Discount Drug Mart partners with Nexxus Group for Scan Based Trading

DANVERS, Massachusetts (July 11, 2013) — Discount Drug Mart, Inc. is the latest company to partner with Nexxus Group, the Scan Based Trading solutions industry leader. Nexxus Group will employ its proprietary SBT solution at 72 Discount Drug Mart locations throughout Ohio. The program takes effect Monday, October 7.

Parviz Boodjeh founded Discount Drug Mart in 1969 in Elyria, OH with a single store and a one-stop shopping concept. He remains involved in day-to-day operations 44 years later, serving as Chairman and CEO. The company opened its newest store in Brunswick Hills, OH in early May and has annual revenue of $550 million. Discount Drug Mart continues to expand, catering to smaller cities lacking the population base to attract major retailers.

Discount Drug Mart takes pride in being a good community partner and is involved in many charitable initiatives across the state. Its stores are open 365 days a year, including half-days on Christmas and Thanksgiving.

“We are very excited about the efficiencies that our program will bring to Discount Drug Mart,” says Mark Landgren, CEO of Nexxus Group. “We look forward to working with such a growth-minded company with such a long and storied history and commitment to the community.”

Discount Drug Mart Announcement

About Discount Drug Mart

Parviz Boodjeh founded Discount Drug Mart, Inc. in 1969 in Elyria, OH . The company now operates 72 stores throughout Ohio, including Dayton and Columbus. It is open seven days a week, 365 days a year including half-days on Christmas and Thanksgiving. It opened its newest store in Brunswick Hill, OH in May.

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About The Nexxus Group

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

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