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.
Find suppliers, access exclusive products and improve cash flow
As a competitive retail buying group, we have access to a range of brands and products for your store. Plus, we provide exclusive Member benefits and services to help manage cash flow, save on business costs and grow your small business.
Why Leading Edge?
For nearly 40 years, we have specialised in group buying for small independent retailers. We provide a powerful network of suppliers, an extensive range of products, easy cash flow management tools and cost-saving Member benefits and advantages to over 400 small Australian businesses.
We're the specialists in your category
We have supported thousands of small businesses through our buying group spanning multiple categories, including Appliances, Books, Computers, Electronics, Entertainment, Jewellery and Tech Repair. Members get access to sought-after products from top global brands at competitive prices - along with favourable trading terms - from our extensive supplier network, available through our specialised category buying groups.
You are not alone, most small businesses struggle with:
Access to preferential rates on freight, merchant rates, and other business costs
Negotiating with suppliers on competitive pricing and product ranges
Managing multiple invoices and recurring expenses manually
Intense competition from big brands and retailers
Lack of professional support and advice from like-minded peers
We leverage our industry network and years of experience to help you survive and thrive
Dedicated category support
Our dedicated and experienced category support team helps you source high-demand products from large reputable suppliers
Must-attend events and conferences
Connect and learn from industry experts and other small businesses through our networking events and conferences and online forums.
Expert-led e-commerce support
For a small cost, work one-on-one with our team of e-commerce specialists who can provide end-to-end support on your online store from set up to success
Expert advice from retail leaders
Your membership includes the National Retail Association membership which lets you consult experts on workplace relations, lease negotiations, compliance management and more
Professional digital and in-store marketing services
Access in-store and digital collateral and participate in our #LocalLikeUs national campaign, driving customers to your store and rewarding them for shopping local
Seamless and convenient ordering
Shop, sell and save on Marketplace, our online ordering platform featuring products from multiple suppliers and Members. Available to select categories only
Extensive cost-saving benefits
Reduce your expenses, save money and enjoy a range of discounts and cashback on EFTPOS and merchant rates, freight, insurance, travel and more from our partners
What Members Say
“I love that I have access to wholesalers across a broad spectrum of brands and product categories."
– Queenstown Marketplace