Jenna Telesca

Engagement Director
Supermarket News

Twitter: @jennatelesca

Articles by Jenna Telesca
USDA Expects Low 2013 Inflation 
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service’s August consumer price index (CPI) report forecast a low supermarket food inflation rate of 1.5% to 2.5% for 2013, and a slightly higher rate of 2.5% to 3.5% for 2014.
Timeline: Dollar General's 75-Year Rise
A timeline of Dollar General's 75 years in the business.
Michigan, New York Expect Apple Crop Comeback
Michigan and New York apple growers expect to recover from last year’s poor harvest with a strong 2013 crop.
Shell Game: Egg Category Enjoys Grade AA Growth 
Egg category sales stay strong, with shoppers giving more attention to protein as well as specialty eggs.
Gallery: 9 Sales Growth 'Power Categories'
These "power" categories have the biggest sales growth in SN's product guide this year. IRI provided this sales data for these categories for the 52 weeks ending June 16, 2013.
SN Category Guide: Signs of Life for Many Products 
Despite a lingering air of frugality left from the Great Recession, some food retail product categories exhibit improving trends, as shown in SN’s annual category review.
Fresh Market Categories on Solid Ground 
Shoppers showed a preference for fresh foods over the latest 52-week period.
Gallery: 5 Chains' First-Half Stock Performance
SN analyzes the 2013 first-half stocks gains for Supervalu, Delhaize Group, Safeway, Harris Teeter Supermarkets, and Empire Co.
Fresh & Easy Food Truck Begins Its Journey  2
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has been getting the word out about its private-label products with a traveling food truck and street fair.
Power Play: SN Talks Trending Ten [Audio]
Part of SN's Power 50 that includes the most influential people in the food retailing industry, "The Trending Ten" were chosen by SN editors based on their current or growing influence. Below SN writers describe what distinguishes each of The Trending Ten.
2013 Power 50: Steven Spinner, No. 6 in Wholesalers 
Last year, United Natural Foods Inc. managed its rapid growth by making it easier for both suppliers to introduce new products and for retailers to stock and manage those products. Now, Steven Spinner is working hard to keep Providence, R.I.-based UNFI’s growth rate on track.
2013 Power 50: John P. Bilbrey, No. 13 in Suppliers 
John P. Bilbrey, president and CEO of The Hershey Co., is ranked No. 13 in Suppliers in SN's 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Joseph T. Hansen, No. 4 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere 
Joseph T. Hansen, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, is ranked No. 4 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Tom Vilsack, No. 5 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere 
Tom Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is ranked No. 5 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2013 Power 50.
2013 Power 50: Generation Y, No. 7 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere 
Generation Y, also known as Millennials, is ranked No. 7 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2013 Power 50.

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