Independent Natural Grocers are dedicated to the needs of independent grocery retailers and operators. As a member of the association, you and your associates will have access to a vast range of benefits and resources specifically tailored to the independent supermarket channel to help you grow your business and prepare for future shifts in the marketplace.
Membership with the association is company-wide and provides you and your employees a wide range of resources and tools specifically tailored to the independent supermarket sector to help you improve your bottom line and strengthen the voice of the independent supermarket industry.
The association’s nearly 5,600 retailer members are independent supermarket operators, defined as privately-held or family owned, and the wholesalers and cooperatives that support them. The true entrepreneurs of the industry, independent grocers operate supermarkets of all formats and sizes that meet a wide variety of consumer needs and demands.
Nationally, the independent supermarket channel includes nearly 21,000 of the 36,000 U.S. supermarkets and generates $131 billion in annual sales, representing nearly 25% of the total domestic market.