We welcome questions from our blog readers about all aspects of starting and operating a salvage food store. Today, a readers writes in to ask how often they should reorder salvage food for their new store… . . . → Read More: Salvage Food Reader Question
The most asked questions is simply this: How much inventory will I need to get a salvage food store open? Will I need to buy an entire truckload consisting of 48 pallets or can I get by with less. We recommend starting with a full truckload and use un-merchandised pallets as back-stock to restock your store within one to two weeks. . . . → Read More: Open a salvage food store with one load
I spent some time with a friend who opened a salvage grocery store down in Sacramento, CA asking a few informative questions. I think her answers are not only revealing, but will inspire some of you who are thinking about getting into this business. Take a listen:
When did you open your store and how is business . . . → Read More: Interview with a Salvage Food Retailer
The idea of opening a scratch and dent can store may sound appealing, but you should take the time needed to research your local market as far as competition.
Larger cities boasting a population over 100,000 may be a tough market for your venture into the salvage food business as competition could be a major . . . → Read More: Research before starting a salvage food store
Ride the wave of the economy by appealing to those who are actively searching for ways to save money. Everyone has to eat to sustain life, correct? Resell a product that is in demand right now: discounted salvage groceries.
It does not take a huge amount of money to open a salvage food grocery store, in fact . . . → Read More: Opening a Salvage food store in your town