David Orgel

Principal, David Orgel Consulting
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David Orgel is an award-winning business journalist, industry expert and speaker. He is currently the principal of David Orgel Consulting, delivering strategic content and counsel to the food, retail and CPG industries.



A new look at Gen Z consumers and employees

From health preferences to career intentions, columnist David Orgel writes about how Gen Z’s evolving perspectives provide new opportunities for retailers.

Talking to consumers about price and availability

Columnist David Orgel discusses how retailers need to communicate with empathy in the face of ongoing inflation and supply chain challenges.

Building strategies around local products

In his latest column, David Orgel points out how from sustainability to customer experience, retailers are finding reasons to advance the local trend.

A technology-labor balancing act: Retailers increasingly will need to develop new in-store approaches that weigh staffing versus automation

This month, columnist David Orgel addresses the impact of retail checkout technology on staffing, hiring and retaining associates.

Getting creative with hiring and retention

In this latest column, David Orgel highlights how retailers need to work harder to become employers of choice.

A transformed community role for retail

Columnist David Orgel examines how two years into the pandemic, retailers are supporting communities and society in more ways than ever.

Raising the bar on sustainability in 2022: Consumer expectations drive retailers to choose more conscious policies and act on them

Columnist David Orgel shares how food and drug retailers should make new commitments to environmental sustainability with efforts that impact not only the environment, but also consumer trust and loyalty.

Eyeing 2022 trends from new store launches

This month, columnist David Orgel takes a look at retailers continuing to push the envelope on store development for consumers’ changing needs.

The Perfect Storm: Navigating this highly complex holiday season

This month, David Orgel discusses how retailers need to pull out all the stops to reduce supply chain hurdles and reassure consumers.

Embracing a changing world of marketing strategies

Columnist David Orgel examines the mix of approaches that retailers will need to reach more varied shopper bases.