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Are you taking full advantage of your membership? Review your member perks here, and see below for more details on a few of our partners that offer discounts to Shop! members.

Get Some Buzz

Shop! promotes your products, news, projects and more. Submit your press releases, or just tell us what’s going on.

Buzz Generator

How To Use Your Benefits

A Retail Environments magazine article series detailing how members can get the most out of their Shop! memberships.

Crittenden + Chain Store Guide = Actionable Leads


Supplier|Connect: Turn our search engine into your sales engine


7 ways Shop! helps you create buzz

Content marketing is one of the most powerful ways to get your customers’ attention these days. But you need a platform for your content, and Shop!’s publications and websites provide just that.


Facing a dilemma? Ask another member!

Member Connect is a powerful new way to reach out and share information.


How To Get More From Your Membership

Here’s a quick overview of many of our popular benefits. Peruse the list and see how much more you can gain just by taking advantage of your Shop! membership.


Mastering GlobalShop

Your Shop! member discount is substantial, but here are a few other ways to use your member benefits at the show.


Are you a trend leader?

Shop!’s new Trend Report gives members a powerful resource to guide clients through today’s fast-changing retail world.


Member Discounts

CSG’s Leading Chain Tenants Database

Get the most up-to-date industry contacts from Chain Store Guide’s Leading Chain Tenants Database, a database of over 165,000 retail and restaurant executives, including email addresses. The database affords you total year-round access and the ability to retrieve names based on individual responsibility, i.e., whether they purchase store fixtures or oversee visual merchandising. Members qualify for a 20% discount.

Mention your Shop! membership when ordering; CSG will confirm it.

Questions? Contact Shop! member Chain Store Guide.

WindowsWear PRO

WindowsWear PRO is the premier site for the window display and visual merchandising industry, providing inspiration to the world’s leading brands to innovate and create more engaging visual displays. The site features proprietary trend reports, analysis, information and exclusive access to the world’s fashion windows (20,000+ analyzed windows, 500+ exclusive brands from around the world). WindowsWear Pro offers the following benefits:

  • Real-time Inspiration, Trend Reporting, Exclusive Research and Analysis
  • The Latest Window Displays of 500+ Brands and their Competitors
  • Request Access to the Vendors that Produce, Install and Design the Displays that are Seen in the Windows
  • Advertise to the World’s Premier Brands and Visual Merchandisers
  • Access the Archive the Windows of 500+ Fashion Brands Globally
  • Resources that can be used for Educational and Academic Purposes

Shop! members receive 20% discount on all WindowsWear Pro subscriptions and WindowsWear Pro advertising or sponsorship offers.

All Shop! members can enter Promotion code: “WWPRO_AREmembersonlydiscount” in any of the subscription sign-up forms at: and receive a 20% discount to the standard price.


PartnerShip® is a comprehensive inbound and outbound shipping program that combines simplicity, savings, and value to all U.S.-based Shop! members. PartnerShip works with nationally known carriers to provide unparalleled customer service and significant savings on every shipment. Members who enroll in the program receive:

  • Savings of up to 27%* on select FedEx®small package services
  • Savings of at least 70% on standard and guaranteed LTL freight shipments with UPS Freight, YRC Freight, Con-way Freight, and other reputable carriers
  • Savings of 20-40% on your exhibit shipments to and from trade shows and events, backed by an on-time guarantee
  • Competitive pricing on truckload, expedited, and international freight services
  • Specialized services including inbound management, low-cost shipping supplies, freight bill auditing, invoice consolidation, and more

Visit for complete program information and to enroll in the free program. If you have any questions, please call PartnerShip at 800-599-2902, or email

* Includes a bonus 5% online processing discount. Full details available at


Material ConneXion: Library Access, Trend Reports, Samples

Global materials consultancy Material ConneXion offers all Shop! members a 10% discount on Library Access subscriptions. Material ConneXion’s subscription-based Materials Library is the largest library of advanced, innovative, and sustainable materials and processes in the world. A comprehensive online database gives members immediate access to over 4,500 materials, making it easy for designers of all disciplines to stay on top of the latest material innovations. Shop! members also receive a 10% discount on the purchase of Material ConneXion’s Material Trends Reports, which provide future insight into material directions, and Materials Box, delivering, on a quarterly basis, a selection of 15 to 20 materials and additional inspirational content directly to subscribers. For pricing and more information, please visit either their material trends or materials box websites.

To take advantage of the Shop! member discount, or for more information on membership benefits, contact: Michael LaGreca, director of library access programs,, 212-842-2046. Use Discount Code MCARE.

Journal of Green Building

Get research findings, case studies, and green building approaches and technologies in peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Green Building four times a year. Shop! members receive a 10% discount. Print the order form, complete it, writing “Shop!” next to your order, and fax or mail with the appropriate amount.

With the 10% discount, rates range from $134.10 to $832.10 domestic depending on number of copies and delivery method.

Contact College Publishing directly with questions.

Auto Rental Discounts

Shop! members qualify for 25% discounts at Avis, Budget, and Hertz. Use the following links:



Hertz: Go to and enter discount number (CDP) 2055917 or call 800-654-3131.

YRCF Freight
YRC Freight is committed to providing Shop! members with special negotiated rates on shipping services, a competitive option for inbound and outbound shipments ranging from 150-7,500 lbs. YRC Freight is a leader in 2-5 day LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping with comprehensive service throughout North America. Members typically save between 5-15% over what they currently pay with their incumbent carrier or logistics provider. We want to meet your needs by offering a variety of shipping solutions, which include standard, guaranteed, expedited, cross-border, exhibit, truckload, and custom services.

Key benefits:

  • Members receive special negotiated rates
  • Time-Critical service counts Saturday and Sunday as service days
  • Fast, seamless and simple cross-border services throughout North America
  • Experts in trade show shipping for over 25 years
  • No-cost inbound guarantee on trade show shipments
  • Book, track, and manage your shipments anytime and anywhere at
  • YRC Freight Customer Service available 24/7 at 800.610.6500

Call 800.647.3061 or email before your next shipment to compare your current provider’s rates to the rates under your association discount program. To request pricing online, visit