Average store size: 1,000-5,000sq ft
Average weekly turnover: £35,000
Number of UK retail members: 250 stores
Cost of joining: Free
Budgens, with its unique positioning in the convenience sector, today boasts its highest store numbers in its 147-year history.
The symbol group now has national distribution capability, which has enabled it to expand geographically and grow its store base to more than 250 sites. Budgens’s mission is to help independent retailers grow their businesses, counter the relentless cost pressures they face and, ultimately, increase their profits.
Budgens offers an industry- leading rebate scheme, award-winning fresh and chilled ranges, alongside a market-leading supply chain with more than 97% delivered availability and free marketing support for promotions.
“Thanks to Budgens’s range of chilled food, we’ve become a destination for shoppers that are looking for their evening meal after work,” says Kiri Kiritharan.
With freedom to retail on a local level and a flexible approach to working with our retailers, Budgens is winning with independent retailers.