Last week, National Convenience Distributors attended the Asian American Retailers Association trade show at the New Jersey Convention and Exhibition Center in Edison, New Jersey. The event offered retail attendees a chance to – as AARA’s tagline suggests – “come. Meet. Collaborate” with spotlighted vendors and distributors.
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.
Labor Day may signify the end of summer, but there are still plenty of warm days ahead. As a result, consumers are looking to enjoy the late summer and early fall sun. Use this tobacco guide to learn more about these seasonal favorites and expand your offerings.
It’s back to school time, which means that students — and their parents — are constantly on the go. Whether it’s an early morning drop off, on the way to a friend’s house, or rushing off to practice, neighborhood convenience stores are the number one stop along the way.
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.
As temperatures soar, consumers are more likely to purchase bottled waters and other functional beverages. Take advantage of the heat and make a splash this summer with National Convenience Distributors’ full selection of trending bottled beverages!
While temperatures are heating up, National Convenience Distributors is cooling down with exclusive deals on top-performing ice creams.
While there’s nothing quite like a summer barbeque, consumers can still get the same ‘fresh off the grill’ flavors on the go with National Convenience Distributors’ foodservice roller grill program.
On July 8 through 12, National Convenience Distributors headed down to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the Premium Cigar Association Convention and International Trade Show — one of the largest shows in the premium tobacco industry.
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.
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.
Summer means consumers are heading outdoors, but what are summer outdoor activities without the foods and games that make them so special? We’re summing up the best products to help you step into summer!
This past May, Hostess debuted their limited edition “patriotic” strawberry Donettes and red, white and blue CupCakes. Since the treats are only available until July 4, this is the last chance for retailers to secure the seasonal sweets before Independence Day.
National Convenience Distributors held their summer trade show yesterday at Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event marked Century Distributors’ — NCD’s Mid-Atlantic Division — trade show debut with the NCD family of distributors.
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.
73% of consumers have summer travel plans, and with travel, comes snacking. Whether consumers are on route to the beach, the airport, or a long road trip, odds are they are going to stop to refuel or prepare for the journey ahead. Kelloggs’ new Cheez-It Puff’d products are ready for summertime travel.
National Convenience Distributor’s led BP’s 35th Annual Community Scholarship Game Night Fundraisers as a premium sponsor yesterday, Thursday May 26. The NCD sales team attended the casino-themed event, which was held at Citi Field.
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.
This past Friday, four employees from National Convenience Distributors volunteered at the INN — located in Hempstead, New York — helping to provide fresh meals to the homeless and hungry.
National Convenience Distributors Celebrates Evening of Hope with the American Cancer Society.
Shooting for the Stars: How Big Dipper Dough’s Co-founder, Austin Groesser, Built a Successful Start-Up
How a teenager in Michigan built a successful start-up by selling edible cookie dough. Now, the business supplies over 3000 retailers nationwide.
National Convenience Distributors is excited to announce the promotion of Stacey Mazzella to Senior Marketing Director.
National Convenience Distributors announced their summer trade show details last week. The can’t-miss event will take place on Thursday, June 23 at Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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.
As parents scramble to find the perfect spring-inspired treats for their children’s Easter baskets this week, be prepared for the Easter candy rush with Kinder Joy chocolate eggs.
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.
To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re sharing about the women behind National Convenience Distributors.
At the close of each year, National Convenience Distributors awards Manager of the Year to the company’s most outstanding leaders. Please join us in congratulating Christian Beaulieu and Lou Troilo, our 2021 Managers of the Year.
Allergy season is predicted to start up to 40 days earlier this year, with pollen counts projected to climb to 250 percent. Here’s what you need to know about spring allergies.
This past February, Ferrero announced the reinforcement of their Cocoa Charter and Action Plan to show their further commitment to sustainability efforts.
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.
On January 18, the State of New Jersey approved a bill that will require certain tobacco product retailers to stock and sell nicotine replacement therapy products. The new act will become effective 60 days after the date of enactment, or March 19.
Though the groundhog may have seen his shadow, spring is only a few weeks away – which means that it’s time for a deep clean. Transition into the new season with these tips for a successful spring cleaning.
This past Valentine’s Day, General Mills released their new cereal flavored popcorn to convenience stores. The innovative, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Cocoa Puffs inspired snacks pack salty-sweet nostalgia into every crunchy bite.
Valentine’s Day is a massive opportunity for convenience stores. Here’s how to get your store ready.
Convenience stores have a chance to win big with these Super Bowl snacks.
ONE Brands’ protein bars are the tasty secret to helping your customers uphold their resolution — for good.
How the fourth largest convenience store distributor in America is building more successful small businesses, even during coronavirus.
National Convenience Distributors released a new website to bring their divisions together and to streamline both vendor and customer communication.
The team at National Convenience Distributors is spreading the holiday cheer in the only way they know how— philanthropy.