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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

Store Fulfillment Boosts Target's Q1 Comps

CEO Brian Cornell says winners are emerging in an omnichannel shopping world.

Fresh Food

Ahold Delhaize Testing Dynamic Discounts to Reduce Waste

At an Albert Heijn store in the Netherlands, chicken and fish prices will change in real time as the retailer looks to reduce unsold food.

Investment in Karakuri, which can build a customizable meal to go in 10 seconds, to support Zoom rollout, partners such as Kroger.

Trading in a post-Amazon world—and a subsequent auction—revealed interest in the discount retailer was lacking, filing shows.

Fergie's turned to the Ahold Delhaize unit, acknowledging industry economics can't support single-store operator.

The discounter aims to surpass 100 stores by year-end 2020, hitting a goal once imagined two years earlier.

Basket Economics: Everything worked just as it should at the New York debut of Amazon’s futuristic food store. So now what?

The retailer said U.S. comps improved by 3.4% led by fresh food and private label.

Improved meal merchandising boosts store productivity and guest experience, interim CEO said.

The retailer is partnering with a private investment firm to identify and grow new consumer brands as it transforms "from grocer to growth company."

With discounting a "new normal," the extreme value retailer eyes 10% annual store growth in ambitious IPO filing.

Move builds on Cargill’s other partnerships in alternative protein.