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.



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.

Growing pet category brings valuable consumer insights

This month, David Orgel discusses how the pet products segment reflects key trends about health and well-being, brand loyalty, and e-commerce.

Raising the profile of retail health initiatives

Columnist David Orgel examines how the health topic is being spotlighted by retailers in broader ways than during the pandemic.

Nailing consumer needs in the second half

As we enter the back half of the year, columnist David Orgel argues that retailers needs to be on point as the pandemic wanes to attract customers and inspire loyalty.

Kroger’s retail school is now in session

Columnist David Orgel writes about how the retailer, in response to the pandemic, is sharing best practices with all stakeholders — suppliers, employees, customers and even competitors — knowing that it will benefit the industry.