There are many reasons to choose Save A Lot’s licensing opportunity over the competition. As the nation’s leading independent discount grocery chain, we specialize in value and convenience, and that expertise extends to our Retail Partners. One of the greatest aspects of our licensing opportunity is the ability to expand as a multi-unit grocery chain.
The grocery store industry is valued at $758.5bn, and with such a large industry, there’s plenty of room for newcomers to find success. After all, people rely on grocery stores as an essential business, adding to our recession resistance.
1.Low overhead costs.
Unlike other supermarket multi-unit franchising opportunities, the Save A Lot licensee model has no franchise fees. We value efficiency and make things simple for our independent Retail Partners, so we’ve streamlined our costs by operating our own distribution centers, having a smaller store footprint, and utilizing a highly efficient operating model.
2. Strong return on investment.
Our grocery store licensing model is designed to save time and money while allowing you to quickly see a strong return on your investment. When you open multiple units, you can multiply potential profits exponentially.
3. Leverage your training, knowledge of our business model, and marketing spend.
When you become a Retail Partner with Save A Lot, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about running a grocery store. Our comprehensive training program will get you up to speed on how to run your store efficiently and effectively, and you can leverage your knowledge to all of your store units. Once you master our business model, you’ll see how easy it is to apply it to multiple locations. Our marketing support simplifies the process of advertising in your area, and with more than one store, you’ll reach more customers with your marketing spend.
4. Increase your customer base.
One of the best parts of owning more than one store is that you’ll greatly increase the number of potential customers. Our marketing support is designed to help you build a strong reputation in your community, and our neighborhood focus allows you to gear products toward your area’s preferences.
5. Create more opportunities for valued employees.
When opening your stores, you’ll find reliable employees. Having multiple stores allows you the opportunity to promote and help further their careers by offering management positions. When employees who work hard are offered managerial roles, they’ll feel their hard work is appreciated.
6. Discounts on leases and fees
Our expert real estate team is there to assist independent Retail Partners by providing expert knowledge, time- and cost-saving tools, and industry best practices around lease negotiations. By opening multiple stores, there is the potential to negotiate a lower lease discount.
It all begins when you apply to become a licensee with Save A Lot. We’re invested in our Retail Partners and work hard to help you achieve your multi-unit grocery chain goals.
Contact Save A Lot today to learn more about becoming a retail partner with Save A Lot and all of the support that comes with it.