Starting a Grocery Store Business: Our Steps to Ownership
How do you go about starting a grocery store, anyway? Save A Lot knows how to start a grocery store – after all, we’ve opened hundreds of stores! Partnering with us means you can look forward to leveraging a time-tested process that’s proven efficient, allowing you to open your doors faster without wasting time or resources.
Let’s take a look at the steps for opening a retail store with Save A Lot.
We’ll get to know one another and decide if you’d be a good fit for Save A Lot. You’ll have the chance to look over our licensing agreement and ask any questions you may have about how to start a retail store, and we’ll review your financials and background to ensure you’re well-qualified.
Finding the Right Location:
Our Business Development team will work with you to find a location in your area that meets all of our criteria: visibility, size, price, and so forth. We’ll also support you as you build out your location, ensuring the layout is perfect for a new Save A Lot.
Each Save A Lot store is unique, stocking its own SKUs to focus on localization. We’ll consider the particulars of your location to develop a plan for sourcing and other operations.
You’ll participate in a Discovery Day, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet our leadership team and get to know our company culture. It’s a great time to ask any remaining questions you might have before officially becoming a Retail Partner.
We will get to work on transforming your location into a Save A Lot store. We’ll be there to provide guidance throughout this stage so you can get your doors open faster.
Grand Opening and Beyond:
With all the steps to opening a retail store complete, your Save A Lot store is open for business! We’ll help with marketing to generate buzz around your grand opening and, help you get a head start on building your customer base.
Contact Us Today to Learn More About Starting A Grocery Store With Save A Lot
break into the grocery store industry.