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    Founded in 1989, the NSA is a trade association that represents the interest of independent supermarket owners in New York and other states throughout the East coast.
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    Current membership represents approx. 400 supermarkets .
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    Most members are of Hispanic descent, and their stores are predominantly located in minority neighborhoods.
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    In the last decade, the NSA Scholarship Foundation has granted close to one million dollars in educational scholarships to deserving underprivileged students from neighborhoods served by our members.


NSA BRINGS SMILES TO 200 NYC CHILDREN


New York, NY — On March 23rd, 2016, the NSA surprised 200 kids from Upper Manhattan with toys to children from the Alianza program, which is a part of Catholic Charities. 

The logistics of the distribution was organized by the NSA team, led by its President Rudy FuertesDavid Corona, Johnny Urena, Alex Guzman and his family, the NSA staff as well as Javier Fuertes who was also joined by his wife. 

In addressing the children, NSA President Fuertes expressed that "this afternoon we want to make sure you know we care for you. We want you to continue doing good at home, school and here in the program as well. We would also like to thank Ms. Luz and her team at Catholic Charities for making this possible."

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NATIONAL SUPERMARKET ASSOCIATION LEADS WIC REFORM EFFORTS AT SOMOS CONFERENCE IN ALBANY

Independent Store Operators Call for Governor Cuomo to Reform WIC (see full article & more images)

Albany, New York – Hundreds of store operators, employees, and WIC recipients took part in the first-ever legislative panel focusing on WIC reforms held at this year’s 29th annual SOMOS El Futuro Conference in the State Capitol. 

The National Supermarket Association (NSA), which represents over 400 independent members in the New York metro area and Florida, has been leading the campaign so that WIC recipients do not have to travel miles for their specialty exempt baby formula. As it stands, the policy is that such formula can only be sold in supermarkets with pharmacies. In addition, the administration is attempting to reduce the number of locations where WIC cards can be used, which would create an increase burden on low-income New Yorkers.  

The panel - "The Impact of WIC Reforms on Neighborhood Stores" - was filled to capacity, even with participants standing. High-ranking elected officials were also present including Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., NY Public Advocate Letitia ‘Tish’ James, State Senators Adriano Espaillat and Jose Peralta and Bronx Councilmember Ritchie Torres. Staff from Governor Cuomo’s office was also in attendance. 

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INNOVATIVE MOBILE COUPONING SERVICE IN 400 NEW YORK SUPERMARKETS


March 18, 2016

NEW TECHNOLOGY WILL REVOLUTIONIZE SHOPPING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND CONSUMERS ALIKE; 15% OF DCOUPON PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS VIA NSA CARES

The National Supermarket Association (NSA), representing the interests of independent supermarkets owners in New York and other U.S. urban cities, together with Scanbuy, Inc., the global leader in mobile marketing solutions, today announced the launching of dCoupon. The innovative mobile couponing service gives manufacturers the ability to create redeemable digital coupons for a whole new audience—the 2 million NSA urban supermarket consumers.  Mobile coupons will be obtained from brands and redeemed through consumers’ mobile devices at checkout counters in neighborhood bodegas, grocery stores and supermarkets.

dCoupon is a scalable mobile coupon management and redemption service designed to enable stores and brands of any size to embrace mobile couponing like never before.  Tagged by Scanbuy as a “disruptive technology,” dCoupon was created to address the best interests of brands, retailers and consumers. 

For the first time, any brand has the opportunity to create and distribute an unlimited number of coupon campaigns, select participating retailers and personalize mobile coupons. Most importantly, dCoupon enables brands to track attribution of coupons from distribution type to acquisition and redemption—while only paying for redeemed coupons.  This fundamental shift in today’s coupon ecosystem gives brands more control over spend and greater visibility into true return on investment of advertising campaigns.

NSA supermarkets will enjoy next day clearing, cost reduction on managing brand promotions and control over managing mobile coupon campaigns. In addition, dCoupon gives supermarkets the unprecedented ability to receive proceeds from coupon redemption fees.

Consumers gain access to mobile coupon savings for neighborhood supermarkets through QR Codes, URL links or retailer loyalty cards. Most notably, their participation provides an automatic contribution to valuable social programs in urban neighborhoods via pledged donations to NSA Cares.

“This is a historic agreement that will deliver immediate savings to our customers and expand technology to help our stores grow their business, while funding charitable efforts to serve different communities through NSA cares,” said National Supermarket Association President Rudy Fuertes. “The National Supermarket Association is thrilled to team with Scanbuy and we look forward to a great and long lasting partnership.”

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