2021 Ad Six Month Report Copy

AD Member Sales Up a Record +30% in First Six Months of 2021

Aug. 4, 2021
The latest news at the Affiliated Distributors buying/marketing group.

The Affiliated Distributors (AD) marketing/buying group said member sales in the first six months of 2021 were $28.1 billion, an increase of +30% across its 13 divisions and three countries. Same-store sales were up +17%. Purchases by member companies from AD supplier partners were up +34%. Net distributions to its members were up +37%.

“The exceptionally strong results we’re experiencing in the first half of 2021 are setting the stage for a record-breaking year,” AD’s Chairman and CEO Bill Weisberg said in the press release. “When we see growth in member purchases from AD suppliers outpacing total sales, it serves as a powerful indicator our community of members and supplier partners finds great value from preferentially supporting each other.”