Food Stores Business Name Generator & Ideas

PicknPay

A literal observation of how people shop: they pick up an item and then go and pay for it. The name is original and descriptive.

Shoprite

Descriptive with positive undertones. The store name tells you that if you want to shop ‘correctly’, do it with them.

Woolworths

The name originates from a clothing store, reflected by the use of the term ‘wool’. ‘Worths’ is indicative of a good price/bargain.

Costco

The number one concern of shoppers is the cost of the products they wish to purchase. This name addresses this concern head-on.

Safeway

Similar to ‘Shoprite’ is form. The name is meant to reflect the fact that the food you purchase from them is safe to consume.

Trader Joes

Adding a personal touch to the shopping experience through the use of the pronoun, Joe. The name also gives the shop a local and community-centric feel.

Shopnsave

Similar to the ‘PicknPay’ theme, ‘ShopnSave’ takes the concept a step further. But instead of just being a literal observation like ‘PicknPay’, they have added positive undertones.

Sprouts

A simple one-word name that is associated with freshness and youth through its dictionary definition.

7 Eleven

An accurate description of their opening hours. The name is smart because it is so informative.

Food for less

Another example of a name targeting the psyche of shoppers. ‘Shop for less ‘is extremely generic, yet enticing to those who want to save money.

Marketing Strategy & Useful
Advertising Terminology

Large chains try to cater to all of these differences by having a massive variety of products, think 20 different types of salad dressings. Smaller specialty shops cater to specific diets, say veganism, or cultures, say Japanese.

Local, neighbourhood, convenient, affordable, discount, savings, sales, specials, fresh, wholesome, nutritious, natural, healthy, brands, ready-made, deals, promotions, great quality, great prices, wide range, speciality, value, quick, fast

Clientele & Interests

Everyone needs food. Depending on their diets, tastes and culture, these needs can be vastly different. Overall, however, no matter the food preference, people want convenience and a bargain.

Family, cooking, baking, food, discounts, health, healthy food, nutrition, dining, entertaining, savings, shopping.

Industry Related Words

Food

meals

recipes

dining

cooking

baking

snack

entertaining

shopping

groceries

supermarket

hypermarket

market

convenience store

store

local

nutritious

healthy

natural

ingredients

products

wholesome

healthy

organic

non-GMO

whole foods

superfoods

fresh

nutrition

diet

discount

savings

sale

deals

coupons

promotions

specials

delivery

deli

bakery

butcher

grains

bread

cereal

rice

pasta

beans

soup

fruit

vegetables

meat

canned food

tinned food

frozen food

milk

butter

cheese

ice cream

juice

soda

water

pantry

kitchen

cupboard

staples

flour

sugar

confectionary

chocolate

candy

chips

popcorn

nuts

spreads

homewares

cleaning supplies

home supplies

household

specialty

value

member

loyalty

rewards

quality

value

range.