Jenna Telesca

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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.
The Big Overlap: Albertsons and Safeway 
Of the 10 key markets, San Diego and the Oxnard-Ventura counties had the greatest overlap for Albertsons and Safeway store marketshare. SN maps out the distribution of retailers in those markets.
Leonard Green, CVC to purchase Advantage Sales  1
Advantage Sales & Marketing will soon be under new ownership. Apax Partners said it would be selling its majority interest to equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners.
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...

Merge right: 10 key markets
May 22, 2014

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United will supply eight Texas Albertsons
May 9, 2014

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

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