The United Retail Distributors Cooperative is a group of independent distributors that joined together in 2002 to enhance the value of their products and services to their customers.
Our membership is made up from 30 independent business owners uniquely divided across Canada, and currently serving over 2,000 retailers.
The URDC is now in its 10th year of service commitment. We have a combined experience of over 75 years in the Greeting Card Industry.
Each member is devoted to a geographic region so if your business is local or national, the URDC has the ability to provide you with exceptional service.
Our membership coverage provides you not only with Regional service but National coverage under the umbrella of one single organization.
This means standardization!
We will provide you with the same product throughout your chain to ensure your clients experience the same quality product at the same price, whether they shop in the east end of town or the west side of the country.
Our Mandate is to provide our customers with the highest quality product at the lowest possible price!
Our team spends countless hours merchandising in thousands of retail locations across Canada. Researching and ranking top quality designs and images to provide a display program that offers only the most beautiful, colourful and humorous Best Seller cards on the market today.
Our retailers realize the value in this research information. In today’s marketplace, freeing up time and money is key to adding profit to your bottom line.
Retailers contact us continuously, looking for displays that are high impact and maximize dollar per square foot returns. Our spinners range in size from 24 to 192 pockets and occupy as little as 1 square foot in floor space. When placed in high traffic areas and matched with our best seller program, success is inevitable.
Our Card Rack program is a “No Risk“ consignment agreement. Our team will provide you with a display and cards, you only pay for what you sell! Its that simple! No investment and a 40% return, how could you go wrong!
Display management and merchandising is critical to your sales. Our experienced team commit to a minimum of 8 service visits per year ensuring clean presentable displays and top selling designs.