Have you ever wanted a particular food item but can’t find it in your favorite store? Maybe you read about it or maybe you saw it in another store, and you wish you could purchase it in a store near you. Well, did you know that YOU, the customer, has a big influence on the products a store decides to sell? In this article, I will give you a quick education on how products get to your stores, and what you can do to get the products you want.
United Markets – locally owned 2 stores
Suggestion box that they take seriously
They work with 40-50 broadline distributors (these are large distributors that carry a wide range of products)
They buy direct from over 200 companies
They also have 15-20 miscellaneous, local vendors
If you want a product, the UPC code is the most helpful piece of information that the store needs, or the empty package of the product