VENDOR BENEFITS

GC Buying Group Members Form the Original and Leading

Buying Group in the Housewares Industry

DEAR FUTURE GC MEMBER,

We are excited for you to discover how GC Buying Group can help grow your business, boost your profits and allow you to interact with store owners from around the country. GC is the leading and original Buying Group and has been in business since 1981. With over 350+ store members, we tout the largest buying power around. Let GC create a plan for you. 

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Industry Leading Perks

As part of GC, you will have your own custom Vendor Member webpage, print and digital catalog opportunities, inclusion in our weekly email update to Store Members and more. We are in touch with you so you can keep in
touch with retailers.

  • Large Nationwide Membership. Over 350 GC Store Member Locations across the country.
  • Vendor Webpages. Password-protected online vendor webpage accessible by store members, updated with marketing, product info, photo gallery and videos.
  • Online Ordering. Stores can easily order your product online through your dedicated vendor webpage.
  • Networking. At Member Meetings, Showcase & Social Events.
  • Review Workbook. Review Workbook with booth location and new/best product listing for the Chicago Inspired Home Show.
  • Exclusive GC Marketplace. CreateMyPlace.com is the place for independent retailers to sell online with ease, at MAP protected pricing.
  • Full Time Staff. Dedicated to working with vendors to help strategize and provide advice and insight on how to increase business.
  • Special Program Development. Social Media, Product Photography & Videography, Exclusives, Advertising & Marketing Guidelines for Stores. 
  • Stay Connected. Stay connected to GC and the independent retail community via the monthly Vendor Newsletter, and announce products and promos in the weekly store newsletter.
 

NETWORK AND LEARN

Exclusive Meetings and Networking Opportunities

GC is committed to offering educational opportunities to members in the most convenient and effective ways possible.

Exclusive Conferences

Multiple Member Meetings throughout the year at major markets: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Las Vegas.

Vendor Showcase

The Exclusive Vendor Showcase each January gives Vendor Members opportunities to show new products and best sellers.

Education & Networking

Networking and learning opportunities you can't get anywhere else.

 

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