Due North And G&J Partner To Offer Premium Service To Vending & Micro Market Operators And Best In Retail Refrigeration Technologies
TORONTO, Canada, August 31, 2023 – Due North (DueNorth.com) has entered into an exclusive agreement with G&J Marketing and Sales (GandJ.com) to represent Due North’s retail refrigeration merchandisers to the micro market industry across the US. G&J serves the micro market category and leverages hundreds of key customer relationships and 30+ Business Development Managers who support them. Due North partnered with G&J by reason of their longstanding and trusted reputation within the vending industry, who rely on them to help deliver on their business strategies. G&J and Due North have the capabilities, expertise, and scale to bring operators the best and most suitable retail merchandising program for their micro markets.
“Vending Operators embracing micro markets are leading the charge in revolutionizing food and beverage retail, and we have the right products, the manufacturing capacity, and the technology and custom self-contained design capabilities to support their growth,” says Julian Attree, Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer at Due North. “G&J and Due North will provide reliable, attractive and advanced refrigerated merchandising options that enable the ability to create advanced, flexible and innovative micro market solutions that meet the needs of the customer, advancing the self-service experience to a new level.
What does this relationship mean for micro markets, Grab n Go and convenience services?
Business operators can lean on the G&J and Due North partnership to learn about how they can enhance their business performance and access the best in retail refrigeration technologies, so they can be more effective. They’ll have special access to retail refrigeration options from the #1 self-contained merchandiser company: Due North. Other key benefits they gain are:
- Product reliability and supply chain reliability
- Best-in-class product and technology innovations including frictionless and vending
- Superior consumer brand experience that maximizes sales
- Custom retail merchandising programs
“We are proud to bring this exclusive partnership to the vending & micro market operators. This program offering will truly help advance their competitive advantage and simplify their refrigerated retail merchandising,” says Greg Sidwell, Owner at G&J Marketing and Sales. “Unattended retail presents many new opportunities and micro markets are fast growing. They are pushing boundaries and want merchandiser technology providers to work closely with them and step beyond traditional offerings, by offering flexibility, variety and efficiency.”
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About Due North
Due North creates refrigerated, retail merchandising solutions that maximize our customers’ success.
We are North America’s #1 manufacturer of self-contained retail refrigerated merchandisers through our Minus Forty and QBD brands. Our merchandisers better equip retailers of wide-ranging products including beverages, ice cream, frozen desserts, fresh & prepared foods, frozen foods, deli, produce, and pharma.