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.

Posts by Jon Springer

in Viewpoints 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Viewpoints Jan 29, 2014

Food Lion revamp wins over a longtime supporter

Pricing and service investments are reawakening sales at Food Lion....More
in SN Social 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
in Total Access 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
in Refresh Apr 13, 2012

Earth Fare: All Over the Map

Today, Akron. Tomorrow, the world. That could be the trajectory of Fletcher, N.C.-based natural and organic chain Earth Fare, after it was dealt from....More
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