NCD Supports Bolla Charity Foundation For It’s Ninth Year

NCD Supports Bolla Charity Foundation For It’s Ninth Year

On Thursday, Dec. 8, the National Convenience Distributors Team attended the Bolla Charity Foundation’s annual gala in support of the foundation’s acts of community service including massive contributions to local Toys for Tots drives, Girl Scouts of the USA, first responders, scholarship funds and, most notably, military veteran assistance programs.

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Delaware Valley Division Affirms Community Commitment at December Town Hall Meeting

Delaware Valley Division Affirms Community Commitment at December Town Hall Meeting

On Tuesday, Dec. 26, National Convenience Distributors’ chief executive officer, Jeff Allen, and Allen Brothers vice president, Steve Ouimette, were invited to represent NCD’s Delaware Valley Division in a town hall meeting held to discuss the tightening of the Pinpoint Program with Philadelphia Police Department’s Commissioner, Danielle Outlaw, who has spearheaded the program. Allen Brothers has been a longtime partner and advocate of the City of Philadelphia’s 25th Police District.

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NCD Holiday Gift Guide: Stock Up On Last Minute Stocking Stuffers and Other Seasonal Items!

NCD Holiday Gift Guide: Stock Up On Last Minute Stocking Stuffers and Other Seasonal Items!

For today’s consumer, Christmas shopping can be stressful, and oftentimes anything but convenient. Though 94% of families both hang and fill stockings, according to a Field Agent survey, many of those families will actually forget the stocking stuffers until the last minute. The same survey found that the top 12 stocking stuffers included candy, with chocolate being number one, as well as packaged snacks, baked goods and gum or mints. While big box retailers sell out fast during the holiday season, convenience stores help shoppers find all these in-demand stocking stuffers in one place, no matter how late. Prepare for this opportunity with these seasonal favorites!

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NCD Celebrates Diwali With New England Retail Partners

NCD Celebrates Diwali With New England Retail Partners

On Sunday, October 30, National Convenience Distributors’ New England Division attended the Sanskar Culture Society Umiya Dham Boston’s Diwali celebration at the Ambrosia in Foxborough, Massachusetts. In addition to celebrating India’s largest and most important holiday, NCD was honored at the event for serving as one of the organization’s top sponsors. The party welcomed over 1,000 attendees, many of which were NCD customers.

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NCD Raises $20,000 For American Cancer Society Event

NCD Raises $20,000 For American Cancer Society Event

Each year, National Convenience Distributors’ proprietary brand, Island Coffee, sponsors the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Jones Beach State Park on Long Island. In addition to their sponsorship, NCD’s marketing coordinator, Maggie Gioia, established a team to participate in the event, ultimately raising nearly $20,000.

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NCD Leads at Annual CDBX

NCD Leads at Annual CDBX

This past week, National Convenience Distributors traveled to Chicago, Illinois for the Convenience Distribution Association’s Business Exchange event. The annual conference, which took place September 12 through 15, offered CDA members unparalleled networking opportunities as well as up to 30 Top-to-Top meetings with critical trading partners.

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The Powerhouse Partnership Continues: NCD Attends ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Breakfast

The Powerhouse Partnership Continues: NCD Attends ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Breakfast

National Convenience Distributors’ Maddie Del Plato and Marty Glick attended the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Long Island kickoff breakfast. The breakfast is held to mark the start of the fundraising period for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Long Island — an annual walk that will take place on Oct. 16 this year. NCD’s proprietary brand, Island Coffee, has been a sponsor of the event for seven years.

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Serving Up Smiles

Serving Up Smiles

For the fifth year in a row, Allen Brothers Wholesale Distribution assisted the 25th District of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Police Department in hosting their annual block party yesterday.

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Watch Sales Climb With Clif Bar This July

Watch Sales Climb With Clif Bar This July

July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and since CLIF BAR Was born on the back of a bike, who better to power the outdoor adventures of consumers than CLIF BAR? Best known for their namesake bar made with rolled oats, CLIF has expanded throughout the years to include protein-focused Builders Bars, kid’s Z Bars and protein Z Bars, Minis, Cereal, Nut Butter Bars, BLOK Energy Chews and Gel, LUNA Bars, drink mixes and artisan-made grocery items.

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Team NCD Leads in Rhode Island 5K

Team NCD Leads in Rhode Island 5K

Last weekend, Erin Mercolino-Nigro and Steve Peterson of National Convenience Distributors took part in Angels Giving Back’s annual 5K race. Alongside their families, Mercolino and Peterson demonstrated NCD’s commitment to their customer partners.

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Top 3 Workplace Wellness Tips

Top 3 Workplace Wellness Tips

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and National Convenience Distributors takes the mental health of their employees seriously. That’s why we spoke with Stephanie Grindell, a licensed mental health counselor, to help us find our top three workplace wellness tips that are proven to benefit mental health.

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National Convenience Distributors Hits Homerun With First 2022 Trade Show

National Convenience Distributors Hits Homerun With First 2022 Trade Show

National Convenience Distributors hit a homerun yesterday with their first trade show of the 2022 season at the Eastern States Exposition Center — better known as ‘The Big E’ — in West Springfield, Massachusetts. With an upwards of a thousand retailers in attendance, the baseball-themed industry event offered countless deals and deep discounts on best-selling products, as well as a chance for customers, vendors and NCD employees to connect.

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National Convenience Distributors Donates to Big Y

National Convenience Distributors Donates to Big Y

National Convenience Distributors’ 50-year-long partnership with Big Y Foods was strengthened this past week with a donation to Big Y’s mission to aid in the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts’s Capital Campaign of The Food Bank. The campaign is helping the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts to build a larger, more sustainable facility.

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Mentos Prioritizes Consumer Health

Mentos Prioritizes Consumer Health

Mentos Fresh Mint and Spearmint Pure Fresh Gum received the ADA’s Seal of Acceptance, which proved that the product was safe and effective in preventing cavities when chewed for 20 minutes after eating. The seal appears on the sugar-free gum’s 50-piece curvy bottle and asserts Mentos’ dedication to consumer well-being.

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