SUPPLIER BENEFITS

 

We work hard to not only deliver growth for our members but also our key supplier partners.

AIS stores share your commitment to growth and will favour your company over others as supporters of independent businesses.

ACCELERATED GROWTH

 

Your support of AIS initiatives is proven to return growth to your business.

DEALS AND DISCOUNTS

Well its not rocket science to suggest to you that deals work. As an independent group we rely on your assistance in keeping us on the level playing field with our much larger corporate competitors. Not only will you get the benefit in product purchases but our store network will also reap the rewards in product sales.

TRADE SHOW VISIBILITY

It’s the biggest buying event on the calendar. Single day purchases  topped record amounts last year for an independent group. You simply cannot risk missing out on getting in front of the key buying personal that attend the AIS Trade Show.

 

Come to the show with deals on offer and staff with energy and a strategy to boot and you cant go wrong. It's only held once a year with limited spaces so get in quick when the invites come out. Also try one of our sponsorship packages. There are some great benefits that will give you more exposure to the group and management for the extra investment.

PREFERRED SUPPLIERS

 

The AIS Group is committed to finding pathways to provide growth.

As an AIS preferred supplier we are committed to providing your company with pathways to achieve growth throughout the store network. There are multiple ways that AIS can assist in this, many for which you will play a big part in. Your commitment to AIS will assist in driving your business  through our company initiatives and ultimately lead to increases in new accounts and added revenue.

TOP TIER DISTRIBUTORS

 

Our large store network offers your business opportunities to grow your distribution.

AIS DISTRIBUTORS

AIS has some of the very best independently owned and operated distributors in the country. AIS stores focus on wide varieties of industries within the Australian market. From Automotive, Engineering, Agriculture and Mining there's a store that needs your products. AIS Stores are spread right across Australia. All of them are committed to driving their sales of our preferred suppliers products. The closer you work with them the greater the reward.

MARKETING PROGRAM

 

Return on investment is critical. We measure our sales results to ensure sales improvement.

Data has become so critical to businesses today we simply couldn't be without it.

SALES DATA

Our stores submit daily sales data to allow us to make sure we are selecting the right product for our marketing program. Unlike other groups who fly blind in this area, AIS has the ability to review data during and after each event. This allows us to assess the success of your product in our catalogue program. Thats our commitment to you in achieving the very best results for all of our preferred suppliers and our shareholders.

PROFESSIONAL PROMOTIONAL CATALOGUES

AIS promotional catalogues are a great way to pull customers into your store and drive your sales. The attractive main catalogue is produced quarterly and organised into product categories making it easy for your customers to find what they are looking for. There are fantastic deals and bargains in every catalogue and your store brand features prominently throughout.

SPECIALISED SUPPLIER / CATEGORY PROMOTIONAL CATALOGUES

  • Drive growth and loyalty towards key suppliers

  • Increase your sales

  • Increase brand exposure

  • keep pace with the competition

  • Includes supporting point of sale support

BRAND ADVOCACY

 

We value your brand and are committed to giving it the exposure it deserves.

As an AIS preferred supplier we are committed to providing your company with pathways to achieve growth throughout the store network. There are multiple ways that AIS can assist in this, many for which you will play a big part in. Your commitment to AIS will assist in driving your business  through our company initiatives and ultimately lead to increases in new accounts and added revenue.

EVENTS

 

As a preferred supplier you have access to a number of events to help develop relationships.

AIS SPEED DATING

10 designated minutes focusing on opportunities, new markets, service and brand awareness. Set away from your product the AIS day 1 Trade Show Speed Dating event is a new form of business relationship building. You will get a chance to meet with a select group of AIS shareholders for half a day in what is a full on mega speed dating event. A great lead in to the next days product buying event.

AIS TRADE SHOW

In what has turned out the be the biggest product buying show of the independent buying group sector, as a supplier you simply cant risk missing out on being part of the AIS Trade Show. Vital  for new and existing suppliers to get maximum exposure to the biggest collection of AIS shareholders in one location at one time. 

AIS GENERAL MEETINGS

AIS regularly hold shareholder general meetings. Suppliers willing to host these meetings are offered strategic presentation time in front of the attendees. This is a great time to update the AIS shareholders on company strategies and product launches that can help grow their business and yours.

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