Tier3 For Retailers

Now you can execute a proven wine/craft-spirits sales model the most successful retailers employ.

  • Focus on Store Branding vs. Product Branding

    Your customers rely on your recommendations.

  • Source Private/Controlled labeled product

    Operate with larger markups.

  • Private/Controlled Labels protect your margins

    Combined with controlled social-proof gives buyers the digital feedback they want.

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Tier3 - a Blended Platform

Tier3 can assist you in acquiring and merchandising private label, controlled label and protected labeled products. This allows you to improve product markups and generate higher earnings per placement.

Total Joe’s – Retail Wines

We think about the perfect, best run retailers and all our thoughts are aggregated into the perfect model retailer: Total Joe’s Mega Stores

The things that make Total Joe’s so successful are built into the Tier3 platform so you can implement those models for your own success.

Direct from Winery

Consumers love the idea of “Direct from Winery”. Everyone wants special deals on special products. To accomplish this, Tier3 can provide high quality, private and protected label product at greatly reduced prices creating more margin for your placements. You can negotiate directly with the producer or use our Tier3 reps to make the connections for you. Either way, you can get the value and discounts that will provided greater margins for your business.

With Tier3 you get:

  • An alternate way of purchasing product
  • On-demand distributors ready to serve your local needs
  • Pallet delivery at a discount
  • Last-mile case delivery
  • Improved margins
  • Single place on-line to coordinate multi-state purchasing activity
  • Professional broker and logistics services
  • On-line portal to track all activity
  • Product alignment and shelf protection
  • Manage private brand labels more easily
  • Protect your products from internet discounting

*Tier3 Global a web-based multi-state platform for wine/spirits distribution that operates with licensed enterprises that are compliant with the U.S. Three-tier system. Some states restrict purchasing from some producers. Contact us at Tier3 with specific questions.

**Tier3 is a facilitation platform and never takes possession of product. All product sales and compliance are handled by our Tier3 licensed members.

Multiple State Connections

If you have retail locations in multiple states, you can acquire the product using Tier3 to deliver in any state you need serviced. Our network of discount distributors will service your needs in a consistent and reliable way using a single source at Tier3 for all order processing.  This allows your purchasing and selling efforts to be focused on improved margins and consistent corporate-wide branding and messaging.

Negotiate Directly with Producers

You may use your connections with producers to plan and implement your sales strategy. You can negotiate deals and implement those deals with producers who can use Tier3 to fulfill all your needs. Producers connect to our Digital-Chain-of-Custody process which moves electrons through the platform and optimizes the product movement to you, while remaining in compliance with the three-tier system.

Reduced steps and the elimination of unnecessary product handling, allows for lower costs for the distribution channel. These cost savings are passed on to you as reductions in prices of products delivered to you.

Private Label, Protected Label

With Tier3 you can also take advantage private label products. Because you can connect with and transact with virtually any producer, you can negotiate private label and protected label product deals with much smaller volumes than other channels require.

Increased Retail Margins, No Internet Discounting

Private labeling means increased margins for you. Purchasing through Tier3 approved discount distributors means you can improve your margins and improve your bottom line by increasing the number of private label products you sell. And you can set your own “shelf price” without worrying that someone else across town or on the internet will discount your private/protected label items.

Sell-through with POS that works

You’ve seen the shelf-talkers in some of the most successful retail locations. Store branded, personalized reviews and telling the story of the wine. These work. They allow you to feature your best products and your highest margin products. Combine this with private and protected label products and you can drive margins upwards of 35% and in some cases even 40%.

With Tier3 you or your suppliers can create these Shelf-talkers in an efficient and professional way. Tier3 has a complete digital-point-of-sale component that make it easy for you, your supplier or your staff to utilize these powerful tools. You can create your own story of the product or utilized your brand’s story. You can place your store brand on the shelf talker and add a staff’s signature. If you wish, you can produce these items easily with hand-written fonts to make them even more personalize for your store or staff.

Make no mistake, the most successful retailers use this method because it works. Now you can get this sell-through power with the Tier3 retailer’s portal.

This Also Works On-Premise

Table tents along with on-premise POS for private label and protected label items also work well in restaurants. Great products in private/protected labels keep your customers coming back to your chain restaurant locations.  You’ve got the wine offerings that customers want, specially matched to your menu. You can tell your story about the wines you’ve selected and how they complement your menu items. And your customers will never see your private/protected labels offered in the discount store down the street.

As a note, if you select a product for your chain’s menu, Tier3 can make certain you can get the product in all of your store locations in every state. You’re not dependent on traditional distributors in each state because Tier3 discount distributors will make certain you get the product you need.

Implement Your Multi-store, Multi-state Sales Strategy

Tier3 has distributors eager to support your needs in most states. You may use your connections with producers to plan and implement your sales strategy. You can negotiate deals and implement those deals with producers who can use Tier3 to fulfill your order and delivery needs. Producers connect to our Digital-Chain-of-Custody process which moves electrons through the platform and optimizes the product movement to you, while remaining in compliance with the three-tier system.

Reduced steps and the elimination of unnecessary product handling, allows for lower costs for the distribution channel. These cost savings are passed on to you as reductions in prices of products delivered to you.

Contact Us, and connect with one of our Tier3 specialists. No obligation, of course.