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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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Retailers

Kroger Delivers an Upbeat Update

Three years in, and helped along by pandemic shopping disruption, Rerstock Kroger is meeting its ambitions, officials say.

Retailers

Consumer Worry Shifts From Food Safety to Food Prices

Dunnhumby survey reveals 91% of U.S. consumers closely watching grocery prices, and nearly half report poor personal finances.

New brands and tech help retail members who "live our purpose," CEO Joe Colalillo said; Neil Falcone named chief financial officer.

In a traditionally busy season for store openings, pandemic leftovers and other planned sites are arriving quickly, including H-E-B's debut in West Texas.

Zach "n' Cheese" Chatham discusses his “roll” marketing an iconic CPG brand Coast-to-Coast, which happens to be in his blood.

The discounter sets Nov. 5 as opening day for its first two stores in the Grand Canyon State.

Job postings and a new site en route to Philadelphia portend a long-awaited East Coast expansion front for the high-flying California discounter.

Still riding pandemic consumer behavior changes, the retailer believes market is underestimating it.

The partnership between Ocadao and Mymex isn’t necessarily what you think is, but when it comes to automating online grocery, every bit helps.

Manav P. Thaker joins WGB's Breakroom to discuss the intersection of hospitality and online retail, great Indian food restaurants, and how Subziwalla demonstrates 'authenticty through personalization.'

Albertsons Pay offers bank-connected and stored-value options, providing shoppers with cash-free checkout and opportunity to drive deeper digital relationships

An analysis of location data from Placer suggests that ‘mission-driven’ shopping that came with the COVID outbtreak built loyalty for conventional food stores at the expense of some fast-growing alternatives.

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