Teresa wins Star Women in Grocery Award
Teresa Spinelli: President – Italian Centre Shop
Canadian Grocer Magazine, THE magazine for all things business in grocery, has put Teresa at the top of the list of winners for 2014.
Since taking over the helm of the independent grocery chain from her father, Frank, in 2001, Teresa Spinelli has grown the Edmonton-based Italian Centre Shops to three stores from one. She’s also opened a restaurant, called Massimo’s Cucina Italiana.
He highlights that Spinelli is active in her community and has supported various McCauley area school and park projects. She also spends time in her stores greeting customers and motivating employees. “When you walk into any of her stores, you see
Spinelli, who grew up working in her father’s store, describes the three C’s that she says are most important to her in business: connection,
“I learned ‘the more you give, the more you get’ from my dad,” says Spinelli. “I am very committed to our community and we all do our best to participate in community fundraising and related initiatives. To do anything well, it takes a village. I don’t do it for glory or recognition, but every time I do something from my heart, the universe brings it back to me twofold.”
Awards will be presented
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 – 7:30AM – 10:30AM
The International Centre | Conference Centre Entrance
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON.
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