AWG’s new warehouse in Pearl River, La., will serve retailers from Texas to Florida.
Good News for Retailers
As it enters the Gulf region, AWG will be competing for business with three other major wholesalers: Supervalu, Minneapolis, and C&S Wholesale Grocers, Keene, N.H., both voluntaries; and Associated Grocers, Baton Rouge, La., a cooperative. “The region is over-populated with wholesalers now,” an industry observer told SN, “and there’s a lot of money and other incentives flying around to encourage retailers down there to make some changes. As a result I suspect ...
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