WOODBURY, Minn. — Convenience-store retailer SuperAmerica has reached an agreement for a multi-year contract renewal with Eby-Brown Co. LLC, a leading consumer products distributor to the convenience-store industry in the eastern United States.
Under a long term agreement, Eby-Brown will remain the exclusive supplier to all of the corporate SuperAmerica c-stores and will also be the authorized supplier for the franchise locations.
SuperAmerica and Eby-Brown underwent a review process that was comprehensive and beneficial for both companies.
“The continuation of our long-term partnership continues to advance our commitment to our organizations seven C’s. The focus on our customers, compliance, creating value for our unit holders and continuous improvement are just some of the reasons we’re excited to extend our relationship,” said Jack Helmick, president of SuperAmerica. “Eby-Brown has always been a solid performer and fantastic partner, and we’re confident that together our companies will continue to improve and achieve our mutual goals.”
Tom Wake, co-president of Eby-Brown, said, “We look forward to partnering with SuperAmerica in the years ahead. The valued relationships we share with our customers are extremely important to Eby-Brown. Providing the absolute best service to our customers is engrained in our company’s culture, and we are thrilled that SuperAmerica has chosen to extend our longstanding partnership.”
SuperAmerica is a part of the Northern Tier family of companies. It operates more than 264 retail locations in Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, based in Woodbury, Minn.
Naperville, Ill.-based Eby-Brown is the largest family-owned wholesale distributor in the convenience-store industry. It owns and operates six distribution centers throughout the Midwest and Southeast.