Country Grocer Flyer initially opened its entryways in December 1984 in Nanaimo. The previous thirty years have been a fulfilling and invigorating experience and we anticipate proceeding with our development throughout the following thirty years and past.
Country Grocer Flyer (at that point called Food Country) first opened in Nanaimo, BC in August 1984 as a free store purchasing from a distributer. We built up our business in light of a vital arrangement of qualities. First and in particular, our clients would get the best in meats, fish and new produce with a wide assortment of value staples and basic food item things at sensible costs. Besides, Country Grocer weekly flyers would offer help to local gatherings, sports groups and nearby foundations in the area encompassing our stores. Besides, our staff would be submitted becoming acquainted with our clients better to convey on their desires a lot. Causing us a deep sense of joy, the Nanaimo store was promptly effective and we immediately followed up with a second store in 1986. Situated in the Esquimalt Shopping Center in Victoria, BC the store turned into the essential staple retailer for this quickly developing area.
In 1997, we saw a remarkable association occasion to shape the Island Independent Buying Group (IIBG). Through the organization we built up a distribution center and conveyance framework permitting our stores to build their purchasing volumes essentially. By having the option to stock bigger amounts of mainstream items, we had the option to pass along the reserve funds to our clients, which thus, procured the entirety of our stores more grounded unwaveringness.
Indeed, even with our speedy development, we stayed focused on our fundamental beliefs, guaranteeing that choice, administration and network uphold were incorporated into the activity and advancement of every one of our stores. Our clients valued this commitment and kept on remunerating us with their business.
Throughout the following not many years, we improved our stores through overhauls and remodels. In 1999, we saw an occasion to extend our support of the quickly developing up Island people group of Cobble Hill and bought a current store to change over into a Country Grocer Flyer. In 2000, we embraced a monstrous redesign to a bigger space in the Royal Oak shopping center, permitting our store to move into totally “new” space. The Royal Oak Country Grocer opened with a new look that our clients cherished. On account of this bigger space, we’re ready to keep addressing the necessities of a developing client base in this bustling area.
In 2006, the Lake Cowichan Country Grocer flyers made its ways for a new market was invited to another developing network. In October 2008, Country Grocer this week and next week in South Nanaimo made the ways for another 40,000 square foot home. This store expansion flaunts an enormous produce office, administration meat and fish counters, a full scratch pastry shop, a store and in-store bistro highlighting newly made soups, sandwiches and natural espresso. In September of 2009 we commended the fabulous re-opening of Country Grocer Esquimalt.
Our freshest store on Bowen Road in Nanaimo opened October twentieth 2012. We made our ways for a 45,000 square foot store at 1800 Dufferin Cres worked starting from the earliest stage. The store incorporates all the ammenities of the South Nanaimo store including a full assistance bistro.
In Spring of 2019, our Salt Spring store made the ways for our first drug store!