Invest in the next generation in grocery convenience

Automation and self-service are reshaping the grocery shopping experience. Aisle 24 franchises offer you the opportunity to harness these powerful trends to deliver an innovative twist on the corner store.

Aisle 24 stores — cashier-less, small footprint grocery markets catering to last-minute shopping — serve the booming Canadian residential property market. We provide condos, apartments, townhouse complexes, campus residences, and other shared living communities with a high-value amenity for tenants.

Exclusive locations

Your Aisle 24 Market will be the residents’ closest and easiest source for a wide range of high-quality food, beverages, confectionary, and personal health products.

Modest time commitment

Achieve a high ROI with a lower amount of labour compared to running a traditional franchise. Designed for self-service, your main responsibility is to regularly restock, clean, reconcile inventory and monitor security.

Reliable technology

Powered by cloud-based account management backend and simple checkout kiosk for product scanning and payment, Aisle 24s Markets have no cash on-site, while you get access to sales analytics to better serve the customer.

What it means to own an Aisle 24 Markets

Aisle 24 is a self-service market, allowing you to focus on providing the right products at the right price. We help design and build your store, provide a full operating manual for reference, and supply all technology hardware and integrated systems — you just provide your business savvy.

6 ways we support you
  1. 1. Comprehensive
    Our in-depth training program will ensure you are prepared to manage your business.
  2. 2. Site procurement We will help you select an appropriate site, and conduct lease negotiations to ensure a fair deal.
  3. 3. Construction We provide all the shelving, millwork, signage and setup of technology systems.
  4. 4. Operational manual Packed with management tips, it will help you learn the most effective ways to look after specific parts of your Aisle 24.
  5. 5. MarketingOnline toolkits will help you get the word out and increase sales.
  6. 6. Ongoing supportQuick responses to your questions are only an email or phone call away.(Online chat support coming soon!)
Payment and POS

Our Point-of-Sale (POS) kiosks
replace the need for cash registers.

  • Customers register for accounts via the website , securely loading a funds from a credit card, if the choose. (Coming 2019: our mobile app!)
  • At the POS, shoppers scan the UPC labels of the products they are purchasing and complete payment via their Aisle 24 account balance, debit or credit card.
  • You have online access to your store’s POS for accounting, inventory and sales analytics.

You control pricing through digital
labels integrated into the POS.

  • Remotely and dynamically update pricing, without physically printing and visiting the store to replace them.
  • Markdown items for sale as they near Best Before dates or adjust pricing to take advantage of high demand.
  • Update pricing on the fly based on sales velocity, season, demand, and experiment with surge pricing.
Product mix

You control what products are on the shelves.

  • We offer recommendations based on existing locations, but your community’s residents may have unique preferences or even specific dietary requirements.
  • The registration process captures where key demographic data such as their date of birth, international origin and food preferences, which can help guide your product selection.
  •  The Aisle 24 app Kiosk also includes a feedback tool to send you requests and suggestions.
  • Based on your inventory reports, you generally order products directly with our approved suppliers, which ship straight to your store. Some products, like supplies for the coffee station, come through head office.
  • Aisle 24 franchisees automatically get group buying discounts through special supplier agreements, providing you with more competitive pricing (or better margins) than an independent store.
  • Your Aisle 24 franchise will come with security technology including video surveillance systems.
  • Shoppers can only gain entry to your store with their account card (mobile app access coming soon).
  • If during weekly inventory reconciliation you notice significant shrinkage — a decline in inventory not explained by sales — you can review security footage and entry logs to identify individuals and address the issue.

Ready to
get started?

Your next successful
venture is closer
than you think

Contact us today to discuss how to get started: