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 Mar 11, 2011

Explaining Labels

The labels appearing on products are becoming a growing source of controversy and confusion. Consumers want and need straight information on the....More
in Total Access Mar 10, 2011

Going Mobile, Naturally

The natural and organic products industry may have its roots in small natural foods shops espousing a simple back-to-nature philosophy, but these....More
in Total Access Feb 01, 2011

Snow, Again

While immersed in the logistics of product movement here at the FMI/GMA Supply Chain Conference, I am also grappling with my personal logistics -- i....More
in Total Access Jan 31, 2011

Finding the Flaws

Given the danger and difficulty of what they do, the military has a way of commanding respect and attention from average citizens such as myself....More
in Total Access Jan 28, 2011

Escaping the Snow

There’s no doubt about it: If trade shows in the winter didn’t exist, they would have to be invented, just so people in snow-battered regions like....More
in Viewpoints Jan 24, 2011

New Technologies Augur Change at the Checkout

For supermarket operators, the checkout remains the technological linchpin of the store, the very heartbeat of retail activity. As such, retailers are....More
in Viewpoints Dec 06, 2010

Retailers Need to Prepare for New Refrigerant Rules

This week, two major environmental conferences that involve the food industry are taking place. In Cancun, Mexico, the Cancun Climate Summit, the....More
in Total Access Oct 18, 2010

How do you define “Sustainability?”

Sustainability has been a hot topic for the past decade. But, when it comes to agriculture, what does the term “sustainable” mean, exactly? The....More
in Total Access Oct 17, 2010

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

With door hangers and trade ads, Dole has been asking PMA attendees to come by its booth this year and check out what it’s calling “Produce With....More
in Total Access Oct 17, 2010

A New Breed

Like any major trade show, PMA offers plenty of opportunities to check out new products that haven’t hit the market yet. In an industry like produce....More
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