Jon Springer

Executive Editor

Articles by
Jon Springer

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Fresh Food

Q&A With an Organic Chicken Farmer

Farmer turned entrepreneur Corwin Heatwole vistits the WGB Breakroom to discuss traceability, merchandising, private brands and hot wings.


Lidl to Open 1st Long Island Stores

Sites in West Babylon and Center Moriches to kick off wave of new stores and Best Market conversions.

In a new play to meet consumer demand for convenient, prepared meals—and further blur the lines between channels of trade—the grocery retailer is partnering with a leading virtual restaurant chain in four cities.

Trade media brand's editorial staff unpacks their list of must-haves for their family feasts.

In a conversation with WGB, store manager Kyle Boyd talks fresh-food volume, e-commerce and the arrival of in-store robots.

The newly unveiled checkout-free store may benefit Ahold Delhaize stores, but its developers have eyes on a bigger opportunity.

Walmart's urban e-commerce brand will reportedly wind down after one year and a restructuring.

In the case, which alleges that former Aldi employees took competitive information to discount rival Lidl, ground rules were established but a settlement wasn't reached.

John "Jeb" Bachman and Mary Kay Haben join as nonemployee directors as the discounter's board expands to 11 members.

SKU reductions and "simplified" assortments cause near-term disruption but will position the club chain for long-term growth, CEO says.

A test unit at Retail Business Services' headquarters in Quincy, Mass., allows shoppers to "scan in" and walk out.

The retailer said the incoming executive, who was instrumental in the development of Amazon Prime, will influence loyalty, digital integration and e-commerce programs.

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