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 Viewpoints Nov 16, 2009

Digital Coupon Checkout Evolves With Cell Phones

Digital coupons may represent a small fraction of the total population of coupons, but their impact is starting to be felt in food retailing. As....More
in Viewpoints Oct 19, 2009

What Technology Is Needed to Survive a Recession?

In good times and bad, retail technology occupies an important place in any food retailer's business. But in the harsh economic climate of the past....More
in Total Access Sep 16, 2009

Show Me the Money!

This is the last day of the FMI Energy Conference. I am closing out the show by presenting SN's Sustainability Excellence Awards to representatives....More
in Total Access Sep 15, 2009

Following Europe

Let's face it, when it comes to environmental progress, the U.S. tends to lag behind Europe. That certainly seems true in the retail business. Chains....More
in Total Access Sep 14, 2009

Change Is Coming

This is the 30th anniversary of the FMI Energy Conference. When you look back at that inaugural year, 1979, there was a lot of talk about renewable....More
in Total Access Sep 14, 2009

Windy Palm Springs Site of FMI Energy Show

The Food Marketing Institute’s Energy....More
in Viewpoints Sep 07, 2009

Sustainability Winners Get Direction From the Top

The first thing that struck me about the winners of SN's 2009 Sustainability Excellence Awards — Publix Super Markets (chain category), Associated....More
in Viewpoints Aug 10, 2009

New Systems Could Lessen PCI Security Burden

It doesn't take too long before there's news of yet another massive data security breach. Last month, Network Solutions, an ecommerce company that....More
in Viewpoints Jun 22, 2009

Laws Needed to Curb E-Fencing of Retail Products

I got a call recently from Brian Scanlon, vice president of loss prevention at Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y., who wanted to know if I was....More
in Viewpoints May 04, 2009

Award Winners Reinvent What They Already Have

In this relentlessly challenging economy, everyone is trying to figure out how to do more with less and get the most out of what they own. That is....More
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