4 FAQs About Our Grocery Licensing Opportunities
There are lots of great reasons to open a Save A Lot of your own! Our grocery licensing opportunities allow you to take control of your career, earn more with a profitable business model, and set your own schedule. We’ll help you add new revenue streams to your portfolio, take the next step by owning a store of your own, and invest in a growing industry, all while building a thriving business.
As the nation’s leading independent discount grocery chain, Save A Lot has been offering our licensing opportunities for a long time. We’re proud to stand out from the competition while specializing in value and convenience.
Here are some frequently asked questions we hear about our licensing opportunity.
Why invest in the grocery store industry?
The grocery store industry is booming! Currently estimated at a value of $765.2B, the grocery industry has been steadily growing for years and is revered for its recession resistance. Worth noting is that the discount grocery store model is positioned among the highest growth rates in retail while holding only a 3% market share. There’s plenty of opportunity for newcomers, and Save A Lot can help you get started on the right track.
What sets a Save A Lot retail grocery business apart from other opportunities?
Where do we begin? Save A Lot features many industry advantages that you won’t find anywhere else. Our innovative and streamlined grocery store model is designed to make things simple for customers and independent Retail Partners. We’re able to keep our store’s stocked thanks to our in-house distribution centers, and by utilizing a limited assortment of stock-keeping units (SKUs), we’re able to make for both a highly convenient shopping experience and a simple operating model for our Retail Partners.
This results in lower prices and unbeatable convenience for customers and lower overhead costs for Retail Partners. As a grocery store licensing opportunity, we have no franchise fees, and we’re a lot more flexible than a franchise. You’ll have the freedom to grow your business with our expert team to support you every step of the way.
Who are Retail Partners and how do you support them?
Save A Lot’s independent Retail Partners are our licensed owners. We’ve designed our grocery store business model to save Retail Partners time and money while allowing them to see a strong return on their investment. We provide comprehensive support at every stage, from store buildout to ongoing assistance.
Our support begins with real estate guidance. We know how important location is for retail businesses, so we’re ready to assist licensees with expert real estate knowledge, time and cost savings, and lease agreements. Our ongoing assistance provides the solutions licensees need to position their businesses for growth. This includes field operations, distribution, and marketing support. Save A Lot is invested in our independent Retail Partners and we do all we can to keep them on the right track.
Do I need previous grocery experience?
Our comprehensive licensing opportunity will teach you virtually everything you need to know to stock your shelves, attract new customers, and achieve your growth goals.
We have Retail Partners from many different backgrounds. Although some have grocery industry experience, there’s no requirement that you need it. Some of our most successful licensees are business owners, grocery store managers, career investors, or grocery store owner conversions.
Become a part of the Save A Lot brand and add unmatched value to your community with our grocery licensing opportunities.
Contact Save A Lot today to learn more about our grocery licensing opportunities and let us answer any questions you might have.