Jenna Telesca

Now at Bat: Five Executives to Watch 
New roles, new challenges face these industry leaders
Blue Bell expands recall to all products  1
Blue Bell Ice Cream, based in Brenham, Texas, announced last night that it is voluntarily recalling all of its products due to a risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Gallery: 10 key Kroger data points
SN highlights 10 key data points about Kroger.
Retail Royalty: The keys to Kroger’s kingdom 
Through the ups and downs of the last decade, one thing has stayed the same — Kroger’s identical store sales growth.
On Topic: What are the emerging food trends? 
What emerging food trend do you think supermarkets should be aware of?
Northgate aims for ‘platform of respect’ 
Helping underserved communities have access to fresh foods is about more than just the food, said Oscar Gonzalez, Northgate Gonzalez Market co-president, at a panel at the Expo West show in Anaheim, Calif.
Kroger gains market share in 18 markets  5
Kroger Co. is giving Walmart a run for its money. In fiscal 2014 Kroger gained market share in 18 of 20 markets tracked by Nielsen, and Walmart is a major player in 15 of those markets, Kroger said in a conference call with analysts on Thursday.
Roundy’s Q4 exceeds expectations  1
Roundy’s had strong sales in the fourth quarter. Net sales were $1.08 billion for the fourth quarter ending January 3, 2015, an increase of 26.1% compared to the same time period last year.
SpartanNash expands loyalty, PL programs  1
SpartanNash is rolling out a new consumer relations platform to Michigan stores for its loyalty program.
Albertsons-Safeway: What's happening now? (audio slideshow) 2
SN’s Western Retail Editor Elliot Zwiebach reports on size of the newly combined Albertsons and Safeway and how the company is handling banner names and leadership in this audio slideshow.
Harmons, Sendik’s see lift from fresh-cut  1
Harmons and Sendik’s Food Market dedicate a lot of resources to their fresh-cut produce programs and continue to see sales results, the retailers said during an NGA Show panel.
Independents get creative with online, delivery services 

Setting up online ordering and delivery operations can be difficult, but panelists at The NGA Show described alternate approaches for independent retailers to dip their toes in e-commerce waters.

NGA highlights core strengths of independents 
At The NGA Show in Las Vegas, NGA officers outlined the ways independent retailers differentiate themselves.
Gallery: Mariano’s new South Chicago store 1
Mariano’s opened its new location in Evergreen Park, Illinois.
Festival Foods: Grows naturally 
Onalaska, Wis.-based Festival Foods has its eye on continued health and wellness growth.
Hornbacher’s, Bruggeman’s to purchase 2 Super One stores
June 25, 2015

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Delhaize grows sales in Q1 as inflation slows
April 29, 2015

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Global Format Innovation: What does the future look like?
September 26, 2014

I like the phrasing "experiental retailing." I think it's interesting how modern retailers are looking to old methods to give customers a better experience in the store such...

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...

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