Eby-Brown to Buy Dearborn Wholesale Grocers
Privately-held Dearborn Wholesalers has been a full service distributor to convenience store clients near its home base in Chicago for the past 75 years. Dearborn carries more than 23,000 different items.
Eby-Brown is the largest privately-held convenience store distributor in the United States, with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion. It serves more than 13,000 locations and employs more than 2,000 people.
Eby-Brown has been owned by members of the Wake family for more than 55 years.