Columnists

This archive contains all columns posted to best-met.com. Complete print editions of Food World and Food Trade News are also available.


Taking Stock

AmazonFresh Exiting Certain Suburban Areas; Expect Whole Foods, Prime Now To Fill The Void Home delivery remains the most complex and costliest option for food retailers. To wit: Peapod and Fresh Direct, who’ve been in the business since the last …

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger discusses recent Lidl and Ahold USA news, as west as the rest of the news of the market.

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger’s take on Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer’s recent comment that stores need to be more exciting, plus the rest of the news of the market.

Aisle Chatter

As anyone who isn’t living under a rock knows, the digital world is taking over all aspects of our lives. As expectations become realities (Amazon, anyone?), bricks and mortar grocery retailers need to get with the program before they get …

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger’s take on the Amazon-WFM deal, plus the rest of the news of the market.

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger’s analysis of the recent Publix debut in Richmond, plus the rest of the news of the market.

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger’s take on the Kroger lawsuit to halt Lidl’s sale of private label items, plus the rest of the news of the market.

Metro Beat

Kevin Gallagher reports in from the Metro New York market.

Soup To Nutz

Maria Maggio reports in from the Delaware Valley market.

Taking Stock

Jeff Metzger’s take on Supervalu considering dumping many or all of its corporate units, based on the success of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy’s newly revamped Shopper’s Market store in Alexandria, VA.