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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

Inside the Deal to Save Earth Fare

When the natural foods chain he helped build collapsed, Randy Talley hustled to find new investors and old colleagues to save Earth Fare.

Retailers

Can Grocers Make the Most of Their Good Fortune?

A panel of influential industry leaders anticipate long-term benefits from the abrupt food spending shift but warn of adjustments ahead.

50 new pickup sites, three new warerooms and more stores offing Instacart will help the retailer meet an online sales surge.

After reeling in sales flyers as the pandemic struck, both retailers and their shoppers are tuning increasingly to digital ads, sources say.

The new platform combines selling and e-commerce tools with Giant's loyalty and store programs, meeting a key objective of Ahold Delhaize's digital transformation.

Weekend incident at a California distribution center could have been worse, U.S. CEO John Furner says in a memo.

In an interview with WGB, Vivek Sankaran discusses his vision for the company, the sustainability of the food-at-home shift, and why even a recession may not stop it.

A volatile market may have suppressed the initial appetite for the retailer's stock, but analysts see strength in a sustained shift to food at home.

The evolved service offers 2-hour delivery across Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

COVID-19 is forging "a different relationship" between retailers and shoppers, the CEO of the fresh superstore chain said in a livestreamed video interview.

Mercatus has partnered with ShopperKit and FlyBuy to bolster a fulfillment solution that includes picking technologies and location-data for arriving pickup shoppers.

Locker room confidential: A need for contact-free and efficient order fulfillment is sparking innovation in and around self-pickup.

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