Jon Springer

Executive Editor

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Jon Springer

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Retailers

Crime Rings, Big Packs and ‘Mind-Boggling’ Reviews as Kroger Navigates Q2

Kroger wrestled with higher costs and called out concern over organized theft, but managed to limit expected sales declines behind continued favorable consumer trends and omnichannel versatility.

Retailers

Ahold Delhaize Appoints Dave Bass to Lead FreshDirect

Dave Bass, a veteran of Ahold Delhaize's Food Lion and Hannaford chains and a current SVP at its Peapod Digital Labs division, takes over leadership at the newly acquired e-grocer.

The current president of the wholesaler’s Pacific division will take on a new role overseeing local division strategies and best practices from them.

The retailer kept its shoppers in the habit of home food consumption behind pricing and increased convenience, while lapping big gains of a year ago.

The company’s current Miami Division president will fill a role previously held Kevin Murphy, Publix’s president.

The retailer this week introduced a new branding icon meant to highlight omnichannel and fresh strategies, that also unites its varied store banners under a common symbol.

Adrian Frenzel, a former co-CEO of HelloFresh U.S., has joined as COO, and Elmar Broscheit has been appointed CFO.

A 55,000-square-foot supermarket and an adjoining liquor store near Louisville would mark Publix's first entry into the Bluegrass State and open another front of competition with Walmart and Kroger.

Basket Economics: A maiden voyage to a new Amazon Fresh store left some questions unanswered.

In a Q&A, Jokr co-founder Zachary Dennett discusses how he believes ultra-convenience can support lower costs and new shopping habits that consumers will find superior to traditional in-store shopping and existing e-commerce options.

Sprouts board member and former CFO Lawrence "Chip" Molloy will succeed his successor at the natural foods chain as Denise Paulonis departs to take a CEO role.

New owner Ahold Delhaize has added a selection of private brand goods to the assortment FreshDirect and is slashing prices as it seeks to better position the online merchant as a "one-stop shop."

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