David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

David Orgel is executive director, content & user engagement, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a bi-weekly column in Supermarket News. He has previously held editorial positions with other publications covering the business of retailing, including those focused on membership warehouse clubs, outlet stores, and department and specialty stores. He is a board member of the industry’s anti-hunger organization Food for All and a member of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

Posts by David Orgel

in Total Access Mar 09, 2009

Wrapping Up: Lessons From California

Expo West 2009 is now history, but the event is sure to be remembered for the snapshot it provided of this industry at a critical time. It showed an....More
in Viewpoints Mar 09, 2009

Customers Are Still Satisfied, but Does It Matter?

Stocks are plummeting. Consumer confidence is tanking. Home prices are nose diving. It's nice to know that at least one national index is relaying....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2009

Any Way You Want It

It seems Market of Choice, based in Eugene, Oregon, has a good formula for these difficult times. Just as its name implies, the seven-store....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2009

Keeping an Ear to the Ground

Stan Edmundson is a retailer who does his due diligence. The director of merchandising for Kerr Drug, based in Raleigh, NC, was familiar with ear....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2009

Alarm Clock

Let’s face it, a big trade exhibition can be a stressful place, even one aimed at mind, body and spirit. You’re trying to get to your next....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2009

Loyalty Game Plans

Natural foods retailers are increasingly using loyalty marketing and benefiting from word of mouth. That’s the case with the four-unit retailer Jimbo....More
in Total Access Mar 07, 2009

Western Pioneer

A legend of the natural foods industry received yet another honor this week. Sandy Gooch, the name behind the pioneering Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Foods....More
in Total Access Mar 07, 2009

Spare Me The Details

So you’re a brand marketer with a powerful new sustainability message. You’re going to detail every bit of it for your consumer base, correct? Not so....More
in Total Access Mar 07, 2009

Health By the Numbers

It’s one thing to say Americans are becoming healthier, but another thing to quantify it. New data was unveiled here that sheds light on consumer....More
in Total Access Mar 06, 2009

Coming Full Circle

This year’s Expo West is just getting going today, but already it’s clear that a major theme is the continued mainstreaming of the health and....More
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