The Strength of IBC Partnership


We’re stronger because we work together in partnership with our suppliers

At IBC, we have always viewed our suppliers as valued partners. Over the years we have developed strong and lasting relationships with them and are always looking for new ways we can help grow their business through the group by showing commitment to their deals and by helping them build the relationships they need with our members. This mutual arrangement means that we often have the opportunity to deliver a greater range of products at more competitive pricing to our members.

With access to over 200 Independent Merchants, IBC gives our suppliers a greater market penetration with independent merchants. What’s more, we proactively help and support our members through marketing initiatives and by introducing our members to new products from our suppliers and making sure they are aware of existing ones.

IBC work closely with The BMF and NMBS

Partnering with Suppliers


  • Growing the number of deals and categories
  • Development of professional negotiation
  • Smarter and more relevant deals
  • Building of solid partnerships
  • Better allocation and supply management
  • Bespoke IBC member promotions on behalf of suppliers
  • Increased product P.o.S. and merchandising
  • Meeting with key members on a regular basis

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The Benefits of Getting Involved

It is only by working together can you gain the full benefits from being involved with IBC. We work hard to include and involve our suppliers, so you too can grow in strength and profitability.

We believe that by offering a strong membership our suppliers have the opportunity to expand their customer base with access to independent merchants across the UK.

IBC helps you by reducing your cost on sales and marketing with an effective rebate program that attracts new members and new customers for you, all without the additional sales and marketing costs typically associated with customer acquisition.

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Supplier Marketing Support

The core mission of IBC is to help our members and suppliers to strengthen their position through growth and profitability. Helping our suppliers gain brand recognition leads to the rapid adoption of both products and services.

  • Inclusion and links from IBC website
  • Point of sales collaterals distributed
  • Networking opportunities
  • Joint marketing campaigns
  • Brand reinforcement
  • Member promotions
  • Merchant visits

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