About US



1988 – Founded by Joseph and Claire Bishop to fill the in-store promotional needs of local vendors.
1988 – Established partnership with Purity Supreme.
1989 – Modeled the first exclusive demo agency structure for FoodMaster, Victory and Roche Bros.
1990 – Established partnership with Stop & Shop.
1992 – Became exclusive In-house agency at Stop & Shop for Boston division.
1997 – Established partnership with Market Basket.
1998 – Became exclusive demo agency at Stop & Shop for Boston and Connecticut divisions
2000 – Became exclusive demo agency for all 3 Stop & Shop divisions after conversions
2005 – Established partnership with Hannaford conducting in-store promotions at Sweetbay, Florida
2005 – Certified Minority Organization –Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
2006 – Became exclusive demo agency for Giant Landover and awarded contract extension for Stop & Shop
2011 – Established partnership with Duane Reade exclusively conducting in-store promotions at Duane Reade’s across New York City
2013 – C.A. Courtesy in partnership with Allegiance Retail Services, have launched an exciting new in-store sampling program. These programs are currently running in the following retailers located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania: Foodtown, D’Agostinos, Freshtown, and La Bella Marketplace. Read More


Jack Laurendeau:
“”Using C.A. Courtesy is like hiring an event planner. They are masters at coordinating all of the different details and elements which ultimately result in a successful demonstration. The team at C.A. Courtesy has a penchant to understand the needs of a demonstration from the perspective of the product, the… “


Jack LaurendeauVice,

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Acosta, Inc