Our Suppliers

Guidelines

As a company with more than 150 years of retail history, we ask a lot of our partners. In keeping with our standards of quality and service, we seek conscientious and reliable vendors who can provide us with high quality, high-performance and competitive prices.

As a potential vendor to Macy’s, you should be prepared to discuss the following.

For Product Vendors Target Customer:
Age, average income, median family size, geographic location, population size and expected growth.

Product Demand:
Where you see it coming from in the future.

Benefits for Macy’s:

  • How your product will help position Macy’s to take advantage of future demand.
  • How Macy’s can gain market share with your product, control costs and/or maximize sales. The added value your product has over your competition.
  • How your packaging enhances the image and appearance of the product compared to the products currently carried by Macy’s, Inc.
  • How your product will positively impact related products in our stores.

Competition:
Your direct and indirect competition in the market.

For Service Vendors Cost Savings:
How your service will save Macy’s, Inc. money.

Efficiency:
How your service will increase speed, accuracy and /or quality to Macy’s operations.

Growth:
Where you see it coming from in the future and ways growth in your service will help Macy’s.

Benefits for Macy’s:
How Macy’s can gain market share with your service and control costs and/or maximize sales. The advantages and benefits of using your service rather than a competitor’s similar service.

Competition:
Your direct and indirect competition in the market.

Related Services:
Whether your service impacts other related services or products in our stores and if so, how.

For Vendors of Non-Retail Products Savings:
How your non-retail products will reduce costs for Macy’s.

Efficiency:
How your service will increase speed, accuracy and /or quality to Macy’s operations.

Benefits for Macy’s:
How Macy’s can gain market share with your service, control costs and/or maximize sales. The advantages and benefits of using your service rather than a competitor’s similar service.

Competition:
Your direct and indirect competition in the market.

Related Services:
Whether your non-retail product impacts other related services or products we buy and if so, how.