Jenna Telesca

Content Director,
Supermarket News

Twitter: @jennatelesca

Big stores still work for Kroger 1
While Target Co. announced plans earlier this month for a 12,000-square-foot store, Kroger is still seeing traction with its 120,000-square-foot locations.
Kroger reports 9.4% earnings increase in Q2 5
Kroger Co. reported another quarter of solid earnings on Thursday.
Roundy’s board member resigns
John R. Willis has resigned from Roundy's board of directors.
Sprouts price checks produce weekly
Sprouts Farmers Markets doesn’t happen upon the best pricing in town; it’s the result of consistent data collection and research.
New service pops recipe ingredients onto FreshDirect orders 
Through a browser bookmarklet, users highlight ingredients on any online recipe and those products are automatically added to a FreshDirect shopping list.
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.
The power of 'Wow!'
September 10, 2014

Great point that grocers should put on their consumer hats to find that wow factor.

It also sounds like food retailers should ignore conventional wisdom about the...

How good is your produce — really?
August 24, 2014

Interesting point! I think this mindset could be applied to all the perimeter departments. Many retailers see the meat department or bakery department as standouts, but...

Merge right: 10 key markets
May 22, 2014

Hi Martha,

When you go to the log in screen (at the top right of our homepage) there's a link you can click on to retrieve your password.


United will supply eight Texas Albertsons
May 9, 2014

Thanks for pointing this out. We've made the correction.

A Closer Look at the FDA Antibiotic Retail Meat Report
April 5, 2013

Hi Rick,

It seems that only raw chicken products were sampled. They sampled either a wing, breast, or thigh:


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