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 SN Social 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
in SN Social 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
in SN Social 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
in SN Social 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
in SN Social 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
in Viewpoints Oct 31, 2014

How being too late and selling too little will help Kroger win, again

While Kroger still isn’t doing a whole lot of sales on the Internet, the foundation upon which it could build sales might surprise you....More
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
in Total Access 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
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