We Are IGA

The mission of the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) is to support independent grocery retailers by providing retail and marketing programs that create a point of difference and competitive advantage for grocery entrepreneurs all around the world.

The Alliance includes nearly 6,000 independently owned and operated grocery stores in more than 30 countries representing $36 billion in global sales.


family business and local ownership are an essential part of strong communities.


an Alliance of people working together makes us all stronger.


what makes you different is what makes you the authentically local store shoppers love.

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Partnerships that Work

IGA retailers have the support of the IGA Alliance, a unique partnership that includes leading wholesalers, and premier national brand manufacturers and service providers. Alliance partners work together to turn challenges into opportunities, creating more sales and profit potential for the Alliance as a whole--and especially for IGA retailers.


Tools for Success

There’s no question that shoppers are changing. On one end they’re paying for convenience, like cut fruits and vegetables in our stores, online ordering, and meal kit subscriptions delivered to their homes. On the other end, they’re paying for quality, like organically grown local produce and higher-flavor craft beers.

IGA’s job is to put smarter, more modern tools within your reach to create a shopping experience that is faster, easier and better than you could do on your own.

Learn from the Best

As an Alliance our shared interest is to leverage our scale where scale matters. With IGA you have the benefit of studying, learning and growing with a 6,000-store strong think tank of the world’s most creative retail innovators, all serving shoppers in a way a typical chain cannot--with customized services and offerings that reflect the local marketplace.

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Quality Private Label

In a time when private brands are growing twice as fast as national brands, IGA is proud to provide its Alliance with a world recognized, better-than-national-brand line of products. IGA Exclusive Brand products appeal to both value and quality shoppers and it’s double-money-back guarantee makes it one of the most trusted labels on your store shelves.

A Local Distinction

From southern Georgia to downtown Seattle, IGA retailers serve communities of every size, and customers from every economic background. From helping you establish relationships with your local family farmers to giving you best practices and resources to take advantage of your authentically local identity, IGA is there to help you deliver a fresh, local, high-service shopping experience.



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