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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Sep 19, 2014

Getting in the game at Expo East

Products marketed for athletes' performance and those with a more general health-and-wellness appeal tended to come together on the exhibit floor at....More
Sep 18, 2014

Reinventing the jerky

Riding the momentum of a number of food trends including humanely raised meats, high-protein foods and reinventing familiar tastes, a variety of....More
Sep 17, 2014

Bugging out at SN's wellness event

Crickets aren't the kind of thing you typically like to hear at a speaking engagement but in this case, it was totally apprporiate....More
Sep 09, 2014

2014 Expo East: ShopRite to highlight SN event

Representatives of Wakefern Food Corp. and its ShopRite retailers will be on hand in Baltimore this month to receive the 2014 SN Whole Health....More
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
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