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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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The company's retail operations SVP will take over president role from CEO Todd Jones as part of a slew of new appointments.

The $2.9 billion deal closes, creating what officials called a "premier" grocery wholesaler. Plus, Supervalu's Anne Dament and Mike Stigers join the executive team.

The influential food safety advocate will succeed Stephen Ostroff in key policy post.

As part of Walmart's omnichannel expansion, partnerships, innovations and acquisitions are coming quickly.

Family support for board seen as key blow to activist investor.

Officials in a presentation detail momentum by pinning a "long tail" onto grocery.

The new service will feature specialty, beauty and wellness products from third-party sellers as well as provide the retailer with data to help identify consumer trends.

New CEO Jim Donald won't rule out acquisitions, but debt reduction remains a priority.

The retailer will again reel in new store growth while expecting sales to grow in stores and online.

The retailer said sales and margins improved amid cost reductions and strong e-commerce growth; IT integration complete.

Duetsche Bank research details "inflection point" in adoption and forecasts widespread margin pressures.

Pork deflation intensifies in September, while cereal and beverage retail prices climb.