AMCON Distributing

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AMCON Distributing Company
Public
Traded as NYSE MKTDIT
Industry Wholesale and retail distribution of consumer products
Founded 1986
Headquarters Omaha, Nebraska, US
Revenue $828.76 million (As of 2013)[1]
Number of employees
755[2]
Website www.amcon.com

AMCON Distributing Company is an American retail and wholesale consumer commodities sales and distribution company. Their wholesale products, which include processed and perishable foods, as well health care and tobacco products, are distributed to stores, supermarkets, and outlets primarily in the Rocky Mountains and southern regions of North America.[3] The company operates two segments including wholesale distribution segment and retail segment.[4] The company also operated sixteen retail health food stores in Florida and the Midwest.[5] The company operates 4,500 convenience stores and 16,000 different products.[6] In October 2012, it was ranked as the ninth largest convenience store distributor in the United States based on its annual sales.[4][7]

Background[edit]

AMCON Distribution Company was established in 1981 in Omaha, Nebraska. While AMCON is primarily known for distributing cigarettes and tobacco products, the organization additionally operates retail health food outlets in 16 different locations throughout the midwestern United States and Florida.[3][8][9] According to AMCON's 2013 Annual Report, 73 percent of the company's consolidated revenue was generated mainly from cigarette business during fiscal year 2012 and 2013.[10]

As of September 2012, the wholesale distribution segment operates over 5,000 retail outlets and the retail segment has carried over 30,000 product brands.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DIT Key Statistics | AMCON Distributing Company Comm Stock - Yahoo! Finance". Finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ "company summary". 
  3. ^ a b "DIT Profile | AMCON Distributing Company Comm Stock - Yahoo! Finance". Finance.yahoo.com. 2013-12-31. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  4. ^ a b c "AMCON Distributing Co (DIT.A) Quote Reuters.com". Reuters.com. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  5. ^ "AMCON Distributing Company". AMCON Distributing homepage. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  6. ^ "AMCON Distributing Company Company Profile from Hoover's". hoovers.com. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  7. ^ "Convenience Store Distributors-Top 10 in the U.S.". convenience store distributor directory. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  8. ^ "AMCON Distributing Co.: NYSEMKT:DIT quotes & news - Google Finance". Google.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  9. ^ "Amcon Distributing CO (Amcon Distributing Company Inc) - Omaha, Nebraska (NE) | Company Profile". Manta.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  10. ^ "AMCON Distributing Company for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013". Sec.gov. 2013-11-08. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 

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