Jenna Telesca

Content Director,
Supermarket News

Twitter: @jennatelesca

E-commerce operator shops farmers’ markets
Consumers can now get strawberries from their local farmers’ market without actually going outside.
Full speed ahead in fresh foods 
Although it was another strong year for the perimeter, retailers need to be in tune with customer trends and tastes to keep increasing fresh sales.
Employee sues Price Chopper over wages
A Price Chopper employee filed a class-action lawsuit on Wednesday against the retailer alleging she and other staff members had not been fairly compensated for overtime work.
Loblaw looks to fresh; Q2 earnings drop
After battling intense retail competition in Canada from Wal-Mart and Target, Loblaw reported an earnings loss of $425 million (U.S.) for the fiscal second quarter.
Frans Muller, Delhaize Group 
Frans Muller, president and CEO of Delhaize Group, is No. 5 in The Trending 10 and No. 6 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Charles C. Butt, H-E-B 
Charles C. Butt, chairman and CEO of H-E-B, is No. 8 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee Food Stores 
Randy Edeker, chairman, president and CEO of Hy-Vee, is ranked No. 11 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Rick Cohen, C&S Wholesale Grocers 
Rick Cohen, chairman and CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers, is ranked No. 2 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Joseph Colalillo, Wakefern Food Corp. 
Joseph Colalillo, chairman and CEO of Wakefern Food Corp., is ranked No. 3 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Chuck Youngstrom, Aldi U.S. 
Chuck Youngstrom, president of Aldi, is ranked No. 6 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Powerful acquisitions define the Power 50
The food retail industry has seen some big moves in the consolidation of major operators, so several executives chosen for the 2014 Supermarket News Power 50 are involved in recent or pending M&A.
2014 Power 50: The Trending 10 
The Trending 10 — a subgroup of Power 50 leaders — was chosen by SN editors based on the individual’s increasing influence or potential to have an increasing influence in the food retailing industry.
Family Dollar avoids sale rumors; earnings drop
During the third-quarter earnings call on Thursday, Family Dollar executives did not address activist investor Carl Icahn’s demands to sell the company.
Family Dollar under pressure to sell 3
When Family Dollar Stores announces its third-quarter earnings tomorrow, CEO Howard Levine is expected to have additional pressure from investors to sell the chain.
Fresh Market performs consumer research
The Fresh Market is doing its own research on consumer preferences, talking to both customers who shop at Fresh Market and those who don’t.


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