Jon Springer

Northeast Editor/Retail , 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 09, 2014

Trends meet trends on Expo West show floor

Members of the media covering the Natural Products Expo West show named a frozen chicken verde product from up-and-coming natural brand Luvo as the....More
Mar 08, 2014

Independent natural retailers urged to tell their story

Independent natural food retailers concerned about growing competition form larger natural chains and supermarkets hopping on the health and wellness....More
Mar 07, 2014

Inspiring call to action highlights Robb presentation

A poet, an inner-city gardener, a researcher, a minister, a conventional grocer and a former NBA star were among the guests of Whole Foods Market co-....More
Mar 07, 2014

Sprouting confidence

Jim Nielsen had a lot to be proud of as he led an exclusive tour of Sprouts Farmers Market’s newest prototype in Huntington Beach, Calif. Thursday,....More
Mar 05, 2014

Gigantic superapples for all

A giant green apple with a superhero crest adorns the cover of the current issue of Supermarket News (copies are available on site if you are here at....More
Sep 27, 2013

Expo East: Gluten Free in the Mix

At Expo East: It isn’t just the product attributes themselves, like gluten free, but how they’re executed that determines their success....More
May 12, 2010

Corporate Values in the New Century

A quick thought as I race to beat a noon checkout time: If there was a common thread to the various presentations I covered at this year’s FMI, it....More
May 11, 2010

FMI: Now With Tagline

“Feeding Families and Enriching Lives” is the new tagline for Food Marketing Institute, an organization that until now didn’t have a tagline. Leslie....More
May 11, 2010

And Now ... The Rest of the Story

This morning’s workshop on recruiting new talent to the supermarket industry recalled a similar FMI session three years in Chicago, when a bright....More
May 11, 2010

Adversity to Advantage

Erik Weihenmayer, the blind athlete whose pursuit of the Seven Summits, ice scaling, hang-gliding and other outdoor adventure sports made for a....More
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