AWG Partners with University of Illinois on Digital Coupon Analytics Project

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) partnered with the University of Illinois Gies School of Business on a research project to discover the effectiveness of digital coupons on customer behavior. The students’ findings are helping to guide AWG Brands’ digital coupon strategy.

AWG Appoints Executive Vice President, Division Operations

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) announced that Derek Jones has been appointed Executive Vice President, Division Operations of the Company effective July 10, 2023. In this role, Jones will lead all operations functions to include divisions, corporate distribution, sales, support, and services.  He will report directly to Dan Funk, President Elect. Reporting to Jones will be Richard Kearns, Executive Vice President, Distribution & Logistics, Emile Breaux, Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Support Officer, and Regional Senior Vice Presidents, Danny Lane, James Vaughan, and Troy Marshall. 

Associated Wholesale Grocers Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event for AllIn-One Distribution Hub In Hernando, Mississippi

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) hosted a ribbon-cutting event today for their new All-In-One Distribution Hub in Hernando, MS. The event was attended by esteemed dignitaries, community leaders, industry professionals, local AWG member retailers who will be served out of the new facility, AWG’s board of directors, management, local teammates, vendors, suppliers and affiliated support businesses. 

Kevin Ladd of Food Giant Supermarkets, Inc. & Al Cole of B&R Stores are Among AWG Annual Award Winners

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) announced the winners of several prestigious excellence awards as part of the 2023 AWG Innovation Showcase and Annual Meeting. Highlighting the award winners are Lou Fox Community Service Award Winner Kevin Ladd of Food Giant Supermarkets, Inc., and Store Manager of the Year Al Cole of B&R Stores, Inc.

AWG Brands Celebrates Record Year

AWG Brands, the private brand family owned by Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG), delivered a 17.9 percent sales increase from the previous year, underscoring the importance and impact of AWG Brands on the AWG cooperative. AWG Brands consists of four unique brands: Always Save®, Best Choice®, Clearly by Best ChoiceTM and Best Choice® Superior Selections®.