What’s the Harper Group Difference?
Harper Group values the long-term relationships we have established with tens of thousands of retailers across the country. We view ourselves as true partners; working for the success of our retailers’ businesses. By offering relevant and timely insights on everything from product trends, selling data, assortment selection and merchandising techniques, our Territory Managers use a consultative approach to help our retailers grow sales and deepen relationships with their customers.
A retailer who partners with us can expect:
Ongoing assistance with brand information, upcoming promotions, sampling opportunities & product discovery.
New product and brand offerings curated for your store in a timely and seasonal manner.
Prompt and dependable follow up that facilitates new orders, replenishment orders, shipping and delivery so your store is always stocked with the right merchandise for your area at the right time.
Insights on optimizing store merchandising, displays and overall assortment from Territory Managers with direct store ownership experience.
Data driven insights on larger product trends, best sellers and emerging new brands leveraging our database of thousands of products sold across the country.
Assistance with online selling, marketing execution and promotional event planning – we know what works!
A robust online ordering platform and helpful digital content to help you drive your store’s success and keep you in-the-know about industry and technology trends.
We can’t wait to connect with you!
Our Territory Managers bring decades of experience in retail, wholesale, and brand representation from top companies in the gift and home industry.
Let’s find your Territory Manager:
“I joined Harper Group in 2018. I love the products and I think this is such an exciting industry. What I like most about my job is seeing the products in the stores and hearing from retailers how much their customers love the products. If I am helping the retailer grow, I know I’ve done my job well.”Eva MellesHarper Group Territory Manager, Michigan, Rookie of the Year 2019
“I don’t believe in sell-to, I believe in sell-through. When I provide a merchandising plan, I always include a marketing component because we are only successful when our customers are successful.”Phyllis MartinHarper Group Territory Manager, Mid-Atlantic Region
“Our role as Territory Managers is more than assisting in the selection of products based on a store’s preference and budget. We have personal relationships and vested interest in the success of our clients. Our diverse backgrounds and experiences, along with our expertise in the brands we carry enables us to maximize profit for our retail clients.”Kristin McGarrHarper Group Territory Manager, NYC