Lil' Drug Store Products Awarded 2016 Vendor of the Year Award by RaceTrac Convenience Store Chain
ATLANTA (March 28, 2017):
Lil' Drug Store Products, the #1 Health and Beauty Care (HBC) supplier to U.S. convenience stores, was named a 2016 "Top Dog" Vendor of the Year by RaceTrac, one of the leading U.S. convenience store chains with 435 stores across the South region.
"We are absolutely thrilled to earn this award from RaceTrac," said Tom Brice, Director of Sales for Lil' Drug Store Products. "To be the first HBC partner to receive the Top Dog award from RaceTrac means a lot to everyone who contributed. More importantly, it is very rewarding to know that working together helped RaceTrac's sales performance grow by an average +37% each year."
Founded in 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa based Lil' Drug Store Products is a leading distributor of products to the convenience channel. Lil' Drug has established a proven record of success at growing sales for retailers in a variety of categories including health and beauty care, automotive, and healthy snacks.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, third-generation led, family-owned RaceTrac has been serving guests since 1934 and now operates more than 450 convenience store locations in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. While operating under its mission of making people's lives simpler and more enjoyable, RaceTrac introduced its new store prototype in 2012, debuting Swirl World frozen desserts, an expanded coffee bar and salads, sandwiches, fruits and bakery items delivered fresh daily. The company has been named a top workplace across the four states in which it operates, as well as recognized on Forbes list of largest private companies (1998 - 2016). Convenience Store News has honored RaceTrac on the Top 100 Convenience Stores list (2003 – 2015) and as Retail Innovator of the Year (2012). In 2014, RaceTrac CEO Allison Moran was recognized by Convenience Store News as a "Woman of the Year" and Convenience Store Decisions named RaceTrac as its "Chain of the Year." For more information, visit RaceTrac on FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, Web and LinkedIn..