Save-A-Lot Success Stories

Joe Janes

Joe Janes

Ohio - 13 locations

Retailer Joe Janes has helped expand his family's Ohio grocery business throughout the state, thanks to "industry-leading ideas and service" from Save-A-Lot, says the former attorney. Learn how our Licensed Store Incentive Program has helped retailers across the United States build their business in Save-A-Lot's Grocery Entrepreneur magazine. We have more than 1,300 Save-A-Lot stores nationwide - and 70 percent are owned and operated by independent licensed retailers!

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Wayne Sauer

Wayne Sauer

Missouri and Illinois - 9 locations

“Besides being ideal for the small store footprints that Sauer likes, Save-A-Lot delivers benefits such as low overhead so the store can make a profit on lower volume,” he says. “Being able to order almost all of the products their stores stock from Save-A-Lot distribution centers is an added plus.”

Suzanne Schmitz

Suzanne Schmitz

Upstate New York - 3 locations

Our important outreach and advocacy for minority and women owners and operators also enables us to broaden the market potential for our stores. In New York state, Suzanne Schmitz talks about how she began her career as a Save-A-Lot cashier in 1999 and now owns and operates three Save-A-Lot stores, with plans for more.

Gerald Blevins

Gerald Blevins

Enid, Oklahoma - 2 locations

Read about great retailers like the Blevins Family based in Enid, OK and learn from the successes of these entrepreneurs utilizing the Save-A-Lot licensed retailer program. “When you're a business owner with an entrepreneurial spirit, the ideal partner is one who can help you grow while giving you the flexibility to tailor your stores to the customers you serve.”