Jenna Telesca

Jenna
Telesca
Content Director,
Supermarket News

Twitter: @jennatelesca

Articles
Whole Foods sources produce from store roof greenhouse 
The greenhouse that sits on the top of Whole Foods’ Brooklyn, N.Y., store recently started harvesting from its crop of lettuces, leafy greens, herbs and seven types of tomatoes.
Class of its own: Supermarkets offer inventive courses 
Retailers get creative with classes on food preservation, flower arranging and pregnancy nutrition.
Online retailer offers lobster ‘dock to doorstep’ 
Delivering lobsters to consumers is a tricky business, but online retailer GetMaineLobster.com manages to do it with only seven employees.
Martin’s runs 100-day health challenge 
Starting on May 5, Martin’s Super Markets, South Bend, Ind., are running a 100-day challenge as part of its new Be Smart, Be Well Initiative.
Gallery: Lucky's first Montana store
Earlier this month, Boulder, Colo.-based Lucky's Market celebrated its entry into the state of Montana with a bacon-cutting ceremony.
Retailers work to expand reach of seafood 
Demoulas Market Basket and Long John Silver’s have rolled out initiatives to increase consumer seafood consumption.
Uncertain PEDv impact on pork supply 
With 27 states reporting positive tests for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) to the USDA, the food industry has been showing concern over the pork supply and wholesale prices in the coming months.
Gallery: Seafood Expo highlights

The Seafood Expo North America (formerly the International Boston Seafood Show) was expected to bring in more than 19,000 seafood manufacturers and retailers into the city of Boston. 

Supermarkets score high on customer experience 
Grocery stores have some happy customers. H-E-B and Trader Joe’s took the top two spots on the Temkin Group customer experience ranking.
Some retailers look to food hubs for local sourcing 
Sourcing from small, local farms can pose challenges for retailers who need a guaranteed steady supply of high-quality product.
Tops freshens prepared foods program 
Tops Friendly Markets, Williamsville, N.Y., has been mixing things up in the deli and prepared foods departments.
Gallery: Tops Friendly Markets deli store tour
Tops Friendly Markets caters its prepared food and deli offerings in each store to the tastes of the customers in the market.
Diners look cross-channel for prepared foods 
Prepared foods are a staple for many shoppers, and they are purchasing them at different types of retailers, according to the most recent “The Why? Behind the Buy” report by Acosta Sales & Marketing.
Consumers want citrus convenience 
When shopping for citrus, customers have varying expectations when it comes to tangerines and grapefruit.
Frosty outlook marks domestic citrus 
Growers in Florida and California are anticipating a drop in citrus production this season.
Comments
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

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.

Best,
Jenna...

United will supply eight Texas Albertsons
May 9, 2014

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

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