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Needs, a proudly owned Atlantic Canadian Company under the ownership of Sobeys Inc. has over 40 years of experience in the convenience industry. With the addition of fuel with such recognized brands as Fast Fuel, Shell and other major brands, Needs are serving the requirements of our on-the-go customers in over 145 locations throughout the Atlantic Provinces. Come partner with Needs and our family of businesses, Sobeys, Foodland and Lawton’s and be part of the success we have grown accustomed to! Our business model is a commission franchise structure where you control your own monetary performance with added incentive programs. Needs offers excellent locations, and a complete range of support services including:

front end posFront End POS
franchisee trainingFranchisee Training
preventionSecurity / Loss Prevention
retail counselingRetail Counseling
resourcesHuman Resources
back office systemBack Office System
it supportIT Support

Franchisees are supported to deliver superior customer service, exceptional shopping experience and winning conditions every day to grow the business at industry leading returns. Successful Franchises are individuals that;

  • Have a passion for their communities, people and customer service,
  • Are responsible for driving excellence in day-to-day operations of their store,
  • Are extraordinary people leaders – great at engaging their staff and are responsible for all matters of labour management,
  • Are committed to executing merchandising, marketing & promotions in order to build customer satisfaction and loyalty,
  • Have an understanding of accounting and financial information to achieved budgeted results
  • Manage expenses and lead through sound business process,
  • Are dedicated to our strategic vision, and success of our brand,
  • Have a minimum of two years retail/food service/ fuel experience

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