SERVICE&MORE for furniture retailers

Under the brand name GARANT Austria, SERVICE&MORE brings together small and medium-sized specialist businesses in the furniture sector in one purchasing and service organisation. With over 150 specialist retailers and furniture stores, GARANT Austria is Austria's biggest and most successful furniture association.

Under the slogan "Strength in numbers", SERVICE&MORE supports member businesses in the key areas of purchasing, marketing and business management.

Benefits for you as a GARANT Austria partner

As a member of Austria's biggest association for the specialist home furnishings sector, firstly, you benefit from a number of advantages that will have a direct impact on your bottom line. And, secondly, you reduce your risks and make your work easier in all kinds of ways. GARANT Austria partners can expect to purchase on particularly favourable terms, enjoy extended payment periods, have access to the association's exclusive premium furniture collection and benefit from personal advice from GARANT Austria's module managers. Not to mention a wide range of services, bespoke office stationery and shared promotional materials.

GARANT Austria – our services for furniture retailers

Not only do we offer extensive services as a purchasing organisation, but we also help our retailers to position themselves (regionally) for maximum success. With our professional management consulting and tailor-made marketing concepts, we support you in the day-to-day business of selling. Among other things, we can create a bespoke concept for your salesroom that will highlight your particular strengths. In fact, we attach special importance to individuality – even though we believe in working closely together and pooling our expertise in marketing and business management, we never lose sight of the individual strengths of our furniture retailers. We want to be strong partners, sharing sound basic principles – but every retailer has their own unmistakeable market presence. Unique selling points and brand recognition are front and centre. The idea is that our members can use the strength and experience of a big purchasing organisation for the benefit of their own companies. We run a Training Academy offering all kinds of courses and further training for our members. It's all available free of charge or on very favourable terms. Topics range from social media and sales training to personnel marketing. The regular contact with other members means that our organisation offers all kinds of opportunities for knowledge transfer and sharing of experience. Comparing performance indicators can give our furniture retailers a clear competitive advantage. We also offer eVA, our Digital Sales Assistant planning app, which makes preparing quotations really quick and easy. With just one click, all the models and prices are clearly listed, and you are always up-to-date on prices and product ranges.

„SERVICE&MORE helped me with strategic advice during the company takeover and guided me through the entire process. I was especially impressed by the personal and individual support they gave me as I took this major step in my business.“

Friedrich Maislinger
Maislinger GmbH in Neumarkt/Wallersee

GARANT Austria – our service for your customers

Our members are successful furniture retailers all over Austria. With their bespoke interior design ideas, they create a pleasing ambience and a sense of wellbeing in their customers' homes. They take responsibility not only for planning a harmonious overall concept in terms of colour, style and design, but also for making it a reality. Customers can buy furniture for living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and kitchens, as well as fitted kitchens, from our furniture retail partners. Our partners offer both designer furniture and a customised furniture design service.

We're here to help.

Heinz Kucera
Heinz Kucera Module Manager Furniture Retailing
Florian Hanke
Florian Hanke Module Manager Furniture Retailing