Phil Lempert

Contributing Editor, Supermarket News

For more than 25 years, Phil Lempert has been an expert analyst on consumer behavior, marketing trends, new products and the changing retail landscape. He’s identified and explained impending trends to consumers and some of the most prestigious companies worldwide. Known as The Supermarket Guru, Lempert is a distinguished author and speaker and is currently a contributing editor to Supermarket News.

Posts by Phil Lempert

in Viewpoints Aug 29, 2014

Why Uber matters in food

I’m sure you have noticed how Uber has upped the game in same-day delivery, social media, mobile payments – and food....More
in Viewpoints Apr 28, 2014

Will consumers shop for organics at Walmart, Target?

It’s been quite an interesting few weeks in the world of organics, with Walmart and Target announcing expansion of their organic offerings....More
in Viewpoints Feb 06, 2014

The future of natural supermarkets

Supermarkets have always been resilient to meet consumer needs, changing innovations and trends....More
in Viewpoints Dec 09, 2013

Obesity Battle: The Role of Supermarkets

Now is the time for supermarkets to prove that they are at the center of the health and wellness community....More
in Viewpoints Oct 28, 2013

The Supermarket of the Future Is Now

Losses to other channels should serve as a wake-up call for supermarkets to change their ways....More
in Viewpoints Sep 16, 2013

The Genome, Nutraceuticals and Your Store

Genetics will soon be used to identify individual preferences in taste, smell and texture....More
in Viewpoints Aug 12, 2013

A Tale of Two Tomatoes in One Italian City

Feasting on tomatoes from different restaurants reminds us that taste trumps trends....More
in Viewpoints Jun 17, 2013

The Challenge of Health and Wellness

Communication goes both ways: Shoppers must have access to clear, fact-based information, and they must also be willing to listen....More
in Viewpoints May 06, 2013

What Supermarket Cashiers Need to Know

Consumer panel reveals that too often coupon users see the cashier as “the enemy.”....More
in Viewpoints Mar 11, 2013

Washington Should Learn From Supermarkets

Our nation’s leaders could learn a lesson from food retailers about compromising. They (and we) are in this together!....More
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