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Our Product Areas

As the UK and Ireland's leading buying group for fashion, home and leisure we have in-house retail experts covering multiple product categories.

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Products for home, fashion, and leisure

As the UK and Ireland’s leading buying group for fashion, home, and leisure, AIS covers a huge list of product areas. Our experienced selectors source high-margin products and negotiate deals, offers, and exclusives on behalf of our membership of independent retailers.

Our Products and Services

We have a team of highly respected experts across home, fashion, leisure, sports, and toys.  We source the best brands, suppliers, and exclusive products, and develop our own exclusive brands, as well as providing essential, commercially driven services to support the independent retailer.

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Furniture Buying

Furniture is at the heart of the AIS buying group. We give independent retailers access to new, bestselling, and exclusive furniture products across upholstery, cabinet, bedroom, lighting, accessories, and garden.

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Homeware Buying

From well-known brands to exclusively sourced ranges across cookware, kitchenware, small electricals, dining, glassware, home fragrance, and home textiles, AIS is the UK and Ireland’s leading homeware buying group.

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Fashion Buying

Explore men's, women's, and kids ranges across fashion, accessories, and footwear. With access to exclusive brands, a strong focus on lifestyle, high street, and high-end names, plus our own label First Avenue.

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Flooring Buying

The AIS Flooring One team offers Members the best quality, largest, and most innovative selection of floor coverings in the UK and Ireland, with a wide variety of traditional and contemporary products to suit every room of the house.

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Retail Buying and Merchandising

A one-stop-shop of retail industry expertise, supporting with annual strategy and planning, buying, and brand selection - all designed to improve margins and profitability.

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Sports and Leisure Buying

Our newest division, the AIS sports and leisure team work with leading sports, active lifestyle, performance wear, and team wear suppliers with a focus on innovation, expertise, and quality.

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Toy Buying

Playroom is the home of market-leading toy brands as well as unique and sustainable products for children and nursery. As an AIS Member you can get access to exclusive margin-beating import programmes too.

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Easy Payments

CENPAC is our unique AIS central payment system. CENPAC enables Members to settle all invoices from our preferred AIS suppliers with one easy and convenient direct-debit payment.

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Why should you join AIS?

We help independent retailers thrive by connecting them with a community of Members, suppliers, and our team of experts.

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Buying power

With Member’s collective retail sales of £1.5 billion, suppliers and brands from around the world across home, fashion and leisure, want to partner with us.

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Easy central payment

Our unique and powerful payment system enables members to save time, money, and administration.

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Impactful retail

With our exclusives, own brand products and strategy development groups across home and fashion we strive to make AIS members stand out.

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Access all areas at INDX

Meet suppliers, see the latest products, and receive exclusive AIS member offers at the busiest trade-buying calendar in the UK and Ireland.

Become a member of AIS

Join the UK and Ireland's leading buying group for home and fashion. We celebrate individuality and entrepreneurship while combining all our strengths, buying power, creativity, and expertise.  


With collective retail sales of £1.5 billion, suppliers and brands from around the world across home, fashion and leisure, want to partner with us.