Castle Buying Program

Castle Buying Program

Castle is proud to partner with the most reputable manufacturing and distribution vendors in the industry. We have developed strong vendor partnerships and Castle members can take advantage of the over 450 buying agreements in all LBM and hardware categories.

Hardware Solution & Affiliations

Castle members have access to the largest assortment of hardware products in the industry through our partner Orgill Distribution. Orgill services Castle members across Canada and our regional distribution partners add to the extensive hardware assortment. Castle affiliation to OCTO and our position on various buying teams, ensures that all your product category needs are handled.

CASTLEGARD Quality Products

Castle is committed to delivering value and quality products. Our private label brand “Castlegard” is available exclusively at Castle Building Centres locations. Castle is proud to partner with leading vendor partner to deliver value, innovation and a greater selection of quality Castlegard products.

 

Castlecare Member Success Programs

Castlecare Member Success Programs were designed to offer Castle members a comprehensive portfolio of group programs and services to help you run your business. From business support services to employee care and development, Castlecare programs give you the potential for greater success!

CastleCare Programs include preferred agreements negotiated with a variety of partners to assist Castle members in minimizing their business costs as well as assist with Castle employee advantages.

Castle Excalibur is the most powerful LBM business management and POS solution available to the Independent! Excalibur technology was developed through months of research and collaboration with Castle members, industry experts and our technology partner Epicor. Excalibur delivers an industry leading software solution, designed to meet the needs of the LBM dealer.

Flexiti Financial offers Castle members competitive financing options and flexible no-interest payment plans through the Castle Flexiti Financial Program. Castle members receive payment without hassle and without delay, while customers earn an annual 1% rebate for all FlexitiCard purchases at Castle stores.

The Employee Care programs provide Castle employees with enhanced benefits and special employee discounts, helping Castle members recruit and retain quality staff. The programs include preferred banking options, special mortgage and insurance rates, mobile phone plans, a Scholarship program and much much more.

Castlecare’s Business Support programs can help Castle members minimize their business costs and potentially increase their margins. With reduced operating costs, members can invest more in their business and focus on building customer relationships, with greater incentives.

Castle has a preferred agreement with Moneris to manage all your credit, debit and gift card processing needs including reduced credit and debit card rates as a Castle. As a Castle member, you are entitled to a CFIB membership that offers many savings programs, as well as CFIB business consultation and access to online business courses and webinars. The Castle Gift Card program is available to members and is a great new profit centre for your business, while giving your customers the gift of choice.

The CastleCore digital member platform is the central hub for everything Castle. The platform includes a variety of business and communication tools, including an account information, a comprehensive buying guide and a product cost calculator. As a user, you have the ability to customize preferences and content delivery and the platform is completely mobile friendly so you can stay connected any time.

 

Castle Marketing & Advertising

Support for all your marketing needs without the big price tag! Castle offers members comprehensive marketing programs and promo options and they choose what is best suited for their business needs.

Publications

Castle’s Contractor Advantage has been an industry leading publication for almost 2 decades. The publication is dedicated to publishing relevant content and information that will help enlighten readers and give professional contractors the competitive advantage. Residential and commercial industry professionals learn about best practices and read insights on the newest innovative products. From practical how-to features created to ensure a seamless and smooth renovation or build, consumers can also pick up a copy at their local Castle Building Centres location at no charge.

In-Store Contests & Promotions

Castle members enjoy the option of participating in a variety promotions, advertising programs and in-store contests. As a Castle member you can choose the initiatives that work best for your store and your customers.

BrandBase Online Flyer Program

The BrandBase marketing software program puts the power in your hands. The program gives you access to 100, 000 LBM and Hardware skus so you can design your own flyers, shelf talkers, posters circulars and more. Forget cookie-cutter materials; instead, be your own brand and choose the products, frequency and design that suits your needs.