Buying Group TBG Hires Scott Morton, Expands Dealer Membership

  •    Author: Mike Jasfer

Tennessee-based “The Buying Giant” (TBG) announced the start of a campaign to increase its retail membership base at the upcoming High Point Market.The member-owned furniture buying group, founded in 1987 by five Tennessee furniture dealers, has grown to represent more than 60 store fronts, doing business in 14 states.TBG provides a wide variety of money saving programs, advertising ideas and maintains a showroom in Tupelo, MS.  Benefits include:
Volume discounts and rebates for maximum dealer profit.
Shared group container purchases with a container specialist on staff.
Support for shopping, buying merchandising.The new position at TBG of marketing and recruiting director has been filled by Scott Morton who follows in the able footsteps of Bethel Poston. Morton will be adding new key supporting manufacturers to an already impressive list.”Morton’s knowledge of the industry and incredible number of personal relationships was exactly what we were looking for to add new targeted manufacturers, increase store membership and add additional profitable programs,” said Ken Blackmon, of Blackmon’s Furniture, El Dorado, AR, and the current President of TBG.  “TBG has served our industry for over 32 years offering the top manufacturers, the best rebates, and best service at the most affordable prices,” added Morton. “TBG is in the business of helping furniture retailers save a lot of money and advertise better. There’s much more to come. We give furniture stores a big leg up through the shared expertise of our members, plus discounts from vendors that include: Affordable Furniture, Ashley, Best, H&H Lamp, Jamison Bedding, Kith, W. Silver and others.””I look forward to meeting with retailers at the upcoming High Point Furniture show to discuss how TBG can help them grow their businesses,” continued Morton. We are offering a new member discount off of our already low $100 per month membership fee during the High Point market to make it easy to join and start saving.”
For more information on The Buying Giant or to make a High Point Market appointment, contact Scott Morton at 615-533-3928 or email

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