The Ampersand Group Launches New Industry Buying Group
The Power of One Group will give independent distributors in the promotional products, printing services and office supplies industries the buying power they need in one combined buying group. For vendor partners, it will create a larger group of members to sell to—members that could begin to sell new industry products to their current customers, i.e. bring promotional products and office supplies to their print customers, and vice versa. Vendors will be able to build a more extensive database with advertising and coupon opportunities to offer to members.
“While we’re excited about our continued growth over the last 15 years and our overall 35 years’ experience in these three industries, we saw an opportunity to bring together our three big, similar industries—print, promo and office supplies—combining our strengths to create one big powerhouse buying group,” said Todd Mellon, president and CEO of The Ampersand Group. “We’re looking forward to delivering even more business opportunities to both our valued vendor partners as well as our valued members, so that everyone has the ability to diversify and increase sales simply on one platform.”
The Power of One Group members can utilize its search engine to easily find the products and capabilities they need using a more extensive and detailed vendor platform. Vendor partners can submit a detailed profile, verify a member at any time, educate members on their products and services, and take advantage of targeted, high-visibility advertising opportunities.
For every new membership received The Power of One Group will donate a portion of the proceeds to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.