Jenna Telesca

Is Supervalu on course?  4
Supervalu is seeing progress under Sam Duncan’s leadership, but the company still faces challenges.
Gallery: What's new in produce

Buyers and suppliers made their way to sunny Anaheim, Calif., in record numbers last month to attend the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit show. Overall, 22,400 attended the conference, including 1,150 retailers and 1,090 exhibitors. 


Read more about news and trends from the show on SN's Total Access Blog

Coca-Cola: 2014 Supplier Leadership Award winner for Integrated Marketing 
Coca-Cola’s Share a Coke campaign roared into the U.S. this summer with distinct branding, aggressive social media outreach and related events around the country.
Colgate-Palmolive: 2014 Supplier Leadership Award winner for Sustainability 
An old toothbrush doesn’t necessarily evoke a feeling of possibility, but perhaps it should.
Save-A-Lot sales pace Supervalu Q2 
A focus on perishables at Save-A-Lot is driving results for parent Supervalu.
Retailers help build natural with store brands 
Conventional supermarkets are benefiting from increasing consumer penetration of natural/organic products through their expansion of natural and organic store brands.
Gallery: Roche Bros. goes back to the farm
Roche Bros. is previewing its downtown Boston flagship — scheduled to open next spring — with a seasonal farm stand that will sell produce, flowers and baked goods daily through the end of October.
Door to Door Organics opens new warehouse in Chicago 
Online retailer Door to Door Organics is expanding its footprint in Chicago with a new 25,000-square-foot warehouse in the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood.
FDA, produce community continue FSMA collaboration 
The Produce Marketing Association applauded the FDA’s release of revised supplemental proposals for the Food Safety Modernization Act around produce safety, and preventative controls for human food, animal feed and foreign supplier verification programs.
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.
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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