Mayrand Power hungry. The company plans to open approximately six to eight new stores in the next four or five years. The Quebec region and the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean are especially in the crosshairs of management.
Wednesday, with four months of delay because of the COVID-19, brand in quebec has opened the 2nd store of the group, of 50, 000 square feet in the Mail Champlain in Brossard. Approximately 75 jobs have been created.
This fall, it was in Laval that Mayrand will open its third sales point of 36, 000 square feet and another small, protruding above the ground at Saint-Jérôme at the beginning of 2021. The pandemic has also delayed the openings.
Founded in 1914, the company offers more than 10,000 standard products and large format restaurants, but also to individuals. The management refuses to compare its offer to a store Costco. It responds, rather, to position itself between the us giant and traditional supermarkets.
“Restaurant operators account for about 40 % of my business, and individuals 60 % “, a figure Mario Bélanger, president and chief executive officer. “We are a closely-kept secret for 105 years “, he adds.
In order to have access to branch offices, consumers do not need a membership card. Because of its ” buying power “, Mayrand said to be able to offer ” price unmatched.
Over the next few months, the management hope to have some announcements for the region of Quebec. She mentions having discussions for two local.
“Currently, I shop two sites in Quebec “, says Mr. Bélanger. “I think we can assume that we will open between six and eight new branches in the next four or five years,” said the businessman, noting that this scenario is in ” an ideal world “, that is, with the end of the pandemic.
Mr. Bélanger would like to do other small, in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Sherbrooke, Gatineau, Montreal and Quebec city. He is said to have already of clients, including restaurateurs, in the National Capital.
In 2016, Mayrand moved to Anjou his first store that was located on the boulevard Metropolitain Saint-Léonard. Wholesaler of food sells including cheese, fruits and vegetables, fish and meats. The brand offers approximately 1000 local products.