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 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
in Viewpoints 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
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
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