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Jon Springer

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Jon Springer is executive editor of Winsight Grocery Business with responsibility for leading its digital news team. Jon has more than 20 years of experience covering consumer business and retail in New York, including more than 14 years at the Retail/Financial desk at Supermarket News. His previous experience includes covering consumer markets for KPMG’s Insiders; the U.S. beverage industry for Beverage Spectrum; and he was a Senior Editor covering commercial real estate and retail for the International Council of Shopping Centers. Jon began his career as a sports reporter and features editor for the Cecil Whig, a daily newspaper in Elkton, Md. Jon is also the author of two books on baseball. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English-Journalism from the University of Delaware. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. with his family.

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Harris Teeter will be closing one of its two 201 Central locations next month.

U.K.-based online grocery specialist Ocado bringing grocery ordering, automated fulfillment and home delivery solution to Sobeys; eyeing other partnerships

Hannaford's unique loyalty scheme, which incentives private brand purchases, has launched in all 181 of its stores.

A small e-tailer relying on third-party selling eyes growing direct sales

From robots, to crowdsourcing to the cloud, retailers are moving quickly to adapt technology

Judith McKenna, who helped to lead Walmart’s comeback as its U.S. COO, has been promoted to president and CEO of the company’s International division effective Feb. 1.

CEO eyes cost reductions, fewer competitive entries and modest comp growth in FY18

Instacart is acquiring Unata, a leading provider of digital shopping technologies for grocers, in a deal the companies said would allow Instacart to forge deeper relationships with retailers for whom it provides on-demand ordering and delivery.

Kroger, Costco, Target and Aldi are said to be among several brick-and-mortar retailers expressing interest in acquiring online bulk retailer Boxed.

Walmart is closing multiple locations of its Sam’s Club membership warehouse chain.

The retailer is bumping its minimum wage to $11 per hour and will provide employees with one-time cash bonuses.

A Lidl commissioned pricing study shows competitors have lowered prices where Lidl has arrived.