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How To Get Started

Thank you for partnering with Anchor Distributors. We are delighted that you’ve put your trust in us. We promise to give you the fast, reliable service that you’re counting on, just as we have been doing for countless bookstores through the years. At Anchor Distributors you will enjoy the same great savings every day. No hoops or minimum orders, just great discounts: 42% discounts* on books and Bibles every day, 30%-40% discount on music, and 40%-60% on gifts and apparel. You will also enjoy the special pass-through vendor discounts and sale items as they become available. *some exceptions apply

To open an account:

Book retailers simply call in and give some basic information to get started. We will need credit information, some operational details about your store, and proof of your sales tax ID number. You may receive your account number when you call (some additional information may be required.) Pay by credit card or sending a check.

Credit Application:

We encourage you to fill out our credit application. You can acquire it from our website or by calling in at 1-800-444-4484 and requesting it. Terms are subject to credit approval and Company policy. If you have specific credit questions you may call our credit department directly at 1-800-444-4484 ext. 7.

Buying Groups:

If you belong to a buying group; such as, Covenant, Munce, or Parable, please make sure to include that information when you apply so that you may take advantage of the benefits that are assigned to your group.

Help with new store inventory:

Anchor helps new stores stock their shelves. Our new store inventory specialist will be able to help you tailor your core inventory with special items specifically geared to your local market and your budget. If you need help finding the right mix of product to match the budget you have to work with call and ask for your sales territory manager.