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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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Retailers

Get On Your Buyk and Ride

Inside opening day at a dark store of the newly launched ultrafast grocery delivery firm Buyk.

Retailers

Sounding the Alarm on 'Real-Time Retail'

Basket Economics: On Day 1 for Buyk, 'real-time retail' comes to life, and really big ambitions are revealed.

The blockchain-enabled payment and inventive platform can address longstanding industry challenges around redemption and fraud, officials say.

Officials describe Kroger Delivery Now as a "game changer" that will meet consumer demand for immediacy through curated selections in stores nationwide.

The shipping giant said the deal would “open new doors” to growth by expanding package types, and fulfillment options, for delivery partners.

Kroger wrestled with higher costs and called out concern over organized theft, but managed to limit expected sales declines behind continued favorable consumer trends and omnichannel versatility.

Dave Bass, a veteran of Ahold Delhaize's Food Lion and Hannaford chains and a current SVP at its Peapod Digital Labs division, takes over leadership at the newly acquired e-grocer.

The current president of the wholesaler’s Pacific division will take on a new role overseeing local division strategies and best practices from them.

The retailer kept its shoppers in the habit of home food consumption behind pricing and increased convenience, while lapping big gains of a year ago.

The company’s current Miami Division president will fill a role previously held Kevin Murphy, Publix’s president.

The retailer this week introduced a new branding icon meant to highlight omnichannel and fresh strategies, that also unites its varied store banners under a common symbol.

Adrian Frenzel, a former co-CEO of HelloFresh U.S., has joined as COO, and Elmar Broscheit has been appointed CFO.

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