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AWG reports record sales at annual meeting

- Retail
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. reported record consolidated company sales of $12.3 billion, an increase of 13.65% on a comparable basis over 2021 and distributed $273 million of year-end patronage immediately following its Annual Shareholders Meeting held today.

AWG Brands private labels post record sales year

- Retail
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 announces CEO transition

- Retail
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. today announced that its president and CEO, David Smith, will retire at the end of 2023. Dan Funk, AWG's COO, will assume the office upon Smith's retirement.

Associated Wholesale Grocers, DoorDash partner for on-demand delivery for independent grocers

- Retail

KANSAS CITY, Kan., AUGUST 1, 2022 – Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. BB #:101651 today announced it …

AWG, IRI team up on grocery retailer-vendor portal

- Retail
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.

AWG breaks ground on Minnesota distribution center

- Retail
The new Upper Midwest Division will serve AWG member retailers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

AWG plans to consolidate Memphis divisions into newly-planned Mississippi DC

- General News
The new facility will be completed in 2023 and will feature automation technology and an evolved organizational infrastructure designed to enable long term, sustainable growth and success for its retail members.