Member Benefits

Trade discounts and exclusive deals from:

1 What is the STAG Buying Group?

  • Largest Buying Group In UK and Ireland in the following four categories: -
  1. SPORT
  3. SHOE
  • Over 300 Retail, Online and Industrial based Independent Businesses form STAG The Buying Group.
  • Higher Trade Discounts available from 150+ major brands.
  • Overheads reduced with superb merchant card rates.
  • STAG MD - Ward Robertson has over 30 years experience.

2 How does STAG work?

  • All discounts negotiated by STAG are taken off the invoice by the supplier.
  • You continue to buy from your suppliers in the same way you have always done.
  • STAG does not want their name above your business, our aim is to help you enhance your own brand, position and strength.
  • The supplier sends your invoices directly to STAG. A copy of this invoice and your STAG invoice is available to you on the STAG VISION portal.
  • You pay STAG. One payment for multiple invoices saves valuable time and money by reducing your bank costs.
  • STAG will solve your invoice disputes directly with the suppliers on your behalf.

3 Other benefits

  • Our Credit/ Debit card merchant rates are amongst the lowest available to the industry. There is no cost to change.
  • When you attend the STAG buying shows your overnight accomodation and meals are provided FOC by STAG.
  • STAG Buying Shows offer members exclusive exhibitor deals, networking and enjoyment over two days.
  • The STAG VISION portal is a members-only area where you can see all supplier discounts, special deals and contact details.

4 What does STAG cost?

  • One off joining fee of £150/€150 and monthly charges of between £35 and £75 dependent on your turnover.
  • You are not tied into any contract therefore are not bound to continue your STAG membership any longer than you wish to.

Apply to join STAG as a Retailer

It's easy to join. All you need to do is fill out some basic information for us on the retailer form - click here.

Ward will the contact you for an informal chat as Ward deals with all new enquiries personally.

If you have any enquiries call: +44 (0) 1793 715 406

or fill out our enquiry form