Core-Mark is a wholesale supplier of consumer packaged goods.
The company was founded in 1888 by the Glaser brothers, who passed it on through their family for generations.
The Glaser family sold the company to David Gillespie in 1974.
Today Core-Mark distributes packaged consumables such as cigarettes, tobacco products, snacks, grocery items, candy, perishables, health and beauty aids, and nonalcoholic beverages, to almost 30,000 retailers.
Customers include convenience stores, supermarkets, mass merchandisers, and specialty retailers.
The company serves customers in 50 states and through 30 distribution centers.
Core-Mark is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol CORE, is a member of the S&P 500, is #346 in the Fortune 500, has 5,617 employees, and had $7.94 billion in revenue in 2013.