Rutter’s Farm Stores of Pennsylvania Joins The Nexxus Family

DANVERS, Massachusetts (September 20,2012) – Rutter’s Farm Stores of York, PA, has chosen to partner with The Nexxus Group, an industry-leading provider of Scan Based Trading solutions. The Nexxus Group will employ its proprietary Scan Based Trading tools to manage the newspaper category at 57 company-owned Rutter’s Farm Stores locations throughout Central Pennsylvania. The program with Rutter’s Farm Stores will commence on Monday, December 3, 2012.

Rutter’s history runs deep in Central Pennsylvania, dating back to 1747 when the grandson of William Penn deeded York County farmland to the Rutter family. Brothers George and Bud Rutter established the family’s dairy business as a two-man operation in 1921 and set the standards for high quality and customer service company hallmarks. Rutter’s Farm Stores were established in 1967 as an additional outlet for distribution of Rutter’s Dairy products and now maintain locations in York, Lancaster, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin and Franklin counties.

Rutter’s Farm Stores fall under the umbrella of parent company Rutter’s Holdings, Inc. Rutter’s Farm Stores now employs 1,250 across all locations and is ranked No. 15 on the Central Penn Business Journal’s list of the Top 50 Fastest Growing companies in Central Pennsylvania, the sixth consecutive year the company has made the list. The 2012 ranking, announced in mid-September, is 12 spots higher than 2011 and stands as testament to the company’s concerted efforts for continued growth.

“We are excited about the efficiencies that our program will bring to Rutter’s,” 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.”

Rutter’s Farm Stores Announcement

About Rutter’s Farm Stores

Established in 1967, Rutter’s Farm Stores is headquartered in York, PA and maintains 57 locations in six counties throughout Central Pennsylvania. The company distributes Rutter’s Dairy products, employs 1,250, and ranks in the Top 20 among Central Pennsylvania’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2012. For more information, visit the company website at:

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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