On Thursday, September 21, the National Convenience Distributors family of vendors, retailers and teammates came together for the Fall 2023 Trade Show at Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The show garnered over 1,100 customers, all of whom were excited to “rake” in the savings on the exclusive deals of nearly 300 presenting vendors. But the best of all? The Spin to Win Wheel helped to generate the highest level of customer engagement experienced by the NCD trade show series.
National Convenience Distributors (“NCD”), the 4th largest wholesale distributor to the convenience industry, today announced the acquisition of Colonial Wholesale Distributing, Inc., one of the Southeast region’s largest full-line wholesale distributors to the convenience and grocery store industries. Financial terms were not disclosed.
National Convenience Distributors’ executive vice president of government affairs, Kyle Feldman, was awarded for Excellence in Regulatory Engagement at an R.J. Reynold’s business session in North Carolina earlier this month.
This week, National Convenience Distributors’ executive vice president of governmental affairs, Kyle Feldman, traveled to Washington D.C. for the Convenience Distribution Association’s annual Day on the Hill. The advocacy program brings various distributors together for policy briefings, educational speakers, networking and interactive meetings with members of Congress.
Last week, General Mills officially launched Pillsbury Funfetti Popcorn in the convenience segment. The release marks the third confectionary-inspired, ready-to-eat popcorn to join their 2022 line of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Cocoa Puffs.
Business was ‘blooming’ at National Convenience Distributors’ spring-themed trade show. With roughly 200 vendors and over 1,000 retailers in attendance, the April 27 event kicked off NCD’s 2023 show season.
Last week, the NCD team traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend Total Products Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
This past Thursday, Team NCD attended the United States Naval Academy’s Midnight Madness in Annapolis, Maryland.
General Mills fans are in for a treat this March 1. As a “major player” in the cereal bar space, General Mills has announced the release of a new treat bar variety – Chex Mix.
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.
This past Thursday, National Convenience Distributors hosted their football-themed 2022 fall trade show at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. With nearly 200 booths to choose from, attending retailers scored on exclusive deals on innovation items and bestsellers.
From Oct. 1 through Oct. 4, National Convenience Distributors traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada to the annual National Association of Convenience Stores show at the Las Vegas Convention Center for three days of team bonding, vendor and customer connection, networking and industry-focused education.
This webinar provides an overview of the guidelines and point-of-sale materials that are made available by the FDA to assist retailers in preventing the sale of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21.
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.
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!
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.
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 week, National Convenience Distributors’ CEO, Jeff Allen, and NCD’s executive vice president of government affairs, Kyle Feldman, attended the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association’s annual conference at the Gettysburg Hotel and Visitor Center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The two-day event — Tuesday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 15 — highlighted trends, innovation and challenges within the food retail industry.
Last week, National Convenience Distributor’s sales and procurement teams headed to the National Confectioner’s Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago. Annually held at McCormick Place, the expo is an industry resource for confectionary innovation.
Team NCD headed up to Villa Venezia in Middletown, New York yesterday for their first offsite sales meeting since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 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.
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.
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.
National Convenience Distributors is excited to announce that they will be holding three, in-person trade shows in 2022.
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.
National Convenience Distributors (“NCD” or the “Company”), the 5th largest wholesale distributor to the convenience industry, today announced that Jeff Allen has been named its Chief Executive Officer. Edward Berro will continue as Chairman of the Board. In addition, Paul Murphy has been appointed the Company’s Chief Operating Officer.
One of National Convenience Distributors most successful fundraising events is its Annual Golf Tournament. All of the industries manufacturing and business partners from throughout the country generously support the Annual Golf Tournament that donates its proceeds to early childhood education. To date, NCD’s North Division, J. Polep Distribution Services, has raised over $1.2 Million over the last 15 years.