An Independent buying group for the independent retailer

We work with over one hundred global suppliers, encompassing many leading furniture brands.


The Minerva History

Formed in 1990 Minerva has since become an established proactive buying group in the UK, Channel Islands and Ireland. We work with an impressive and growing retail membership in addition to a world-wide supplier base. Our office is based in Corsham, Wiltshire. 

Who we work for

Since 1990 we have been working with quality independent furniture retailers spanning the UK & Ireland.

Today we are proud to boast a membership of over 200 stores and continue to grow at a rapid rate with the introduction of our new associated bed membership.

Minerva’s global network

We have carefully crafted a dedicated supplier base from all over the World. Building great relationships and securing the best possible service and support for our members.

If you are a manufacturer or have an interesting product and would like to work with us then we would love to hear from you.

Why become an Minerva Member?

Group Exclusives

We collaborate with top brands to bring our membership exclusive models.

Hospitality at Exhibitions

Full membership can enjoy the very best hospitality at our exhibitons which includes our evening gala dinner.

Experienced Buying Committee

We have an experienced and knowledgeable buying panel who personally source all new suppliers securing the very best terms. Our board are also Minerva members and always work on behalf of the membership.

Worldwide Portfolio of Suppliers

Impressive global supplier base including many leading brands across categories including bed, cabinet, upholstery and many more.

Networking Opportunities

We hold quarterly regional meetings at our members stores throughout the UK. This gives you a fantastic opportunity to meet other retailers.


Our seminars are held during our bi-annual exhibitions. These give our members an opportunity to review Minerva and discuss common topics.


Our members monthly newsletter is distributed electronically. This contains members information, industry knowledge and bespoke advertising from our approved suppliers.

Members Web Portal

Access to a members portal with full details of suppliers discounts, terms and information.

No Compulsory Purchases

There are no compulsory purchases. Our members are free to buy direct from suppliers. Minerva work for the membership and are always here to help.

Get in Touch

Whether you are a independent retailer interested in becoming a member or a supplier wishing to be part of our network, we would love to hear from you.

The Minerva Furniture Group, 3 Pickwick Park,
Park Lane, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0HN.
Call +44 (0)1249 716195