Homeland Acquisition Corporation selects Nexxus to administer Scan Based Trading Program

DANVERS, Massachusetts (May 2, 2013) — Homeland Acquisition Corporation, Inc., the employee-owned parent company of 78 branded store locations in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, has signed on with The Nexxus Group, an industry-leading provider of Scan Based Trading solutions.

The Nexxus Group will employ its proprietary scan based trading solution to manage the newspaper category at HAC’s branded Homeland, United, Cost Plus, Country Mart, Super Save and Super Plaza stores. The program is slated to take effect on July 29.

HAC, Inc. is based in Oklahoma City, OK. The company formed in December 2011 when the company was sold by Associated Wholesalers Grocers to the employees under an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). AWG had acquired the 44-store Homeland chain in 2002.

HAC, Inc. has established itself as a vibrant community partner. The company partners with the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, taking part in the “Thunder Gives Back” holiday assistance program helping Oklahomans in need. The company is also an official sponsor for the athletic programs at both the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.

Additionally, the company’s “Dollars For Schools” program allows customers to raise money for specific schools when they make purchases using their Homeland One Card.

“We are excited about the efficiencies that our program will bring to HAC,” says Jim Rao, Chairman and Founder of The Nexxus Group. “We look forward to working with such a growth-minded company with such a long and storied history.”

Homeland Acquisition Corporation Announcement

About Homeland Acquisition Corporation, Inc.

Based in Oklahoma City, OK, Homeland Acquisition Corporation, Inc. is an employee-owned company established in 2011 under the direction of President Darryl Fitzgerald. HAC, Inc. is the parent company for 78 branded stores under the Homeland, United, Cost Plus, Country Mart, Super Save and Super Plaza banners in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.

For more information about HAC, Inc., please visit: http://www.homelandstores.com.

About The Nexxus Group

Established in 2003, The Nexxus Group provides the industry’s leading full-service Scan Based Trading (SBT) solution and is a trusted business solutions and services partner at more than 50,000 locations for 90 retailers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The Nexxus Group delivers an innovative and cost effective SBT solution to both retailers and suppliers by providing data exchange, sales and margin reporting, consolidated billing and world-class customer service. The Nexxus Group clients report more efficient and effective management of product categories while increasing sales and lowering costs in the supply chain. The Company’s customers include market leaders in the Convenience, Grocery, Mass Merchant, Discount and Specialty Retailer industries as well as National CPG Suppliers. The Nexxus Group supports retailers and manufacturing partners in categories such as Bakery, Propane, Books, DVDs, Snacks, Novelties, Magazines and Newspapers.

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