6/7/2021
Independent Suppliers Group, the largest nationwide member-owned business products cooperative, announced S.P. Richards Co., a leading Independent Nationwide Wholesale Distributor, will begin operating ISG’s famed RDC (Regional Distribution Centers) model program, which has been a key purchasing component within ISG membership since its launch in 2004.
 
5/3/2021
Independent Suppliers Group is excited to announce its SMART Solutions Supplier Presentation Series is returning for Spring 2021 following the great success of the series that took place during Fall 2020. SMART stands for Sell, Market, Attract, Retain and Train.
 
3/24/2021
Independent Suppliers Group is pleased to announce once again that ISG will be accelerating the Q4 2020 and year-end rebate distribution by three weeks. This will be the third time since the start of the pandemic that ISG has expedited their rebates. The distribution is scheduled for March 25, 2021.
 
3/10/2021
Independent Suppliers Group announced it is hosting Industry Week ’21, powered by ISG, taking place November 7-12, 2021 in Orlando, Florida at Orlando World Center Marriott. ISG is planning the largest Business Products industry event of the year by bringing together its members, suppliers and industry partners for a week-long agenda.
 
1/25/2021
Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) Board of Directors announced today the election of their officers during the first Board Meeting of the new year.
1/18/2021
Independent Suppliers Group the largest global member-owned Business Products cooperative announced the Discover Your Next Move program to assist its members to rethink their businesses as everyone adjusts to the remote worker and customers returning to the work environment.
10/19/2020
Independent Suppliers Group recently concluded its SMART Solutions Supplier Presentation Series with great success. SMART stands for Sell, Market, Attract, Retain and Train. ISG held 17 virtual meetings in September and October with hundreds of its members participating. The sessions were focused on different categories including facilities supplies, office furniture and traditional office products – with a focus on the current trends of Back to Business, Work from Home, Healthcare, Back to School/Learn from Home and other topics relevant to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. 
 
9/2/2020
Independent Suppliers Group announced it is hosting Industry Week ’21, powered by ISG, taking place March 22-26, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV at Caesar’s Palace. ISG is planning the largest Business Products industry event of the year by bringing together its members, suppliers and industry partners for a week-long agenda.
8/20/2020
EPIC Business Essentials is proud to announce record total sales for the first half of 2020, which were more than 30% above 2019 sales totals, despite the COVID-19 downturn in the general market. This success is a testament to their industry leading national account sales program. EPIC’s innovative sales approach brings with it the ability to adapt quickly and convert business opportunities for their membership. EPIC has added over 30 new members in 2020 and continues to act as a sales accelerator for the Independent Dealer Channel. Please click on "Read More" for detail.
7/27/2020
Independent Suppliers Group takes significant steps to keep its valued members connected in lieu of the postponement of Industry Week 2020. ISG will be implementing progressive programs and services to further assist its members during these unprecedented times. Some of these programs and services are:  Pinnacle One-on-One virtual meetings and Peer Exchanges, virtual Supplier Townhall, Back to Business campaign, member terms extension and accelerated Q2 2020 rebate distribution. Please click on "Read More" for detail.
6/2/2020
Independent Suppliers Group announced Industry Week ’20, powered by ISG, originally scheduled to take place October 4-8, 2020 in Rosemont, IL will be canceled due to Coronavirus concerns. Please click on "Read More" for detail.
5/9/2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a few suppliers have raised their prices due to the increase in demand of cleaning products.  Please click on "Read More" for details
3/31/2020
The Q2 2020 Direct Buy file is now ready and has been posted to the Price Files page on the ISG site under Direct Buy Price Files.  Please be sure to check with your system provider to see when dealer downloads are available.
3/3/2020
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2/14/2020
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12/23/2019
The Q1 2020 Direct Buy file is now ready and has been posted to the Price Files page on the ISG site.  Please be sure to check with your system provider to see when dealer downloads are available.
10/23/2019
Independent Suppliers Group announced it has hired Jill O’Neill as its new Vice President of Merchandising.
10/14/2019
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7/30/2019
RDC Program FAQ
7/24/2019
July 1, 2019 – Three organizations became one. Pinnacle (PA) and TriMega Purchasing Association (TPA) merged into Independent Suppliers Group (ISG).
During the Month of July, 2019
  • Your new Board of Directors met on July 17th. 
6/24/2019
With this historic merger between Independent Suppliers Group, Pinnacle and ISG becoming effective on July 1, 2019, we would like to provide a list of initial priorities and goals. While we can’t answer every question at this point, we can communicate that not a lot will change immediately and that we are committed to merging all three groups together as seamlessly as possible.
6/12/2019
The Board of Directors of ISG Purchasing Association (TPA) announced today that the independent dealer shareholders of TPA have approved the proposed merger with Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) and Pinnacle Affiliates LLC (PA).
5/29/2019
ISG Purchasing Association (TPA), Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) and Pinnacle Affiliates LLC (PA) announced today that the boards of directors of all three organizations have approved a Definitive Merger Agreement outlining the terms of a historic merger of the three organizations.
 
5/30/2019
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced plans for another round of tariffs on an additional $300B worth of Chinese goods coming into the United States. 
2/11/2019
The National Office Product Association (NOPA) has announced that their Board of Directors have voted to increase member dues.
1/29/2019
Staples Acquisition of Essendant Update
1/16/2019
At EPIC 2018 in October, ISG, Independent Suppliers Group and Pinnacle Associates announced that we had initiated discussions to study the feasibility of merging.