19 Feb

ASG Welcomes Uncle Giuseppe’s to its Network of Independent Stores

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Port Washington, NY, February 18, 2019 – Port Washington, NY–ASG (Associated Supermarket Group) becomes primary supplier to full-service specialty grocer, Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, a leading Italian food retail destination with locations in Long Island and Ramsey, NJ.

At a time where supermarkets are destinations for fresh produce and specialty foods, ASG will focus on improving Uncle Giuseppe’s center store business. ASG is committed to ensuring growth and profitability for Uncle Giuseppe’s by providing the tools and resources to respond to market conditions with adequate assortment.

“We are very excited to have Uncle Giuseppe’s as our newest customer and look forward to working together with a shared vision to achieve their growth objectives”, said Joe Garcia, CEO of Associated Supermarket Group.

“We are delighted with the opportunity to provide our merchandising services and supermarket support solutions to the Uncle Giuseppe’s group of stores,” said Zulema Wiscovitch, Chief Administrative Officer of Associated Supermarket Group.

Uncle Giuseppe’s is an institution in the New York supermarket space.  They place a special emphasis on the shopper’s experience with Italian themed stores offering a wide variety of homemade pastas and sauces, specialty foods, mainstream groceries, and a rich assortment of produce and meat. “We are excited about our partnership with ASG. In the same manner we treat our customers like family, ASG has committed to us the same level of loyalty and support,” said Carl DelPrete, CEO of Uncle Giuseppe’s.  “Dealing with ASG over the past several months has shown all of us at Uncle Giuseppe’s their commitment to service, professionalism, and their ability to execute at the highest level,” he added.

“We are dedicated to the way we are implementing retail services and execution for Uncle Giuseppe’s. Our ISE teams will provide schematic category assessments and analytics, so Uncle Giuseppe’s can offer consumers a top-selling product-mix that will continue to meet the changing consumer demands,” said Ken Scher, SVP of Retail Development of Associated Supermarket Group.

Associated Supermarket Group, LLC (ASG) serves independently owned supermarkets in the New York Tri-State Area and other cities along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. ASG provides store financing, leverages its relationships with suppliers and vendors, as well as its collective buying power to provide efficient procurement, distribution, marketing, merchandising, advertising, promotion and other retail solutions. ASG’s supermarket banners include Associated, Compare, Met, Met Fresh, Metropolitan City Market, Pioneer and other independently named stores. For more information about Associated Supermarket Group visit, www.asghq.com.

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Photo: Uncle Giuseppe’s. 1108 Route 112 Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 https://uncleg.com