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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

Unions Approve New Contract in Southern California

Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons workers laud "significant" wage and benefit gains.

Retailers

Ahold Delhaize Rolling Out Electronic Shelf Tags Across Europe

The partnership with Hanshow will provide new customer convenience, as well as new capabilities for the retailer, officials said.

"Transformation is incredibly difficult," CEO Rodney McMullen says as Q2 comps hit the mark and the long-term view is adjusted.

The retailer said customers "love" the $98 annual subscription option, which will be offered in all U.S. delivery markets.

The veteran marketer is promoted as Geoff White takes chief merchant role.

Now known as Fabric, the company seeks rapid stateside expansion.

Consumer demand for specialty brands is fueling new expansion for DSD, despite some withdrawals.

The veteran of Amazon and Homeland Security will shape how the company uses data. Plus, Sam's Club gets a new chief merchant.

Swiftly says its platform for brick-and-mortar stores, which has been backed by retail and CPG veterans such as Ron Burkle and Tad Dickson, will help established grocers compete with online counterparts such as Amazon.

The retailer's Own Brands president succeeds Shane Sampson.

Jeff Carr has led financial strategy at Ahold and Ahold Delhaize since late 2011

Lengthy negotiations yield framework for a 3-year deal to be voted on by workers this week

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