40 Trending Grocery Store Businesses [2022]

40 Trending Grocery Store Businesses [2022]
Start A Grocery Store

A grocery store sells a wide variety of fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, along with a full range of household and personal care items. The grocery store industry is the largest retail channel that makes $682 billion industry in the United States.

To start a basic grocery store, you can expect to spend a minimum of $50,000. Ideally, the bigger expense would be the rent, equipment, labor cost, cash registers/POS systems and software. Some of these are recurring monthly fees. However, things that will make a bigger impact on the business are the location, size of the store, competitors, local customers. To make a bigger profit, a new grocer should sell more items for a lower price.

A new grocer can also save costs by buying the items from local distributors. The distributor is the middle man between the manufacturer and the grocery store selling it. Once the store cost and location is decided, the next step is to obtain a seller license. In most states, a grocer's license is required to run a grocery store.

Thus an average grocery store has a profit margin of 3% to 5%. The profit rates depend on the location, size, and popularity of the store. On average, a small to medium grocery store can make profit up to $300,000 annually if all the profit factors are considered.

Another way to make your business more profitable is to diversify your store and add amenities like a coffee shop or stocking up the front of the store with magazines, batteries, etc. as these items can cross margin of up to 70%. As a rule of thumb, offer lower prices on higher purchase, this will ultimately win more customers and increase profitability.

Looking for some examples of a grocery store?

Interested in case studies of a successful grocery store? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Kroger

Check Phone, Address, Reviews, Complaints, Compliments and Similar Businesses to Kroger - Retail Store - Kroger - Retail Store - Nashville - 456 E Saint Louis St

  • Website traffic: 33M/month
  • Business rank: #4.36K

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2. BigBasket

The best online grocery store in India. bigbasket is an online supermarket for all your daily needs. Online shopping now made easy with a wide range of groceries and home needs.

  • Estimated revenue: $72.9M/month
  • Website traffic: 12.8M/month
  • Business rank: #5.68K

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3. Publix Super Markets

Welcome to Publix Super Markets. We are the largest and fastest-growing employee-owned supermarket chain in the United States. We are successful because we are committed to making shopping a pleasure at our stores while striving to be the premier quality food retailer in the world. This site provides a wide range of information and special features dedicated to delivering exceptional value to our online community of customers and visitors.

  • Website traffic: 14.1M/month
  • Business rank: #6.68K

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4. Safeway

Shop our wide selection of fresh, local organic meat & produce, popular wines & gluten-free foods. Save even more with Just4U rewards and coupons.

  • Website traffic: 12.2M/month
  • Business rank: #12.5K

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5. ALDI Grocery Stores

Shop low prices on award-winning products at ALDI. View our weekly specials, find recipes, and shop quality brands in store or online. Learn more.

  • Website traffic: 11.2M/month
  • Business rank: #13.3K

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6. Chaldal 🥚

Order grocery and food online with same-day home delivery. Save money, save time

  • Website traffic: 1.81M/month
  • Business rank: #19.2K

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7. LIDL US

  • Website traffic: 6.79M/month
  • Business rank: #20.6K

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8. ShopRite

Shop groceries in-store or order online for curbside pick-up or contactless delivery. Discover weekly savings in our circular, load digital coupons, save shopping lists, shop recipes, view past purchases and more!

  • Website traffic: 4.96M/month
  • Business rank: #22.7K

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9. Trader Joe's

  • Website traffic: 2.1M/month
  • Business rank: #23.9K

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10. Hy-Vee

Browse our weekly ad, shop online, refill prescriptions, check your Fuel Saver balance, find meal solutions and get health advice from our dietitians.

  • Website traffic: 5.07M/month
  • Business rank: #24.9K

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11. Ralphs

  • Website traffic: 2.11M/month
  • Business rank: #28.4K

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12. Wegmans

Get great meal help and so much more at wegmans.com. Browse thousands of items with prices and create your shopping list with our online builder.

  • Website traffic: 2.81M/month
  • Business rank: #30.6K

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13. Costco Business Delivery

Shop Costco Business Center for a wide selection of Office Supplies, Candy & Snacks, Disposables, Janitorial, Grocery and more for business and home use.  Delivery available to businesses within our local delivery zone in select metropolitan areas.

  • Website traffic: 1.57M/month
  • Business rank: #31.6K

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14. DailySale

For all your discount household items, electronics, and apparel needs, Daily Sale has you covered with discount products online. Discover the products for you!

  • Website traffic: 640K/month
  • Business rank: #41.2K

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15. Home

Shop our wide selection of fresh, local organic meat & produce, popular wines & gluten-free foods. Save even more with Just4U rewards and coupons.

