How CDMA Helps You Profit
CDMA exists to support independent Retailers and Wholesalers with their front end marketing and merchandising needs. Acting as the central point of contact, CDMA is able to connect over 6,000 Retailers with thousands of Products and Services to provide profitable selling opportunities.
Categories and Products
Retailer | Wholesaler Buying Programs – Source CDMA
CDMA Supplier Members – Drop Ship Program
Our team travels to over 30 tradeshows annually to seek out new Suppliers with niche products for our Retail and Wholesale members. Our Supplier members are vetted and offer reasonable order minimums to satisfy our Retailers and Wholesalers front end needs on a drop ship basis.
Enjoy low minimums, competitive freight terms and simplified ordering on hot selling niche products.
What’s In Stock?
By utilizing our warehouse and Buying power, our Category Managers are able to retain special deals with higher minimums that are difficult for smaller Retailers to attain. This program offers Retailers and Wholesalers a central location to purchase front-end merchandise including closeouts, recommended ad items and our ever popular seasonal and direct import products.
A simple and central distribution system for your ease of mind
Our team prebooks merchandise including products from As Seen on TV, Hamilton Beach Small Appliances and Conair. This program allows CDMA to meet minimums and retain quantity discounts for bestselling front end products.
CDMA does the sourcing and you do the selling.
Enjoy purchasing general merchandise and seasonal products through CDMA’s alliance with The True Value Company. As General Merchandise experts, True Value offers over 67,000 items in key categories such as: Automotive, Electronics, Hardware, Kitchen Gadgets, Light Bulbs, Personal Care, Small Appliances, and Seasonal items.
Offering your customers quick solutions for their day to day needs increases loyalty.
Our Worldwide alliance allows us to access their buying cooperative. Access to this program allows our Retailers and Wholesalers to carry and expand product selection in various categories including: Apparel, Athletic Equipment, Toys, Seasonal, Soft Goods, Home and Garden and Footwear.
Diversifying your product selection can lead to increased front end sales.
Quality Choice - Store Brand
Quality Choice is CDMA’s store brand private label with over 1,300 SKU’s covering OTC medications, health and beauty, nutritional products, and general merchandise. Our store brand program not only includes a diverse selection of quality products, we also offer marketing and merchandising support and private label education to assist Retailers and Wholesalers in capitalizing on their store brand.
With 40-70% Gross Margins and support from our team, the Quality Choice label is hard to beat.
We work closely with our Suppliers to provide our Retailers and Wholesalers with: planograms, endcap ideas, signage programs and displays. Give customers what they don’t know they want.
Marketing & Advertising
Our Category Managers will assist our Retail and Wholesale members with monthly advertising product selection and process development as well as with promotional ideas, market research and customized support to strengthen their marketing activities and help grow sales. Advertising and Marketing brands your store within the market place and your community.
We want our Retailers and Wholesalers to focus on their sales while our team at CDMA provides the buying power. Our Category Managers not only understand the retail market and what the supply chain has available, they also understand the needs of our Retailers and Wholesalers. Our Category liaisons help you establish best merchandising and selling practices.
With hundreds of Suppliers working with CDMA, we depend on our product introductions to link Supplier’s products to Retailer’s customers. We facilitate product introductions through sample mailings, our Annual Trade Expo, our seasonal shows and various e-mail campaigns. CDMA makes the connection between our Suppliers products and your customers.
CDMA’s relationships do not end at product delivery, Retailers and Wholesalers can utilize our resources for various equipment vendors, services and supply contacts to assist in their day to day operations. It takes our network to build your business.
No need to manage thousands of accounts. CDMA bills on behalf of its Supplier members and pays Suppliers on behalf of its Retail and Wholesale members. Save time and money.
If you are looking for a support system within your retail community to help drive sales, contact CDMA for more information about membership and our programs.
Director of Sales and Business Development