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Get all the help you need to grow your retail business. Join a thriving community of small business owners and access exclusive services, benefits and resources all under one simple and affordable membership - saving you time, money and making running a business easier.

Get the help you need for your small business

Join one of Australia’s largest independent retail membership groups and access exclusive benefits, services and support that save you money and help grow your business

We give independent retailers the leading edge they need

For almost 40 years, we have helped thousands of Australian family businesses survive and thrive by leveraging our key partnerships with the world's leading brands. Through our experience and expertise, we've built strong relationships with key organisations and suppliers and helped our Members do the same. 

Small business services that matter

Local businesses are the backbone of our communities. Through our network,  we offer services and benefits, typically not available to small businesses, to help our Members succeed

Competitive retail buying group

Access to exclusive  brands at competitive prices - along with favorable trading terms - from our extensive supplier network. Available through our category buying groups

Powerful business network

Get expert business advice from the National Retail Association - included in your membership - and peer support from a powerful network of 400+ small businesses across Australia

Cost-saving benefits and advantages

Explore opportunities to reduce your everyday expenses with hundreds of discounts and savings on EFTPOS fees, merchant rates, freight costs, travel bookings and more

Marketing and website services

Work with marketing and Shopify specialists to reach more customers. From ads designed to impress to e-commerce services tailored to your goals, we can help

One of Australia's largest networks of independent retailers


400+ Members

400+ Suppliers

What Members Say

“Leading Edge is a one-stop shop for brands and suppliers relevant to my business. Being part of a collaborative group that helps each other to succeed is mutually beneficial.” 

–  Singleton HiFi


You'll never have to face business challenges alone

We’ll support you, so you don't have to give up on a dream that means so much to you.

Cost-saving benefits 

Reduce personal and business expenses through negotiated rates and discounts from our partners

Community connections

Find your community through the National Retail Association membership, at exclusive events, conferences, and online forums available 24/7.

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Supply and purchasing

Find suppliers representing local and global brands and source trending products at negotiated prices. Available to Category Specialist Members only

Cash flow management

Buy more time to pay your suppliers with consolidated billing and break down invoices into manageable instalments. Available to Category Specialist Members only

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E-commerce support 

Get one-on-one support from Shopify specialists who can help set up your online store, drive traffic to your website and increase your customer base

Marketing services 

Access professionally designed marketing collateral and participate in #LocalLikeUs - a national marketing campaign rewarding customers for shopping local -  across our Member network

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Leading Edge is here to help with...

Give your business the leading edge

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