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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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Jon Springer

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Technology

Giant Eagle, Grabango Partner on Checkout-Free Technology

The Pittsburgh retailer is the first announced partner for the computer-vision startup aiming to bring Amazon Go-like technologies to existing food stores.

Retailers

Giant Tees Up Next Heirloom Store

The second unit of the newly launched urban format eyes students and residents of Philadelphia's University City neighborhood.

Glover Park residents lost a Whole Foods to legal wrangles

A new ad campaign will raise awareness of a "fresh take" on wholesale clubs ahead of the retailer's Detroit-area arrival.

WGB's Breakroom guest discusses the Kroger partnership, facilitating robot-human interactions and New Zealand pop bands.

Newly launched on-demand delivery services Ocado Zoom and Kroger Rush look to be speeding toward an international convergence.

CEO Ramon Laguarta says shoppers are paying more for items that meet lifestyle demands.

The Kroger-backed speciality chain says the new facility will lower cost of goods and better serve a growing fleet of stores in Florida.

Basket Economics: A new report details drama at Walmart as it confronts the high cost of transformation.

Shareholders defeat assessment proposal, but CEO pledges further waste reduction following 2020 goals.

Grocery workers OK union leaders' call to strike, adding burden to a heavy negotiating slate for Kroger and Albertsons.

A planned Whole Foods store near Rochester, N.Y., is delayed over community opposition; developer alleges a local food retail rival is partly to blame.