About TIR

Formed in 1947, Tasmanian Independent Retailers Co-Operative Society Limited is a retailer owned Co- operative, currently consisting of two main trading divisions, Tasmanian Independent Retailers and Island Fresh Produce.

Tasmanian Independent Retailers (TIR) is responsible for the marketing and development of independent supermarket retailers in Tasmania whereas Island Fresh Produce (IFP) is responsible for the distribution of fresh fruit and vegetable products to our retailers and other food service customers.

Statewide Independent Wholesalers (SIW) is the primary supply chain source for independent retailers in Tasmania.

TIR’s role is to provide centralised support for all retail banner members in the areas of:

  • Supplier negotiations and trading terms
  • Banner advertising support
  • Plant and equipment purchases
  • In-store ranging and layout support
  • Centralised retail pricing and promotional pricing support via host support systems
  • Stay in business and in-store expansion advice
  • Provision of volume related rebates to members based upon member purchases from the group controlled entities

TIR has offices located in both Launceston and Hobart. IFP is located in Hobart and Wesley Vale with its head office and primary distribution centre located in Lauceston.

  • IGA
  • Price Match
  • Locked Down