Welcome Retailers. For those that are new to the Guild of Blades Publishing Group we encourage
you to read About the Guild and our publishing history. Founded in
1994, the Guild of Blades has published over 200 games and gaming accessories and currently
offers a variety of different product lines to interested game consumers.
The Guild of Blades presently choses not to sell through any hobby or game distribution
companies, so we are the ONLY source for these products. However the Guild of Blades is happy
to offer wholesale terms to retailers. We have three different wholesale programs for
retailers to chose from. These are detailed below. In ALL cases retailers must E-mail Us with evidence of your brick and mortar retail business.
Pictures of your store and a picture or copy of a valid business license will be required.
The Guild of Blades only sells to businesses operating brick and mortar retail stores at this
Any Brick and Mortar retailer may order from the Guild by using our automated ordering catalog
online or by phone by calling 810-625-3000. Retailers in the USA recieve a 49% discount off the
suggested retail price and be charged a flat shipping fee of $10 regardless of the size of the
order. There is a minimum order amount of $100 wholesale value per order. Orders will be invoiced
and paid by credit card or Paypal at the time of ordering, prior to shipping.
Before you can begin ordering you will need to set up an account. First Create an Account. This will be
a consumer level account until we can verify your retailer status. Then
E-mail us your store information, including photos
of your store and business license. It is ok to send is a link to a webpage if your store, IF said
webpage has the necessary store photos on it. Once your account has been upgraded to a retailer
account, you can order online on our
Ordering Catalog when logged into your account.
An Experienced Retailer will be any retailer who has ordered a minimum of 3 times previously and
stocks the majority of the products from two or more of the Guild's product lines. To qualify
for this tier, a retailer will have to have spent a mimimum of $250 from the Guild of Blades over
the previous 6 months.
Experienced Retailers shall recieve a 55% discount off the suggested retail prices and pay a flat
shipping fee of $5 per order, regardless of the size of a shipment. Order minimum remains $100 at
wholesale and payment is at time of invoicing by credit card or paypal.
A preferred retailer is any retailer who has spent a mimimum of $500 from the Guild of Blades over
the previous 6 months and will carry the bulk majority of the Guild's in print product lines.
Preferred Retailers recieve a 59% discount off the suggested retail price and be shipped free of
charge. Additionally Preferred Retailers may return products that remain in sellable, unopened
condition (also removing any store stickers) for full credit that may be used against future orders.
Store credit being used on an invoice may be used to pay a maximum of 50% of that invoice.
Order minimum remains $100 wholesale, though Preferred Retailers may apply for credit terms and if
approved, recieved net 30 day invoicing rather than needing to pay at the time of ordering.
International Retailers may qualify for any of the above retail tiers. International retailers may
have shipments sent to any freight forwarding company with a US address or we may arrange to ship
direct, but must pass on actual shipping charges. Retailers outside the US are responsible for VAT,
duty and/or any other charges involved with importing our products into their country.
Guild of Blades Retailer Rewards
All retail accounts will be automatically enrolled into our new Retailer Rewards program. Every
dollar spent on Guild of Blades products will earn a retailer 1 rewards point. Rewards points
may be redeemed on demo materials, free copies of games, marketing materials, special limited
products and other special materials provided by the Guild to aid our retailers in displaying,
presenting and selling our products, plus are designed to reward our good customers for their
Guild of Blades Minimum Retail Price Agreement
By signing up for a Guild of Blades wholesale account, all retailers agree to conform to the
Guild's Minimum Retail Price Agreement. Retailers shall not sell any in print Guild of Blades
products for a price less than 80% of its suggested retail price. Additionally, no retailer
shall advertise, in print or on the Internet, a sales price on a Guild of Blades product that
is less than 90% of its suggested retail price. This limitation shall be in affect for a
period no less than 6 months from the retailers last order for said product. Retailers found
in violation of this agreement may have their wholesale account terminated.