Eby-Brown Announces 2010 Category Captains

Vendors aligned category management resources with distributor

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Eby-Brown has announced the selection of its 2010 Category Captains. These vendor and broker partners were selected based on their knowledge, information resources, market share and commitment to the convenience store industry. Eby-Brown partners with these Category Captains to help their customers increase their sales and profitability.

The following vendors have aligned their category management resources with Eby-Brown in 2010 to bring forth retail category management strategies and recommendations to our customers.
Wrigley Met-Rx Republic [image-nocss] Tobacco Swisher International J&J Sales & Logistics Advantage Sales & Marketing Hershey's General Mills Kraft Foods Lil' Auto Store Procter & Gamble Jack Link's QTG Pepsico A key component of this partnership is to ensure that retailers are provided with consumer-driven category management recommendations designed to grow their businesses

A privately held company, Eby-Brown, with headquarters in Naperville, Ill., is one of the largest distributors in the United States, providing consumer goods and other products to retailers in the convenience channel of trade. Small and large retail chains, as well as independent retailers throughout the eastern United States use Eby-Brown for an array of distribution services, execution and program design.