We Are Mad Al Distributors

1985-05-01 00:00:00

Alex (Al) is born

Al (Alex), The company founder's first child is born.

1987-05-01 00:00:00

Maddy (Mad) is Born

Mad (Maddy), the company founder's second child is born.

1988-05-01 00:00:00

Mad Al Distributors is Born!

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1989-05-01 00:00:00

Mad Al Starts Buying Candy

Sports card manufacturer's won't sell just sports cards to Mad Al, so Mad Al starts buying candy. Local candy retailers are thrilled.

1990-07-17 03:21:40

First Warehouse Purchased

First warehouse is purchased, so much room, no more could ever be needed. Half the space is leased to a Russian importer.

1992-05-01 00:00:00

Mad Al Become a "Real" Candy Distributor

Blockbuster VP and General Manager Craig visits Mad Al warehouse and tells Candy Manager Berta Gardner what candy Mad Al should carry, bringing in hundred's of new candy lines.

1994-06-10 00:00:00

Mad Al Becomes a Wizards of the Coast Distributor

Mad Al's begins distribution for Wizards of the Coast, ordering "Legends" due to customer request.

1994-08-12 08:24:12

Baseball Strike

Baseball Strike. Mad Al is stuck with hundreds of cases of series two baseball from multiple manufacturers.

1994-11-01 03:21:40

Mad Al Expands to the "Lower 48"

Mad Al mistakenly orders 6 cases instead of boxes of Star Trek Decipher, ending up being the only ones to have it in stock, creating new customers all over the country.

1999-01-09 03:21:40

Mad Al Starts Distributing Pokemon

Mad Al places its initial Base Set 1 Pokemon order, despite stores not being willing to pre-order, Mad Al has the third largest initial order of any distributor in the country (approximately 40 distributors at that time.) Customers are thrilled when Mad Al still has product after everyone else runs out.

We Are Mad Al Distributors

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