Biography

Jennifer Strailey

Jennifer Strailey is editor in chief of Winsight Grocery Business. With more than two decades of experience covering the competitive grocery, natural products and specialty food and beverage landscape, Jennifer’s focus has been to provide retail decision-makers with the insight, market intelligence, trends analysis, news and strategic merchandising concepts that drive sales. She began her journalism career at The Gourmet Retailer, where she was an associate editor and has been a longtime freelancer for a variety of trade media outlets. Additionally, she has more than a decade of experience in the wine industry, both as a reporter and public relations account executive. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston College. Jennifer lives with her family in Denver.

 

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Retailers

Walmart Remembers El Paso Tragedy

The retailer honors the 23 lives lost at the Cielo Vista Mall shooting in El Paso one year ago with a private remembrance event at the Grand Candela Memorial.

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Settles Fort Wayne Teamsters Strike

Agreement with the leadership of Teamsters Local 414 in Fort Wayne, Ind., ends the recent strike and nearly a year of new contract negotiations.

Nothing draws a crowd like a Wegmans' store opening, unless that opening is in the middle of a pandemic.

A Boston investment firm recently purchased a property leased to a Whole Foods Market in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood for nearly $71 million, making it one of the most expensive single-tenant grocery transactions on record.

Take a peek inside the retailer's new 46,000-square-foot store in Washington, D.C., which features plant-based burgers, a scratch bakery, local offerings and much more.

Recognized as an international expert in food traceability, Jennifer McEntire has been promoted from VP of food safety and technology to SVP.

Whole Foods Market's recently opened Manhattan West store features a convenient ground floor grab-and-go-market, a sparkling seafood department, locally brewed beers and much more.

The retailer's newest store in West Cary, N.C., set to open July 29, will feature a Live Wait Line Feed camera that allows shoppers to monitor customer turnout online and plan their visit accordingly.

Citing greater cost certainty that could aid other investments, Kroger's CFO makes a strong case for a proposed pension buyout.

A driving force behind the Giant Heirloom Market concept, Paul Madarieta has been honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a 2020 Minority Business Leader.

“A pay bump won’t keep you alive if you contract COVID-19,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who joins the UFCW and Sen. Sherrod Brown in calling for an Essential Workers Bill of Rights that would offer a full suite of health benefits and protections in addition to hazard pay.

The retailer's newest store in Redding, Calif., features an expansive array of local products from wine to beer to fresh produce and more. 

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