Jon Springer

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Jon Springer

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Campbell’s CEO Reviews a Bowlful of COVID Learnings

Consumer response to the pandemic triggered consumption patterns that could be "sticky," Mark Clouse said, but will require stores and suppliers to rethink the soup category.


Village Comps and Profits Soar in Q3 as Chain Adjusts to COVID Crisis

The ShopRite operator incurred $5.5 million in new worker and store safety measures in the period.

The deal reunites Ahold Delhaize with dozens of stores in South Carolina and Georgia that its predecessor once owned; Bi-Lo to sell pharmacies to CVS and Walgreens.

As the economic picture darkens, retailers need to refocus private brand attention from their national counterparts to their retail rivals.

Collaboration between retailers and supplier is improving but benefits skew toward retail, Coresight/Precima survey shows.

Ira Kress says he is determined to build momentum in a post-COVID world by doing what’s right by shoppers today.

The one-time private owner realized a series of big returns from public stock sales.

Traffic slowness, department shutdowns and economic distress render the retailer a “victim of its own success,” one analyst said.

Officials of Dollar General and Dollar Tree say the pandemic drove new visitors who were impressed with their improved store offerings.

All three divisions of the retailer and wholesale distributor see Q1 sales spike, resetting fiscal outlook.

The former Earth Fare and Lucky’s units will reopen by the end of the year, the retailer said.

A behind-the-scenes pivot in its U.S. strategy helped the influential discounter arrive at a milestone two years late—or six months early.

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