Posts Tagged "how to open a salvage grocery store"

Open a Salvage Food Store With One Load

By on Jan 9, 2011 in Opening a Store | 2 comments

I was reviewing available loads of salvage food and the question came up from one of our blog readers: Is it possible to start a salvage food grocery store with a single load of product? The short answer is yes, it is certainly possible depending on the size of the load you purchase and its mixture of merchandise. Most loads of banana box salvage food come...

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Salvage Food Standing Orders For Stock

By on Jan 2, 2011 in Purchasing | 0 comments

I probably don’t have to tell you that securing salvage groceries ongoing can be a problem. Truckloads of salvage groceries sell out very quickly, sometimes it may seem as though you pick up the phone to call your supplier only to find out they are sold out continuously. Salvage food suppliers work with reclamation centers selling available stock, but you...

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Locating Your Salvage Food Store

By on Dec 20, 2010 in Opening a Store | 0 comments

When the time comes to securing a location for your salvage food store there are several key issues to keep in mind. A location can make or break your business, so it is best to take your time when researching geographic locations, traffic and store size. Location: Consider a store front that is already located in a high traffic location, such as strip malls and...

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Investigating Salvage Food Suppliers

By on Dec 9, 2010 in Opening a Store | 0 comments

Stocking your salvage food store can be frustrating as supplies of banana box groceries can be few and far between. Full truckloads do not sit very long and often when you call your salvage food supplier, a load will be gone. It is best to establish a regular schedule of purchasing and build a relationship with you supplier so he knows you will take a load each...

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