DANVERS, Massachusetts (April 22, 2013) — Worsley Operating Corporation, the Southeast Division of the VPS Convenience Store Group, has become the latest company 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 program to manage the newspaper category at all 244 branded and company-owned Everyday Shop, L’il Cricket, Scotchman and Young’s Food stores located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The program takes effect Monday, June 17.
Nexxus has worked with Village Pantry, another branch of the VPS Convenience Store Group, since 2007. Based in Wilmington, NC, VPS ranked sixth on the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list of top private companies in 2011. The majority of stores across the chain offer full breakfast and lunch menus and the company maintains affiliations with major gasoline vendors such as Carolina Petrol, Exxon-Mobil, Marathon, Shell and BP.
As a committed community partner, VPS has raised funds for the Cape Fear (NC) Boys Scouts Council for the past 30 years; has partnered with Jeff Gordon’s Children’s Foundation for 11 years to raise nearly $3 million for pediatric cancer research; and is involved in fundraising efforts for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
“We are very excited about expanding our partnership with VPS Convenience Store Group,” says Jim Rao, Chairman and Founder of Nexxus Group. “We have enjoyed a mutually prosperous relationship for many years with Village Pantry.”
About Worsley Operating Corporation
Worsley Operating Corporation is the Southeast Division of the VPS Convenience Store Group, based in Wilmington, NC. Worsley manages 244 branded and company-owned Everyday Shop, Li’l Cricket, Scotchman and Young’s Food locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. For more information about the Worsley Operating Corporation and VPS Convenience Store Group, please visit: http://www.worsley.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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