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GC Buying Group

Dear Future GC Member, We are excited for you to discover how GC Buying Group can help grow your business, save you money 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. We know you are independent for a reason. Order whatever you want, whenever you want all with pre-negotiated discounts and payment terms on orders all year long.

Best Regards, Janis Johnson Founder & President Established 1981

GC Values Relationships Bringing Stores and Vendors together since 1981.

Membership Pays Off • Save on Average 10%

with over 200 vendors • Extended Terms: Net 60 • Low Minimums & Reorders • No Buying Requirements • Exclusive Products • Easy and Free Online Ordering • Weekly Updates with Vendor Promotions • Save money on your Credit Card Processing, Freight and Office Supplies

Other Benefits • A network of over 350+ store members • Store Stock Exchange Program • Daily Dedicated Staff • Spring & Fall Buying Guides • Access to Vendors Catalogs Online • Private Member Facebook Group


GC can help you with Marketing Online Selling Purchasing and more


Networking at Member Meetings

Stay up-to-date with the latest technology, education, and sales strategies at GC events. Members enjoy multiple FREE meetings thoughout the year and TWO FREE hotel nights at our Atlanta events. With tools to help you shop the show more effectively and take advantage of show specials, you will never shop a market more effectively. Networking with other store owners just like you will help you to share your experiences and learn from your peers. Join us in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas and more.

Digital Marketing

Enhance your printed catalog or flyer by providing a digital version online. Or, you can choose to purchase the digital catalog or flyer à la carte. To further customize your product offerings, choose which pages of the catalog work best for your store. We can also link the products to your website for instant ordering. You can even purchase a completely customizable file to create your own digital marketing piece. Promote the digital catalog or flyer online in your social media, via email, on your website and more!

“There is no substitute for the networking and gathering of the GC people. The camaraderie and community is priceless. Everyone can benefit from learning something new.” - Mary Moore, The Cooks Warehouse


GC will send customized emails directly from you to your customers with recipes, products, cooking tips and more, twice a month! Custom products are featured in each eNewsletter. We can even post them directly to your social media accounts.

Social Media

New to social media or just don’t have the time? Let GC do the work for you. We can post cooking tips, recipes, products, and other in-store information to all of your social accounts.

Print Marketing

Wow your customers with a personalized catalog with your store name and information on it, mailed or handed out to your customers in your store. The GC catalog has a clean design with a carefully chosen product assortment. Choose from a Spring 20-page book or a Fall 24-page book or BOTH! Easily order catalog product with pre-printed purchase orders or online in the Member’s Only section of our website. A smaller 8-page flyer is also available.

Annual Membership Fee $1,750* *Special discounted rate for early payment

New Store Set Up or Refresh

Whether you are opening your first store, an additional location, or think you need to rework your current one, GC has the expertise to help you make it seamless and efficient. We can help with a business review, analyze your budget, store location and marketing. Refresh or create your store logo, signage and design of your store. Plus, we can assist with your online needs as well. Select รก la carte service options for just a small project, or choose a full service bundle for a complete refresh or store reset.

Other Savings

In addition to your everyday, every order savings with our vendor members we have also negotiated preferred pricing and discounts on a variety of services. Save with Office Depot, Chosen Payments, The Registry Network, UPS, Point of Sale Systems and Pointy.

GC Staff

GC is conveniently located in Dallas in the central time zone. A full time staff is available Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm to assist you with all of your membership needs.

3311 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 350 Dallas, TX 75219 877-445-0005 |

GC Buying Group

Learn more about all the valuable benefits of GC Membership 214-855-0005 or

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2019 Store Prospect Packet  

2019 Store Prospect Packet