AWG Partners With DoorDash To Offer On-Demand Grocery Delivery To Independent Grocers

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) today announced it has entered into a channel partnership agreement with DoorDash to offer on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent grocers through the DoorDash marketplace app and website. These grocers can leverage the DoorDash platform to build an ecommerce offering that meets the needs of their local community base and extends to areas where they may not have previously been able to reach. 

AWG Congratulates Jimmy Nichols as the 2022 Recipient of the TGCSA Retailer of the Year Award

The Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association (TGCSA) Retailer of the Year is selected annually to recognize distinguished leaders from the grocery and convenience store operator companies that are members of the industry association. This recognition by the association is based on exemplary service to the food industry and the communities they serve and includes excellence in retail operations, association service, leadership, and individual standards.

Associated Wholesale Grocers and IRI Partner to Launch AWG Partner Gateway

February 3, 2022 IRI

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG), the nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler to over 1,100 independent companies and over 3,200 supermarket locations in 28 states, and IRI®, a fast-growing global technology leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced a strategic partnership to launch AWG Partner Gateway, a portal to enable integrated and seamless collaboration between AWG members and their vendor partners using IRI Liquid Data® technology.

FTC Launches Inquiry into Supply Chain Disruptions

November 30, 2021 Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission is ordering nine large retailers, wholesalers, and consumer good suppliers to provide detailed information that will help the FTC shed light on the causes behind ongoing supply chain disruptions and how these disruptions are causing serious and ongoing hardships for consumers and harming competition in the U.S. economy.

AWG Breaks Ground on Upper Midwest Division’s New Warehouse in St. Cloud, Minnesota

November 23, 2021 Associated Wholesale Grocers

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) officially commenced construction on its new fresh and frozen warehouse as part of the launch of its Upper Midwest Division with a groundbreaking ceremony in St. Cloud, Minn. The advanced and ultramodern 330,000-square-foot warehouse is scheduled to open in Fall 2022. The event was kept small and included local AWG member retailers who will be served out of the new division, AWG’s board of directors, management, and local teammates.