CBA works to leverage member buying power to provide meaningful business solutions and benefits that boost members’ bottom lines.
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Improved Inventory & Sales
CBA CROSS:SCAN collects and reports industry sales data to help retailers improve inventory performance by matching stock to sales demand. In-stock rates increase for top items boosting the opportunity to sell product and increase return on inventory investment. Powered by ParableConnect, CROSS:SCAN is easy to start-up and begin receiving weekly reports.Learn More
Insurance Tailored For Bookstores
LIBRIS offers affordable insurance especially for independent bookstores. They offer discounts to CBA members. They have benefits such as multiple insurance lines and packages, disaster coverage, expert advice on leases and requirements and local broker cooperation. Some of the ways they stand out include:
• New Store Benefit.
• Coverage for Visiting Authors.
• Website/Computer Coverage.
• Seasonal Increase in Merchandise is Covered.
• Used Book Benefit.
• Special Event Coverage.
• Off-Premises Coverage for Exhibitions and Conferences.
Free Advance Books
CBA-member booksellers get free digital galleys of new books to prepare staff with solid product information and increase sales. More than 20 top Christian publishers provide early review copies. Titles may be downloaded to virtually any digital device.For More Information
Discounts on Office Supplies
At Office Depot, get up to 60% discounts off 650 commonly purchased business essentials, including paper, ink, and toner. Free delivery with online orders of $50 or more. Enroll your business credit card or use the CBA purchasing card for in-store discounts. Special member pricing on supplies, furniture, technology, copy and print services; and more are available.Enroll Now
CBA’s Freight Savings Plan alone can return more than your member investment and now offers more choices and better discounts than ever before. For small parcel shipping, great discounts are available. Call Siriani at (800) 554-0005 for details. Exceptional discounts are also offered on less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping with an extensive network of LTL carriers. Sign up today and start saving!Enroll Now
Solid Payment-Card Services
Does your business accept credit and debit card payments? If not, why? You could be missing out on potentially higher sales and revenue. If you do, are you paying too much for rates and fees? You could be saving money every month. We have teamed up with TSYS®, one of the nation’s leading providers of payment processing services, to offer you innovative, money-saving payment processing solutions that will help your business grow and succeed. Call (888) 749-7860 to begin saving now.Enroll Now
With leveraged participation, CBA members share in potential premium-return dividends to those who qualify. For the past four years, qualifying members received a 5% dividend. Working with Meadowbrook Insurance Group, members receive help to maintain safest workplaces to qualify for dividends. Call (800) 726-9006 for a no-obligation quote.Learn More