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Retailer Owned. Retailer Focused.
AWG is 100% owned by the more than 1,100 independent member retailers across small towns and big cities in AWG’s footprint. All AWG profits are delivered back to member retailers, helping them feed families and support their communities.
In both products and services, AWG’s vendor partners make up a critical piece of the AWG ecosystem. AWG’s scale helps vendor partners deliver the best cost of goods possible to member retailers while enabling marketplace innovation and relevance.
Experienced. Dedicated. Results Driven. Those attributes and more encapsulate the mindset of the professionals who help member retailers succeed each day. AWG’s supply chain excels due to the expertise exhibited at every link of that chain.
Where Members Come First
Retailers are the lifeblood of AWG. Throughout most of the central and southeast United States these successful independent retailers feed communities and invigorate communities with their businesses.
Our Membership Model
We are extremely proud of our low cost cooperative model and competitive marketing strategies. We have a proven track record with our members including offering the lowest overall cost of goods every day and improving their bottom line. At AWG all of our profits are returned to our members.Learn more
Associated Wholesale Grocers supplies stores in more than half the states in the country. We have 9 modern and efficient distribution centers, totaling more than 9 million square feet.Learn more
From day-to-day operations to building a new store, AWG provides a full complement of Retail Support, Marketing Services, Real Estate and Store Engineering services to assist our member-retailers with everything they need to compete in today’s highly competitive environment.Learn more
Become a Vendor Partner
Looking to partner with AWG to offer your products to AWG retailers? Learn more about all the different types of products available to AWG retailers.Explore the Product Offering
Support Services and Tools
Have a service to support AWG member retailers? AWG is always looking to expand the tools and services offered to retailers.Learn more about Member Support
Current Vendor Resources
Already an AWG partner and looking for information to help you do business more efficiently or to AWG standards? The AWG Vendor Compliance Manual has everything you need to help.Reference the Manual
Coming Together to Deliver Success
As part of the AWG family, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package. In addition to vacation and holiday pay, we provide a number of extras, which include promoting overall wellness. From accountants to sales teammates and everything in between, talented teammates from all different professions make AWG tick.Want to join the team?
An Inclusive Workplace
AWG prides itself on building a diverse and inclusive workforce and fostering an inclusive work environment. From front-line teammates through the leadership team, AWG’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are a focus for AWG.Learn more
AWG retailers impact their communities daily but so do AWG teammates. AWG Cares is AWG’s employee charitable foundation and relief fund that allows teammates to give back to charities, community organizations and fellow teammates in need.Learn more
in the news
The grocery business moves quickly.
Find all the news related to AWG, AWG member retailers, and AWG vendor partners below:
Recently, AWG Cares provided a grant in the amount of $3,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City (RMHC-KC) in Kansas City, MO. The grant request was submitted by
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) announced the appointment of Chris Coborn to the company’s board of directors. Coborn replaced Jeff Reasor, who recently resigned from his position on the board.
AWG Brands, the private brands of Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG), is doubling down on its commitment to quality through an expanded partnership with private brand agency Daymon, an Advantage