Michael Garry

Supermarket News

Michael Garry has been the Technology Editor for Supermarket News since 2002. His beat encompasses in-store, headquarters and warehouse technology; supply chain logistics; sustainability; and food safety. Previously, he served as managing editor and editor-in-chief for RetailTech magazine. In total he has been covering retail technology topics since 1991.

Posts by Michael Garry

in Total Access Sep 19, 2011

Better Than the Emmys

Since retail refrigeration executives need to be on call 24/7, it probably wasn't too much of a strain for them to attend this morning's 7 am....More
in Total Access Sep 17, 2011

Cool Times in Hotlanta

Atlanta is a good locale for this year’s Food Marketing Institute Energy....More
in Viewpoints Sep 12, 2011

Greenhouses Improve Access to Local Produce

Though still a miniscule part of the food business, the growth of farmers' markets says something important about consumer tastes and where food....More
in Viewpoints Jul 25, 2011

Retailers Can Enlighten Consumers on Bulb Brouhaha

The modest light bulb has become a kind of lightning rod for anti-environmental sentiment in the House of Representatives. Over the past month, House....More
in Viewpoints May 23, 2011

Nutrition Programs Are Influencing Shopper Choices

Since Hannaford Bros. introduced its Guiding Stars program in 2006, nutritional labeling guidance programs of various kinds have proliferated across....More
in Viewpoints Mar 28, 2011

Green Store Programs Can Spur a Culture Change

It was with some chagrin that I read recently that in some of its regions Kroger has ended its practice of giving shoppers rebates of 3 to 5 cents or....More
in Total Access Mar 13, 2011

Laundering Cardboard

Besides all the great natural and organic food on display here at Expo West, environmentalism is another pervasive theme, as my colleague Bob....More
in Total Access Mar 13, 2011

Ground Zero for Obesity

In some respects, it seems odd that Expo West would offer an educational session on food deserts -- communities lacking food outlets -- as it did on....More
in Total Access Mar 12, 2011

Mobile Choices

Retailers interested in offering shoppers mobile shopping capability can offer a "native" app --such as via the iPhone or Android platforms -- or a....More
in Total Access Mar 12, 2011

A Trade Show with Babies?

I have been to many, many trade shows in my life but this is the first one where I have seen an unusual number of children -- quite a few babies, as....More
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