In addition to Premier Manufacturing, the Consumer Products segment of USTC includes two subsidiaries that exclusively focus on distributing products: Big South Distribution (Bristol, VA and Suwanee, GA) and Franchise Wholesale (Omaha, NE and Las Vegas, NV). Big South distributes products to retailers and sub-distributors in the Southeastern U.S. while Franchise Wholesale also distributes products to retailers and sub-distributors but in the Midwest and West Coast of the U.S. Both divisions service convenience store chains large and small as well as independent retailers with a single location to dozens of outlets.

Key Points

  • Distribution companies offer one-stop option for discount tobacco products and other general merchandise products
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Big South Distribution and Franchise Wholesale stock all of our brands and styles: Manitou, 1839, 1st Class, Belmore, Shield, Traffic, Ultra Buy and Wildhorse. Within each of our brands they carry the full product lineup from cigarettes to filtered cigars, tubes, pipe tobacco, RYO tobacco and premium cigars. They also carry competitive tobacco companies’ products, which total more than 80 brands, and sell thousands of products every day. These brands include other discount tobacco products comprising cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cigars, tubes, e-cigarettes and e-liquids. The distributors also offer a robust line of tobacco accessories such as candles, incense and lighters, as well as energy drinks, candy and more. They also provide tax stamping operations for more than 40 states. Big South Distribution and Wildhorse Distributing have dedicated sales staff and delivery options available, providing one-stop shopping for more than 10,000 retailers.

Big South Distribution and Franchise Wholesale stock all of our brands and styles: Manitou, 1839, 1st Class, Belmore, Shield, Traffic, Ultra Buy and Wildhorse.