THINK BIG. STAY LOCAL.

Own or Operate a Kitchenware Store?
You're in the right place!

GC Buying Group members from the original and leading buying group in the Kitchenwares industry. Celebrating 38 years in 2019,
GC works to ensure the success of independent retailers with a variety of programs and services provided by over 200
Vendor Members. Join our Network of over 350 stores nationwide!


JOIN THE COMMUNITY

RETAILERS

Store Benefits

Discounts and Dating
Annual Member Meetings
38 Years of Credibility and Industry Clout
Digital & Print Marketing Opportunities
Exclusive Products
Marketing Programs and Support


Contact a member of the GC Team to learn more about Membership

VENDORS

Vendor Benefits

Networking Opportunities
Marketing Programs
Exposure through Events and Showcases
Digital and Print Catalog Opportunities
Buying Guides to 350+ Store Members
Monthly Newsletter with Industry Updates

BENEFITS BOOST PROFITS

Connecting and Supporting the Independent
Retail Community Since 1981.

After 38 years in the industry, GC's rich history paired with the fresh perspectives of our team empowers the Group to provide advanced solutions that will accommodate and support our members. With over 350+ Store Members and 200+ Vendor Members, we tout the largest buying power around

Marketing Programs
and Support
A Network of 350+
Store Members
Easy & Free Virtual
Purchase Orders
Exclusive Events
at Major Markets

KEEP GROWING WITH GC PARTNERS

SHOP & SELL ON CREATE MY PLACE

The CreateMyPlace
Marketplace Launches
Summer 2019

Launched Summer of 2019, the CreateMyPlace Marketplace is a space for Independent Retailers to easily sell their products online. With thousands of pre-loaded products from GC Vendor Members to choose from, and an easy process to upload your own unique products, online store setup is easy. Contact us to learn more and start selling today!

YOUR STORE, NOW ONLINE WITH CREATE MY PLACE

Enjoy the perks of an e-commerce site, stress-free,
on the CreateMyPlace Marketplace.

Designed specifically for Independent Retailers in the home and kitchenware industry,
the Marketplace allows brick and mortar stores to expand their presence online easily and quickly
Learn more about the Marketplace today!


MEMBER BENEFITS

Networking
Connect with over 350 independent retailers and 200 vendors for unmatched educational and networking opportunities at the major markets throughout the year
Special savings
Take advantage of significant saving, extended terms, access to money saving program and lower minimums and reorder fee with absolutely no buying requirements.
Consulting
Received the latest industry news and updates, assistance with e-mail marketing and other promotional material to connect with your customers and drive sales.