Since Jim Read founded the company that is now Grocery Outlet in 1946, weve been in the business of providing our customers a fun place to find hot deals on quality products. We offer our suppliers a professional, trustworthy partner to discretely move product without disrupting conventional retail channels of distribution. We also give hardworking families a chance to make their own way as independent store operators.
Grocery Outlet Inc. acquires Amelias Grocery Outlet, a value grocery chain in Pennsylvania. Amelia's shares much with Grocery Outlet Bargain Market in terms of culture, customer and buying model.
200th store opens in the Sacramento Pocket. As a family organization, the Company looks for ways to get potential operators in stores near their homes. Independent Operators Rich & Christie Wierzbicki have lived in this neighborhood for over 30 years. The local community is thrilled to see their long-time neighbors running this store.
After a productive five-year relationship, Berkshire Partners sells its ownership interest to private equity investors Hellman & Friedman, ushering in a new phase of growth for Grocery Outlet Bargain Market.