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

06/09/2023

White House Touts Easing Grocery Inflation, Supply Chain Improvements

Biden Administration predicts continued food-at-home declines but heeds impact of still-elevated prices
06/09/2023

Jones Soda Names New President and CEO

Beverage vet David Knight takes on key role
06/09/2023

Value, New Products on Wish Lists at UNFI Holiday Show

Natural wholesaler's event draws 2,500+ participants
06/07/2023

Giant Eagle Debuts Own Retail Media Network

Regional grocer launches Leap Media Group, with early-adapter major brands
06/07/2023

Fareway on the Move in Central Iowa

Grocer welcomes shoppers to Bondurant store this week, plans a new location in Story City
06/07/2023

Pacvue, Instacart Expand Partnership to Provide More Targeted Ads

Groups sync technologies to help brands better connect with shoppers on Instacart platform
06/07/2023

Tough Earnings Quarter for UNFI

Sales tick up, but net income drops nearly 90% as economic aftershocks reverberate
06/06/2023

What Grocery Foot Traffic Tells Us About 2023 So Far

Placer.ai expert talks with Progressive Grocer about food retail trends and opportunities
06/06/2023

Sprouts Farmers Market Preps 4 Stores for Grand Openings

Grocer sets opening dates, hiring events for a trio of sites in Florida and 1 in Colorado
06/06/2023

H-E-B's Favor Kicks Off 10th Anniversary With Giving Campaign

Texas delivery service donates proceeds of sales this month to Feeding Texas