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 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
in Viewpoints Jan 21, 2013

When Shoppers Ask About $8 Milk

Supermarkets should have a say in the new Farm Bill....More
in Viewpoints Dec 03, 2012

The Top 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2013

Mini-meals, dads, breakfast along with Millennials and Baby Boomers all are expected to make the news next year....More
in Viewpoints Nov 05, 2012

What Supermarkets Can Learn From the Food Network

Retailers are speaking the new universal language: food....More
in Viewpoints Oct 01, 2012

Are Millennials the Perfect Supermarket Employees?

Supermarkets should seize the opportunity to mold the next generation of workers, the Millennials....More
in Viewpoints Sep 08, 2012

Retailers, Make Sure There’s an App for That!

Supermarkets should take the lead in food app empowerment....More
in Viewpoints Aug 04, 2012

Supermarket Slide: Down 15 Points in 11 Years

The 15-point decline in sales share should serve as a wake-up call to supermarkets and their employees....More
Penton Media Food Group and Related Sites

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×