Vendor Member Benefits

Connect with RETAILERS

Annual Member Meetings
Each January, the all-important "Start the Year" Member Conference is held during the Atlanta Gift Show, giving Vendor Members the opportunity to show new products to Store Members at the highly anticipated Vendor Showcase and the chance to interact in a relaxed social setting.

Buying Guide Resource Book
This detailed buying tool is utilized by GC Store Members when making inventory decisions, allowing Vendors to recommend new product introductions, top-selling items, product assortments, and merchandising ideas.

Online Week in Review
Keep Store Members informed by providing GC with your up-to-the-minute information.  News, specials, and other updates are e-mailed directly to Store Members each Friday in a WIR.  Vendors stay informed about new Store Members, program changes, events, and schedules through the bi-monthly Vendor Week in Review e-mailed directly to you.

Knowledgeable, Experienced Staff
Our full-time, expert staff is dedicated to your success. With a solid commitment to customer service, GC is the information resource for all Vendor and Store Member assortments, and merchandising ideas.

Keep in Touch with the KIT Campaign
With the monthly Keep in Touch Campaign, the GC staff calls each Store Member to highlight new products, explain expanded programs, offer assistance with challenges and discuss any other issues the store may have.

Review Workbook
Take advantage of an excellent working tool prepared by GC for Store Members to use during the Chicago Home & Housewares Show to facilitate their review of Vendor products.

Dedicated Store Member Web Portal
Stay informed and connected with your personal password-protected admittance giving you access to the stores and programs of GC at Also, the GC Members Only website allows each participating Store Member access to Vendor's products, programs, and specials on dedicated Vendor web pages. 

Vendor Suggested Assortments
Each Vendor Member is invited to provide suggested assortments to assist Store Member with year-round inventory decisions, product placements for marketing, and proposed initial orders to that help new members opening in the marketplace.

For more information please regarding Vendor Membership, please visit the Contact Us page and fill out the required GC prospect Vendor questionnaire. Thank you!