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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

SoCal Unions Prepare to Amplify Demonstrations

Grocery workers in Southern California plan to take their case directly to shoppers as contract negotiations continue with little progress.

Retailers

SpartanNash Q2 Results Allay Some Investor Fears

Returning CEO Dennis Eidson acknowledges challenges, but highlights continued sales growth.

CEO Doug McMillon advocates for debate on assault-weapon ban and support for stronger background checks before addressing the retailer’s financial results.

Ame Go stores in Brazil are the first to be utilizing the Amazon Go-like technology, providing shoppers with new speed and the retailers with e-commerce-like data.

The retailer will build a state-of-the-art location in the city’s new Riverwalk mixed-use development on the banks of the Schuylkill River.

The newly public company blows past estimates on comps and earnings as shoppers respond to "wow" offers.

Basket Economics: A new leader casts an eye on a differentiated retailer whose advantages are under siege.

Michael Zechmeister is moving on to helm the chief financial officer role for logistics firm C.H. Robinson. UNFI names John Howard to interim role and begins search for replacement.

Margins increased as the retailer held the line on costs.

After a struggle to realize sales and profitability from its prepared foods acquisition, SpartanNash will exit the Fresh Kitchen business as President and CEO Dave Staples resigns.

Co-workers planning a wedding returned to the place they met for an impromptu engagement photo session that went viral.

The retailer said the stores—all acquired from A&P—had underperformed.

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