Jon Springer

Executive Editor


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.

Articles by
Jon Springer

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A New Signal for Stop & Shop

Basket Economics: Farewell to the “wedge”—and whatever it stood for.

Fresh Food

Digitizing the Local Supply Chain

Forager founder David Stone joins WGB's Break Room to discuss harnessing the potential of the local food trend through technology

Retailer's first U.S. acquisition will establish a heavy presence on Long Island.

The natural and organic retailer said effective marketing and promotions drove store traffic as sales leverage overcame the expenses.

Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Stop WALMART Act" would prohibit stock buybacks for companies that don't meet proposed wage guidelines.

The warehouse operator is focusing on "what we can control" as it waits out sluggish pricing.

Sharp pricing, omnichannel convenience and a strong U.S. economy combine to lift comps by 3.4%.

A new look and feel built around convenience, customization and automation is set to roll out chainwide.

The strategy will seek sales and share growth through omnichannel expansion and leveraging local brands, executives shared during Capital Markets Day presentation.

A pilot with Ford and Postmates will gather data, gauge customer reception as delivery options evolve.

Frans Muller's "Leading Together" strategy will step up capital spending, supported in part by cost reductions.

The retailer and bondholders of its acquired company tangle over covenants as new loan nears.