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 the most sought-after products from top global brands at competitive prices - along with favourable trading terms - from our extensive supplier network. Available through our specialist 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
Results-driven digital and marketing 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
Running your dream business is not without challenges
Over the past two years, our Members have dealt with floods, fires and lockdowns. Today, they are faced with even more challenges: inflation, labour crisis, cyber threats, and digital disruption. With new industry trends and technologies coming out, evolving consumer behaviours and changing policies and regulations, our Members know first-hand that it can get overwhelming.
We have helped our Members navigate through these difficult situations and have empowered them to continue thriving and we can do the same for you
One of Australia's largest networks of independent retailers
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.
Reduce personal and business expenses through negotiated rates and discounts from our partners
Supply and purchasing
Find suppliers representing local and global brands and source trending products at negotiated prices. Available to Category Specialist Members only
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
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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