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 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
in Total Access Mar 03, 2009

Ready or Not

Like Bob, I’m also preparing for Expo West with lots of anticipation, and not about the weather. This year’s attendees can’t be blamed if they’re....More
in Viewpoints Mar 02, 2009

How Retailers Benefit From New Cost Dynamics

The business press has been full of articles about a pricing standoff between food retailers and suppliers. As the story line goes, suppliers,....More
in Viewpoints Feb 23, 2009

Why Internet Ranks First for Nutrition Information

Supermarkets are putting more effort into becoming comprehensive sources of nutrition information, but a new survey finds grocers are coming up short....More
in Viewpoints Feb 16, 2009

Is the Next Shoe Dropping in Retail Price Battle?

No one expected this to be an easy year for food retailers, but an analyst's warning last week raised the level of concern about how major grocers....More
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