Join the Co-op Franchise

Costcutter has partnered with the Co-op to offer a unique franchise opportunity. We’re looking for entrepreneurial retailers and investors to join us in this new and exciting era of convenience retailing.

Through our partnership with the Co-op, we have master franchise rights to the Co-op franchise for retailers or investors with ten or fewer stores.

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An exciting franchise opportunity

BODY: This new, exciting business model is already working. Co-op franchise trials among existing Costcutter stores have already reported high levels of sales growth and increased footfall.

By becoming a Co-op franchisee, you’ll unlock a unique way to serve your local community, grow your sales and manage your store. You’ll reap the benefits of the Co-op brand and with Costcutter’s expert business support, get all the help you need to develop your business.

The benefits of Co-op Franchise

There are many benefits to becoming a Co-op Franchise, including access to its iconic branding and the opportunity to stock its Own Brand products.

You’ll tap into Co-op’s unique membership proposition, giving back to members and local communities. You’ll also have access to market-leading forecasting and replenishment systems and enjoy Co-op’s ‘by the book’ approach to running a store, making life simpler in the hectic retail industry.

As you’ll still be a Costcutter retailer, you will benefit from our unrivalled business support, ensuring you get all the help you need to develop your business.

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What you get with Co-op

As a Co-op franchisee, you’ll unlock access to:

  • Co-op’s iconic retail brand
  • An award-winning, ethically-sourced, fairly-traded Own Brand product range
  • Co-op membership and community support, making a positive difference to your community
  • Store layout, category space allocation and range tailored to your store catchment
  • Full training on how to operate a Co-op store
  • Helpdesk service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Tailored account management focused on growing together
  • Ongoing operational support to embed training, process and store routines
  • Complete management dashboard
  • Deliveries up to 7 days a week through Co-op’s nationwide network
  • Expert support and guidance throughout the store conversion process

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The Commercial benefits

Co-op franchise stores deliver a proven minimum 50% uplift for existing independent convenience stores.

As a Co-op franchisee, you will benefit from:

  • No franchise fee
  • 3% royalty fee payable on net sales
  • Co-op contribution to cover areas of store development

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Who Can Apply

To be a Co-op franchisee, your store must have:

  • Net sales of over £20,000 a week, excluding VAT and services such as Fuel, Paypoint, Lottery, Concessions
  • A sales area over 2,000 sq. ft.
  • A back of house (warehouse) over 800 sq. ft.
  • Good parking, either parking bays or on-street parking

Developers & Landlords

If you are a developer or landlord and feel you have a suitable site for a Co-op franchise store then please contact us as we have retailers and investors who are interested.

Register your Interest in the Co-op Franchise now and we will be in touch.
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