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B4 Buying Group

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Another B4 Membership benefit brought to you by one of our most trusted partners.

We have teamed up with the excellent Aston & James to bring B4 members demonstrable savings on your workplace supplies, alongside excellent service from a trusted B4 partner.

B4’s Chief Executive, Richard Rosser explains why Aston & James are the perfect partner for this new offering. “The B4 Buying Group provides us with another opportunity to add value to the B4 Membership package. With more events, a great new website and increasing profile on our social media platforms, we need to keep improving the B4 Membership offering and this is an excellent complement to the already extensive list of B4 Membership benefits. We are delighted to be providing this new service alongside Aston & James.

“We have always been very vocal in our support for Aston & James, as in all of our dealings with them we have never experienced anything other than professionalism, great service, courtesy and unbeatable prices. That’s a hard combination to maintain at the best of times but the team have never failed to deliver once throughout our five year relationship and that’s why we are more than comfortable partnering with Darren and his team in this exciting new venture.”

Managing Director, Darren Aston, explains more. “We believe in building relationships to get to know you and understand your business. This allows us to develop and implement relevant and suitable solutions, along with a great selection of products, delivered in a way that’s best for you. When our customers choose to partner with Aston and James, they get all the benefits of ‘buying local’ with absolutely no compromise. We are partnered with powerful global buyers, enabling us to successfully compete against our largest national competitors. Partnering with B4 we can bring these benefits, and more, to the growing number of members and it’s something we are very excited about.”

Benefits of the B4 Buying Group include:

  • Free survey on everything for your workplace. One of Aston & James’ Account Managers will prepare a tailor-made report detailing areas where they could save your business money
  • Competitive pricing available on an extensive range of products
  • Exclusive monthly promotional programme
  • Product sourcing service
  • Exclusive B4 Buying Group landing page
  • Free next day delivery
  • Dedicated in-house support (Account Manager, Sales Support and Driver)
  • Free artwork set-up on PPE & Workwear
  • Free workplace design service
  • Long term benefits: Even more savings as B4 Members grow and command even more competitive prices

How it Works

All B4 members are automatically eligible to be part of the B4 Buying Group. All you need to do is complete a workplace survey and undertake a review meeting with an Aston and James Account Manager. The first ten members who complete the survey and undertake the review will receive a complimentary voucher for The R&R Collection (see www.therandrcollection.com) worth at least £150.


Contact Aston & James on 01993 706900 or at sales@aston-james.co.uk and quote B4 Buying Group. One of the team will be happy to take you through the next steps. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain!

More about Aston & James

Established in 1990, over the last 26 years Aston and James have built a wealth of experience, knowledge and an outstanding reputation through working in partnership with local businesses, just like yours. So much so, that they won the 2015 West Oxfordshire Small Business Award and are proud winners of the 2016 Living in Oxford Award for Oxfordshire’s Favourite for Business.

Starting as a small entrepreneurial venture to now employing 18 staff across a multitude of business functions, their core focus remains the same; to put their customers at the centre of everything they do. Their business is run and managed by local people who understand your needs and care about the Oxfordshire community. All Aston and James staff, including the five family members still within the business, adopt a personal approach to service. Everything they do is designed to deliver total consistency throughout your experience and to nurture a relationship with you.

If you are looking for dependable experts in business supplies, look no further.

Here is a summary of Aston and James’ most valued services:

  • Stationery
  • Facilities Management
  • Ink & Toners
  • Furniture
  • Machines & MPS
  • Print
  • Gifts & Workwear
  • Shredding
  • Eco Solutions