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Home and Giftware Industry Credit Group

The Gift Associates Interchange Network

GAIN timely customer data. GAIN education and networking opportunities. Join hundreds of creditors in the giftware, greeting card, home décor, toy, and related retail industries in GAINing better credit information.

About GAIN

The Gift Associates Interchange Network (GAIN) is a member-driven association of over 100 credit professionals throughout various gift industries.

These industries include giftware wholesale companies, giftwares manufacturers, specialty foods manufacturers, greeting card manufacturers, home décor manufacturers, toys manufacturers, and related industries.

GAIN is serviced by ABC-Amega that has been managing credit interchange groups for over 40 years.

GAIN Mission Statement

GAIN’s objective is to maintain a robust network of forward-thinking companies in the giftware and related industries for the purpose of providing credit data, sharing ideas, and offering education to support informed decision-making while avoiding credit risks.

Membership Features

Industry Specific Credit Information

GAIN’s web-based interchange system, GoAmega, contains A/R experience on thousands of customers, including major national retailers. You see exactly how the customer pays creditors in your industry as well as related industries. GAIN member-owned data is timely, not months-old as often is the case with generic credit reports.

Education and Networking

Stay on top of industry trends and learn applicable skills from experts in credit, collections, international commerce, bankruptcy and more.

On-demand Information

Access flash reports with real-time customer updates and accurate, on-demand access to fresh customer credit information, and quarterly DSO reporting by GAIN members.

Credit Investigation Reporting

Cost-effective service to check trade references, banking, financial and operational details to minimize risk.

Members Only Benefits

Reduced Third-Party Collections Rates from ABC-Amega

Special Rates for Trade Credit & Bank Reference Processing

Discounts from CreditRiskMonitor


Whether meeting in person or virtually, one of the greatest benefits of GAIN membership is the ability to grow your skill set and to develop relationships with professionals in your industry.

Our monthly group meetings and annual events always include roundtable account discussions and workshops to grow your credit, collection management and leadership skills. ABC-Amega also hosts a free webinar series with programming presented by topic experts in credit, collections, bankruptcy, business operations, the economy, global trade and more.

June 13

Account Discussion

11am – 1pm EDT

Additional customer insight provided by Chris Chach, CreditRisk Monitor

August 13

Account Discussion

11am – 1pm EDT

Additional customer insight provided by Chris Chach, CreditRisk Monitor

October 15

Account Discussion

11am – 1pm EDT

Additional customer insight provided by Chris Chach, CreditRisk Monitor

GAIN Leadership

The Steering Committee is composed of Member designees elected by and authorized to act on behalf of the members in accordance with duties and authority established by GAIN Bylaws. The committee is currently responsible for approval of sponsorships.

Discussion Board

To access the GAIN Discussion Board, please log-in to GoAmega. Once signed in, look for the Discussion Board link in the gray box on the left side of the page. Questions? Please contact [email protected].


Interested in learning more about what it means to be a member of GAIN? We’d love to fill you in on all the ways membership can positively impact your business.

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