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FAIIR Retail Partner Program

Align your company with Illinois’ most powerful voice for retail.

The Federated Alliance of Illinois Independent Retailers is the only statewide organization representing retailers of all types, including apparel, restaurants, boutiques, entertainment and more.
FAIIR Retail Partner Program allows our non-retail suppliers and supporters to participate in FAIIR communications and events.

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Our Retail Partners


Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at

Experience faster, more affordable whole person care with Bamboo Health. With a breadth of solutions and interoperability that only Bamboo Health can deliver, healthcare providers across the country can now work together on a shared platform with unique data, insights, and clinical decision support tools needed to enhance their patients’ physical and behavioral health. Whether you’re a patient, provider, or represent a health plan, state government, health system, hospital or pharmacy, Bamboo Health has a solution to fit your needs. Find out more about our diverse set of solutions by visiting

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) is the largest publicly traded wholesale distributor delivering healthier food options to people throughout the United States and Canada.
UNFI distributes over 250,000 natural, organic and conventional products to more than 30,000 customers including natural product superstores, independent retailers, conventional supermarket chains, ecommerce retailers and food service industry.
Learn more at

Advocate Partners


Certco’s original name was Central Wisconsin Cooperative Food Stores. We began in 1930 when five retailers in the Madison area joined together to get lower prices through combined purchasing.
Today, Certco services over 200 stores throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and Iowa. We have added on to our main distribution center numerous times, installed an HBC/GM and Specialty Foods facility and a new freezer facility. Certco currently has just under 1 million sq. ft. of distribution space with room to grow. We currently distribute over 59,000 items for today’s independent grocery retailer. Learn more by visiting Certco online.

Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on broadband, aggregation, and streaming with over 56 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit for more information.

With nearly 6,000 local employees, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region ( serves customers in central and northern Illinois, including the Chicago area, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan. “Like” Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region on Facebook by visiting @Comcast. “Follow” Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region on Twitter at @ComcastIllinois.

FMS  – Best in Class Accounting & Payroll software and Business Process Outsourcing from Industry Experts

Since 1974, FMS’ mission has been to help retailers succeed by providing operators with the financial information and support they need to run their business.  FMS provides accounting, payroll, and income tax solutions to independent retailers.  We know the critical role that time plays in retailers’ ability to make strategic decisions involving cash, costs, sales, labor, inventory, and shrink.  FMS employees understand grocery because we come from the grocery industry.  FMS is proud to be an NGA preferred partner.

You can learn more about FMS by visiting or by contacting Randy Klotz @

VITI Companies

THE VITI COMPANIES  is a family-owned, independent agency that has been providing insurance and financial solutions for more than 80 years.  VITI Companies provides many solutions for businesses including but not limited to: Group Health, Property & Casualty, Worker’s Compensation, Voluntary Benefits, Medicare and Disability and more. Their mission is to help clarify your business needs and empower you to make the strong, educated choices that provide the best coverages while keeping in mind impact your bottom line.  To learn more visit

Spotlight Partners

Associated Wholesale Grocers

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) is the nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, serving over 1,100 member companies and over 3,100 locations throughout 28 states from 8 full-line wholesale divisions. The consolidated sales for AWG are approximately $10.6 billion. In addition to its cooperative wholesale operations, the company also operates subsidiary companies which provide certain real estate and supermarket development services, print and digital marketing services, health and beauty care, general merchandise, pharmaceutical products, specialty foods, and natural and organic products.

Learn more by visiting AWG online at