Over 35 years of experience

National Alliance Buying Group was created to assist you with purchasing in a more efficient and cost effective way. We are a Business to Business Wholesale Trade Company with over 35 years' experience in this field. Having been both a manufacturer's rep and operated retail businesses gives us a unique perspective of your needs on both ends of the spectrum. We have worked in all aspects of this industry including manufacturing, distribution, sales representation, exporting and product creation.

We have specialized in pioneering new products with promotional activities surrounding these launches.
National Alliance Buying Group represents many facets of commerce allowing you to utilize our
long-standing relationships with vendors, providing solutions to your needs.

  • Implemented national programs working with Shell Oil, Chevron, Phillips 66 - Conoco and Exxon
  • Negotiated contracts for Independent Business owners including such vendors as Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Red Bull, Nestles, Ozarka, Gatorade, All Over Media, and more
  • Beverage DSD - Greater Houston Area
  • Managed DSD sales in general merchandise and novelty products in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi
  • We have the contacts and ability to export containers to South, Central and Latin America as well as Mexico, Africa and the Caribbean
  • We created, produced and distributed pecan pralines nationally primarily through McLane and Valero

  • Designed, built and operated The Strand Market in historic downtown Galveston. This was an upscale market featuring wine, beer, gourmet foods, sandwiches, snacks, candies, bagels, imported tobacco, imported cigars, HBA and many other products. We catered to tourists, downtown employees, hotel guests and downtown residents
  • Designed, built and operated Chevron Plaza Truck Stop, a high volume 24 hour truck stop in Shreveport, LA
  • Created and produced our own premium cigar brand in Honduras which was distributed nationally
  • We have experience with sales and distribution on a national level with many tobacco manufacturers and distributors. These include premium cigars and cigarette brands, such as Dunhill, State Express 555, American Spirit, Seneca, Sampoerna Cloves, Baccarat Cigars, Bernardo de Galvez Cigars, Troya Cigars

Our Team

Jan Thornell is the founder and President of NABG, which was founded to take advantage of huge savings available to wholesalers and retailers.
Jan's experience in wholesale distribution and product brands allows your business to get the attention and results it deserves, while helping your bottom line.

We are only successful when you are successful!