Associated Independent Stores, or AIS for short, is the largest independent non-food buying group of its kind in the UK and Ireland. The Group overall has close to 350 members with a combined retail turnover of over £2 billion out of around 1,300 stores. The Group supports independent retailers ranging from single high street shops to flagship department stores and specialist retailers across the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands. Included within the Group are specialist divisions such as Intersport and Flooring One.
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