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Major, Meg
January 2007
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
The article features Associated Wholesalers Inc. (AWI), a retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative based in Robesonia, Pennsylvania. In its early days, AWI's primary role was that of a purchasing agent mostly for small corner-grocery operators, including classic mom-and-pop stores. The wholesaler today has evolved into a sophisticated, multistate co-op whose focus on the independent retailer's success is as steadfast as ever.


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