Why do I work at AWG?

“As a lover of food, it is nice to work at a place that allows me to see where it comes from.” – Sean

Sean spends most of his time uploading ads for clients. He also creates videos promoting various marketing department offerings. Prior to joining AWG, Sean spent three years as a high school teacher. Sean is an avid cook, sports fan and Kansas Citian.

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Sean’s Blog Posts

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Be a good neighbor

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Price and selection aren’t the only ways to attract customers to your stores. It is also important to be a quality members of the community. There are plenty of things to handle each day and community outreach is easy to…

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Check out the new podcast from AWG: Associated Wholesale Podcast

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We are proud to announce our foray into the world of podcasting with Associated Wholesale Podcast. AWP is our attempt to provide our members another source of information to help them be successful. As podcasts continue to grow in popularity,...
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Live-stream recap of SMCKC breakfast on live-streaming

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On Friday, June 2 Social Media Club Kansas City held its monthly breakfast. Jen Forrest, Director of Social Media at DEG, gave a presentation about live-streaming. It seemed appropriate we live stream our recap instead of a writing a traditional…

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Check out the Fresh EBT app

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AWG is working with Fresh EBT to help retailers connect with SNAP shoppers and capture a higher share of EBT spend. We know that EBT recipients are an important segment for many of our members. Nationwide, the SNAP program supports…

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Tweets from Word Camp Kansas City 2017

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Time for some spring training

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Spring training isn’t just for baseball players. It is also a good time to learn new skills. Brush up on Twitter best practices. Refine photography skills. Learn to code. Each years digital skills are being democratized more and more. Tasks…

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Diving into 2016 ACSI Retail Report

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The 2016 American Customer Satisfaction Index report was released at the end of February. Supermarkets saw a jump of 6.8 percent in their average score to 78 out of 100. While no AWG banners appeared on the list there are...
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Marketing to Millennials

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Continuing our coverage of KCDMA’s Age of the Customer event from January 26. We already have a post about the event as a whole and about a presentation from Angie Hendershot about insights. A recent AWG blog post reminded me of a…

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We are in the Age of the Customer

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Last week KCDMA hosted a symposium on The Age of the Customer. We already have one post covering one of the event’s breakout sessions. This will cover the event as a whole. Obviously, based on the title, all of the…

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Check out the Checkout 51 app

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Checkout 51 is a new offering for AWG retailers. This new app allows customers to earn cash back from purchases made at your store. Retailers can make a product list with offers. Shoppers then buy those items and earn money…

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