Producers have excess products like overruns or packaging changes.
Grocery Outlet helps out by buying up that excess inventory at big discounts.
These discounts get passed on to shoppers and that's why Grocery Outlet has such amazing deals every day.
Each store is a local, independently run, family business.
Grocery Outlet wants to be the "TJ Maxx of grocery stores"... TJ Maxx offers lower prices than department stores by paring down the shopping experience and passing savings on to consumers. The apparel store has been blamed for the downfall of brands like Nordstrom and Macy's. Grocery Outlet says that it sells items at a 40% to 70% discount off regular stores' prices by offering surplus items, seasonal closeouts, and discontinued items. While some of its goods aren't up to manufacturer standards, none of what it sells is past the sell-by date. Here's why Grocery Outlet is becoming a viable threat to industry giants like Walmart, Kroger, and Whole Foods...