North South members are specifically selected to ensure a wide geographical representation and also to ensure each member shares the aims and philosophy of the group.
Many of North South's members are family businesses who are well established in their areas and are renowned for their excellent local reputations for providing affordable, quality furniture backed by outstanding customer service.
Becoming a member of North South can be one of the best decisions you can make as a furniture retailer. North South does not believe in the philosophy of compulsory purchasing within the group, instead it enables its members to select product ranges from the wide portfolio available.
- North South does not charge you a joining fee.
- North South does not charge it's members any monthly or on going fees.
- There is NO compulsory purchasing of product.
- There is NO compulsory allocation of stock.
- You do NOT have to buy shares in the group.
As a group we provide and will continue to negotiate better deals for our members from NON product services such as; hire purchase finance, Visa & MasterCard card rates, catalogue distribution, NZRMA membership rates, all things that go towards making you a little more profitable.
Why North South?
Where There’s A WILL
- You WILL not lose your identity.
- You WILL not lose your say.
- You WILL not lose any control over your business.
- You WILL buy better.
- You WILL make more money.
- You WILL be taken seriously by our suppliers.
- You WILL be competitive in your area.
Thank you for taking the time to read about North South. I have attempted to cover most points and attempted successfully I hope, to convince you that there are just no negatives to being part of North South, but there are some huge advantages.
Please fell free to contact me at any time to ask any questions or to have any points clarified, I would love to talk with you.
North South provides members with a wealth of knowledge and ideas through networking and communication. This is achieved through exhibitions, buying meetings, overseas discovery tours & conferences each year where members meet to discuss topical trade issues, our supplier base and associated merchandise.
For the most part, North South members are non-competing retailers. This fact promotes the sharing of ideas during our exhibitions and meetings giving suppliers the opportunity to interact with the members in a casual, friendly atmosphere, fostering long-term relationships.
North South prints individualised catalogues for the stores. Not only a name change-out but individual offers, price changes and selected product change-outs are allowed. Also a selection of catalogue types, sizes and paper stock to enable you to Taylor make your catalogue to suit your individual town or position in the market or the target market you want to attract, for each and every catalogue.
These catalogues are heavenly subsidised with the intention of makingĀ them a very affordable and necessary marketing tool for you.