Merc Perks Partners

The Merc Co+op provides our community a place to shopgathereat and learn by offering real food and sustainable products at reasonable prices through cooperative ownership and responsible commerce.

Our Community Partner Program, Merc Perks!, highlights local businesses that offer exclusive discounts to co-op owners. We are cooperators—and we want to work together with other small businesses to forge connections between people and strengthen our local economy. 

Why Should I Join?
Merc Perks! promotes local shopping and gives your business the opportunity to convert our member-owners to loyal customers at your establishment. Participation is free for business owners and co-op member-owners.

Tell Me More
The program is promoted through our email marketing campaigns, print materials, and social media sites. All participants are listed on our website with an image or logo, brief description and link to the business website. The Merc Co+op will provide print and digital materials for you to promote your participation in store or on your website.

What Discount Should I Offer?
It's up to you! However, discounts must be exclusive to co-op owners. Here are a few examples for inspiration:

  • 5% off a purchase of $25 or more.

  • Free appetizer during Happy Hour

  • Discounted growler fills

  • Free drink with purchase of entree

  • Discounted group tickets

Co-op Facts

  • Nearly 7,800 owners - (cooking enthusiasts, community activists, localists)

  • 7,294 Facebook Followers

  • 8,778 Email Subscribers

  • 2,805 Instagram Followers

  • 2,579 Twitter Followers

  • Over 12,000 Addresses within Kansas and Missouri

merc perks contact

Laura Marsh
Outreach Coordinator
outreach@themerc.coop