  • Website traffic: 1.79M/month
  • Business rank: #46K

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16. Fry's Food

  • Website traffic: 2.66M/month
  • Business rank: #50.4K

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17. Giant

Shop online at Giant and select same day pickup at one of our 150 stores. Sign up for an account and collect digital coupons and save!

  • Website traffic: 3.4M/month
  • Business rank: #60.3K

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18. Giant Eagle

Shop for fresh groceries online at Giant Eagle! Whether you're filling a prescription with our pharmacy, looking for a tasty dinner recipe or you are looking to order groceries online, be sure to shop Giant Eagle.

  • Business rank: #74.3K

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19. Jewel Osco

Shop our wide selection of fresh, local organic meat & produce, popular wines & gluten-free foods. Save even more with Just4U rewards and coupons.

  • Website traffic: 3.66M/month
  • Business rank: #75.2K

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20. Shop Online or In-store

T&T Supermarket is the largest Asian grocery store chain in Canada. Shop online or visit in-store for authentic Chinese food and the most popular Asian snacks.

  • Website traffic: 540K/month
  • Business rank: #94.2K

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21. Central Market – Really Into Food

  • Business rank: #99.6K

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22. The Fresh Market

We're committed to creating and curating the very best–and most delicious–food for our guests every day. Visit TheFresh Market near you!

  • Website traffic: 760K/month
  • Business rank: #100K

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23. GIANT

Visit today to order the best groceries or order online including meats, fresh fruit & vegetables, bakery items and more. Your hometown grocer since 1923.

  • Business rank: #104K

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24. Price Chopper

Price Chopper Supermarkets and Market 32 Grocery Stores are proud to offer Online Grocery Shopping, Grocery Delivery, or Store Pickup. See this week's flyer and coupons, sales, browse products by a special diet, find recipes and order catering. Extraordinary food at an exceptional value. We recognize that consistently satisfying our customers is key to our success. Visit a Price Chopper or Market 32 store today!

  • Business rank: #108K

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25. Grocery Store and Online Grocery Shopping

Visit Cub.com for Online Grocery Shopping, Grocery Delivery, or Store Pickup! Cub.com grocery delivery offers thousands of grocery and household items, including healthy natural and organic food products, all at a great value. Grocery delivery to your home or office seven days a week! Shop Cub stores in both Minnesota and Illinois.

  • Website traffic: 600K/month
  • Business rank: #123K

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26. Harmons Grocery

  • Business rank: #124K

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27. Pavillions

Thinking of grocery delivery? Shop at Pavilions online store and get grocery delivered to your doorstep. Use Just4U rewards & coupons to save money on grocery.

  • Website traffic: 140K/month
  • Business rank: #144K

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28. Lunds & Byerlys

Extraordinary food. Exceptional value. Outstanding experience. Our stores have been family-owned for three generations, and we believe in giving our customers the same personal attention and exceptional value we would expect for our own family.

  • Website traffic: 210K/month
  • Business rank: #151K

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29. Food 4 Less

  • Business rank: #157K

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30. Welcome to ALDI

ALDI

  • Business rank: #157K

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31. Big Y World Class Market

  • Website traffic: 680K/month
  • Business rank: #162K

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32. Attention Required!

  • Website traffic: 470K/month
  • Business rank: #167K

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33. Grocery Outlet

At Grocery Outlet, you'll find name brand groceries and farm fresh organic produce for 40-70% less than conventional grocery stores.

  • Website traffic: 810K/month
  • Business rank: #179K

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34. Fareway Stores

With locations in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska & South Dakota, Fareway offers affordable farm-fresh produce & a full-service meat case! Find a store near you!

  • Business rank: #184K

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35. Lowes Foods

Other places may feed you a bunch of baloney about local this or that, but we've been Carolina's grocery store for more than 60 years. From sourcing the freshest local produce, to cooking Carolina's best chicken, to serving craft beers you can sip while you shop. Visit today and discover how obsessed we are.

  • Website traffic: 420K/month
  • Business rank: #185K

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36. Zabars

  • Website traffic: 50K/month
  • Business rank: #209K

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37. Bashas

  • Website traffic: 350K/month
  • Business rank: #220K

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38. Yummy.com

  • Business rank: #239K

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39. Southeastern Grocers

Find your new job on the Southeastern Grocers Career Site! SEG is the home of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores. Learn more about us and apply today!

  • Website traffic: 410K/month
  • Business rank: #274K

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40. Grocery.com

Your neighborhood grocery stores, new products, favorite brands, weekly ads and promotions.

  • Website traffic: 200K/month
  • Business rank: #278K

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