Lynn Petrak

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Lynn Petrak is senior editor at Progressive Grocer and a veteran of the food retailing industry with nearly 30 years of experience. Lynn is well-versed in all aspects of the industry and has also contributed to brands including Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, Meat & Poultry, Dairy Field, Farm to Plate, Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Retailer and Store Brands. Lynn also held key communications roles with dairy and beef trade associations. She has also taught journalism classes and earned a journalism degree from Northern Illinois University in 1991.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

01/26/2023

Latest Drive-Thru Grocery Opens in New England

Addie’s welcomes shoppers to its 1st concept store in Norwood, Mass.
01/26/2023

How Do Shoppers and Retailers View One Another?

Studies bring to light perceptions of helpfulness, civility
01/25/2023

New Tech Partnership Extends Checkout Experience

PayPal and Bold Commerce to integrate payments and commerce for greater flexibility
01/24/2023

Sprouts Farmers Market Brings Imperfect Produce to California Stores

Rescued Organics program to improve sustainability and deliver value to shoppers and farmers alike
01/24/2023

Dollar General Tests 3 Mobile Health Clinics

DocGo sites in Tennessee offer preventive care, chronic condition management and non-emergency urgent care
01/24/2023

What’s Trending in the Health-and-Wellness Space?

Research points to consumer focus on sleep, mental health
01/23/2023

1st Look at the New Meijer Grocery Banner: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS

Midwest retailer to open smaller-footprint locations in Detroit area on Jan. 26
01/19/2023

How Are Amazon’s New Features Enhancing the Shopping Experience?

Retail giant expands app capabilities and member/merchant benefits as economic conditions toughen
01/19/2023

Save A Lot Holiday Program Nets $860K+ in Food and Monetary Relief

Discount retailer highlights stores that garnered the most shopper donations
01/19/2023

Shoppers Weigh In on Most Popular Grocers

New YouGov poll puts Aldi, Trader Joe’s and Kroger at the head of the list