Sales

Committed to the success of Independent Retail Grocers

More Independent Retail Grocers are turning to Associated Grocers of New England every day. Stores of every size and format across the six-state New England region and into the Upstate New York/Albany area agree: AG New England is a better choice for independents.

AG New England is at the right place at the right time. In today’s marketplace, we are a formidable resource with serious advantages for Independent Retailers. A comprehensive array of services, products, programs, resources, opportunities and assistance has been designed to meet the needs of today's local independent stores. And most importantly, we do it all from the perspective of you, the retailer. We are owned by independents. Our services and responsiveness all come from your point of view.

Independent Retail Grocers

One size – or one solution – simply does not fit all. Every store and every marketplace is different. That's why we're flexible and always willing to provide the right solutions to meet every store's needs. When a retailer has a question, concern or problem, what they get from AG New England is a quick, solution-oriented response.

We’re eager to tell you more about what AG New England has to offer and how we can serve your store or stores. We have the dedication, technology, resources, experience and people that make a big difference for any Independent Retailer.

Our team of over two dozen retail counselors and product specialists provides in-store retail support that can make a big difference. Services include training and assistance with all aspects of retailing… working hands-on at the store level to help retailers make the most of their operations. With specialists in Produce, Deli/Bakery, Meats, and Center Store Products, we're up-to-date on what's working today and how to strengthen any store’s operations.

We understand the importance of good communication. Customer service and sales support associates work closely with retail counselors and specialists to form a communications network that optimizes service to every store. Armed with a working knowledge of the competitive marketplace and the full support and resources of the Distribution Center, the AG New England team of counselors greatly assists retailers by developing and implementing programs that substantially benefit store operations.

AG New England has recently expanded the retail coverage team in Maine, which now makes possible the same level of support that the rest of New England enjoys.

Please contact our staff if you have questions or would like to discuss how AG New England can help your store reach a new level of success.

Senior Vice President Sales & Development Ed Rawson (603-223-5304), or Director of Business Development Nathan Beit (603-223-5436).

Associated Convenience Grocers

Today's convenience stores think outside of the box when it comes to variety and merchandising, and their customers are rewarding them with higher sales per square foot, increased shopping frequency, and greater profits. The most successful independent convenience operators are continually redefining what they offer their customers. The possibilities are limited only by a store owner's imagination, management skills, and a store's source of supply and support.

Associated Convenience Grocers offers a comprehensive variety of what today’s convenience retailer needs to maximize sales and profitability. We have it all, with an exciting depth of fresh product: fruits and salads, dairy, deli and bakery, and food service items such as soups, sandwiches, pizza and more. We back it up with specialized support services, expanding technology options, and expertise in convenience store operations. No other single-source supplier offers such flexibility, innovation, and dedication to meeting the rapidly changing needs of today's convenience retailers.

The Best Choice for Convenience Retailers

Our Food Service Program has the right mix of products and programs that work on a store-by-store basis, based on customer needs and the level of operational involvement preferred. Choices range from freeze-and-thaw to "make it from scratch" items and everything in between:

  • Coffee
  • Sandwiches & Soups
  • Burgers & Hot Dogs
  • Pizza
  • Meals–to–go
  • Snacks
  • Ice Cream and Frozen Foods
  • Candy
  • Beverages
  • Dairy

Fresh Products:

  • Fruits and Salads
  • Deli and Bakery
  • Meats

Specialized

  • Support Services
  • Technologies and Expertise
  • Targeted Incentive Programs

And More:

  • Cigarettes and Tobacco
  • General Merchandise
  • Health and Beauty Care
  • Store Supplies

Download our Associated Convenience Grocers brochure.

Contact General Manager Steve Felton (603-223-5442).