Trading group


Dernière mise à jour le :13/10/2016


A trading group is a structure managing the purchases of its affiliates, which may be retailers or wholesalers :

  • study of products ;
  • search for suppliers ;
  • negotiation of purchases ;
  • in some cases, distribution, organisation and documentation activities.

These services are reserved for the exclusive use of the members of the group, to which they are bound through a contract.


Trading groups belong to the category of wholesale intermediaries.

Their activities correspond to classes 51.1P and 51.1U of NAF rev. 1.