Jon Springer

Executive Editor

Articles by
Jon Springer

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Retailers

Want a Grocery Job? Kroger Would Like to Chat

Amid high competition for jobs, the retailer is holding its first hybrid career fair, including an option for candidates to chat live with company recruiters.

Technology

Computer Vision Firm Grabango Raises $39M in New Funding

The technology that allows retail stores to offer checkout-free shopping is coming to 4 additional Giant Eagle outlets this year.

Basket Economics: A new DGX in a Huntsville, Ala., parking garage—and another fast-rising hit in Popshelf—have Dollar General rocking.

The online grocer, which touts customized autogenerated shopping lists for its subscribers, intends to increase assortment and invest in technology and marketing.

Matt Garner, CEO of ShopHero, says the sale of the e-commerce provider to logistics firm Dot Foods solidifies its commitment to its retail partners and sets the stage for future innovation.

SKUx co-founder Bobby Tinsley, a former musician, sings the praises of blockchain transforming the promotion into a trackable, secure form of payment.

The "wine-as-a-service" company powering ship-to-home adult beverage sales for retailers has hired the former head of Kroger's Marketplace offering.

As Save A Lot continues to transform to wholesale, it has transferred five corporate stores to c-store operator AQS Foods.

Produce and meat, combo stores and assortment expansion promise growth but freight issues blur the near-term outlook.

If carts and sweepers can be smart, lighting can be smart too.

Amid rising consumer demand for speed—and a concurrent explosion of virtual micro-grocers—Instacart is moving to 30-minute delivery for small baskets from participating retailers.

U.S. consumer spending is roaring back to life and will soon resemble—in most ways, anyway—the pre-pandemic mix, says Jerry Sheldon of IHL Group.

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