Welcome to Partner Co+nnection!

New Partner Co+nnection Now Live

Our new Partner Co+nnection vendor portal is now live. We've upgraded our portal to optimize processes and make it easier for you to manage your business with NCG. Submit all future new item, Co+op Deals, and Disco+ver Coupon proposals in the new portal, attend a training to learn how, register here . You'll wrap up business management in this portal with March new item, Co+op Deals, and March/April Disco+ver Coupons. Learn more about new Partner Co+nnection here.

Anyone managing NCG business will need to complete a Partner Connection training webinar to receive credentials to work in the new portal. Access additional training dates and register here to attend. Space is limited so, be sure to register early to get your preferred session.

Get to Know NCG: Attend Our Webinar 

Are you an emerging brand that’s new to working with NCG and unsure where to start? Perhaps you are new to your role at a more established brand and ready to learn about all that NCG has to offer? Register to attend our next Get to Know NCG webinar scheduled for Monday December 17th at 10am CST.

NCG 2019 New Item Review Calendar Available

Access our 2019 New Item Review Calendar here.

October Promotions Scorecards Now Available 

Promotions Scorecard Reports, powered by SPINS, feature overarching performance insights that tell the story of your brands and items within their categories and during promotions at our co-ops. See how your Co+op Deals flyer and feature shelf promotions performed by accessing your Promotions Scorecards in the SPINS portalNot yet familiar with the reports, check out the recorded introductory webinar or click  here learn more. 

Be sure to set up your SPINS portal account so you are ready to access the reports as they are available each month.

Promo Month  Promotions Scorecards Available in the SPINS Portal
November  12/20/2018
December  1/17/2019

Before submitting 2019 contracts or promo planners, be sure to connect with your NCG category manager to learn how you can make the most of your business plan for 2019! Once you've connected with your category manager to finalize your plan, you'll upload your promo planner and then Partner Co+nnection is ready to accept your January-June 2019 flyer, coupon, and new item proposals. Now Accepting 2019 1st Half Flyer, Coupon, and New Item Proposals

Looking for 2019 NCG program information, Click here or visit the Resources section on the left hand navigation bar.

NCG 2019 1st Half Programs Update

Access the update: We're excited to share with you some of the great ways we are working hard to drive shopper awareness and sales for our shared promotions. Showcase your impact with a Cause Promotion and learn more about how our Disco+ver ads connect your brand directly to co-op shoppers. Did you know that rebate discounts are a great way to maximize your return on promotions? We're taking a new approach to Co+op Deals flyer cover ads and are happy to report, our newer premium ads are driving volume and incremental sales. As always, you'll find wonderful stories that connect you to the work NCG and our member co-ops are engaged in to create a positive impact in our world. Be sure to review our updated program sell sheets for our latest fee information. Thank you to our partners, we are truly grateful for the business we are fortunate to share.

About Partner Connection

Partner Co+nnection is NCG’s web-based portal that creates a single source for contact management and centralizes your promotional business activity with NCG.  

Confidentiality

All information provided here is proprietary and confidential and to be used solely for the purpose of conducting business with NCG. By downloading any of the items here you agree:

  • To protect and safeguard the information downloaded against unauthorized use, publication, or disclosure
  • Not to use any of the information downloaded except for the purpose of doing business with NCG
  • Not to, directly or indirectly, in any way, reveal, report, publish, disclose, transfer or otherwise use any of the information downloaded except as specifically authorized by NCG
  • To restrict access to those who clearly need access to carry out business with NCG and to advise them that they are strictly prohibited from making any use, publishing, or otherwise disclosing to others or permitting others use any information downloaded

Questions About Partner Co+nnection?

Email us at partner.connection@ncg.coop