Retailer Premium Membership

Over 90% of cards are bought in a bricks and mortar store. Retailers are a vital part of our industry, join our community and have access to specialist resources, events and free POS

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Retail GCA members benefit from a series of specialist resources, help and support, plus free POS and discounts from specialist suppliers. As a member you can also promote your store in the Thinking of You Week Gallery, our consumer facing site, to drive traffic to your own website and support your sales and marketing activities.

The GCA runs member networking events that provide opportunities to build business relationships meet greeting card publishers and other retailers, plus supplier members, who are recommended and already working with other GCA members.

The GCA will keep you up to date with pressing industry and business issues to support you as you build your business. We also compile an annual greeting card market report which is available to premium retail members free of charge.

Joining the GCA also helps us to continue to promote the importance of greeting cards to consumers of all ages. The GCA works with the media and develops initiatives, such as Thinking of You Week, to ensure that the British remain a nation of card senders and we continue to build a healthy industry.

Member Benefits

Free POS

We make available the artwork for seasonal Point Of Sale to help you maximise sales


Networking events designed to support retailers

Advice and Support

Industry experts to help you grow your business, just a phone call away

Stay Informed

Regular communications to help keep you in the know about the industry

Member Only Content

Access the GCA library full of resources and support for Retailers


Have a Voice

Be part of the Greeting Card Industry and help shape it’s future

Members' Directory

Be part of the trade with your own dedicated profile page on the Members’ Directory

GCA Market Report

Free access to the GCA Market Report (saving £750+VAT, Premium Plan only)


Ready to Join? Let’s go…

You are about to join the Premium Retailer membership plan. This plan includes free access to the GCA Market report (worth £750+VAT). If you do not require the GCA Market report, please choose our Basic Retailer plan.

Cost of Membership:

£250.00 / year