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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Jul 14, 2014

Remembering the supercenter

There was a time not all that long ago when Walmart Supercenters represented a food retailer’s worst nightmare. Not any more. But it's still Walmart....More
Apr 23, 2014

The satellites of Planet Walmart

The Bay Area has Silicon Valley. New York has Silicon Alley. Northwest Arkansas has… “The Silicon Alley of Retail.”....More
Jan 29, 2014

Food Lion revamp wins over a longtime supporter

Pricing and service investments are reawakening sales at Food Lion....More
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