David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

David Orgel is executive director, content, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a column and blog 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 Making Change and chair of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

Posts by David Orgel

in Viewpoints Mar 30, 2009

Has Wal-Mart Found Better Neighborhood Markets?

When Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market was launched in the late 1990s, some observers predicted big problems for supermarkets from this 40,000-square-....More
in Viewpoints Mar 23, 2009

Stars Aligned for Food Safety Progress in Washington

The food safety train is finally moving in Washington. A flurry of developments this month has created optimism that real progress is within reach....More
in Viewpoints Mar 16, 2009

Five Key Steps for Natural Products Growth in '09

A winning trade show these days is one that almost makes you forget we're in a deep recession. That was the case with last week's Natural Products....More
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
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