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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.

Articles by
Jon Springer

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General Merchandise

Grocery Stores Winning Over Consumers With Relevance, Convenience, Value

Regional chains, led by H-E-B, climb ranks of Retailer Preference Index

Technology/Services

Ahold Delhaize Pilots Small-Format Frictionless Store

Test unit at Quincy, Mass., headquarters allows shoppers to ‘scan in’ and walk out

First non-Whole Foods location slated to open in Los Angeles in 2020

Trailer-sized store in the Netherlands offers checkout-free shopping

Strong U.S. sales growth leads Q2 results

Grabango testing systems with 3 U.S. chains

Everything worked just as it should at the New York debut of Amazon’s futuristic food store. So now what?

Dollar-store chain continues to build its foodservice offerings

Cites diminishing distinction between parent brand and smaller-format, discount sibling

Member-owned company serves 270 independent retailers

The changing customer and virtual threats are prompting food retailers to curtail traditional avenues of capital investments in favor of innovating with bold new partnerships and unexpected deals

7 Austin stores join Go app test as retailer eyes dominance in digital retail

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