Jon Springer

Retail Editor, Supermarket News

Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the beverage industry for a variety of publications, consumer markets for KPMG, and retail real estate for Shopping Centers Today, the magazine of the International Council of Shopping Centers. A former daily newspaper sports reporter, Jon is also a baseball historian and author of the book, "Mets by the Numbers" (Skyhorse Publishing, 2008). He lives in Brooklyn with his family.

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Mar 20, 2015

'They turned the Albertsons green'

With the idea of seeing how the Haggen has been received in new communities, I reached out to an old college friend for initial impressions. His....More
Mar 16, 2015

It's not you, AmazonFresh, it's me

All that stood between me and Internet groceries was a cartoon monster, writes SN's Retail Editor Jon Springer about his experience using AmazonFresh....More
Mar 06, 2015

Food suppliers call for squeeze play

A trip through the aisles at Natural Products Expo West show on Friday indicates squeezable packaging isn't just for kids anymore....More
Jan 28, 2015

Top 75: Sights on a moving target

As one of SN’s signature projects and among its most popular annual features, SN’s Top 75 list — and its companion, the Top 50 Independents ranking....More
Nov 14, 2014

What's next in 2015 food trends

Food trends in 2015 will be marked by more sophisticated tastes aided by travel, technology and the entrepreneurial Millennium generation....More
Oct 22, 2013

Analyst Predicts Top Food Trends for 2014

NEW YORK — A continuing move toward healthier eating will meet desires for bright tastes and pureness that will resonate in the kitchen in 2014, a....More
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