Agency partner - Operating model
Take the road to self-employment

Have you always wanted to be self-employed and to run your own business? Valora’s agency model will help you get started as a selfemployed person.

Each and every day, around 15,000 employees in the Valora network work hard to brighten up their customers’ journey with a comprehensive offering of convenience items and food. Many people have already successfully set up their own businesses using the Valora agency model.

The choice is yours

The agency model gives you the opportunity to choose which of our top-class formats suits you best. You can decide whether you want to run an avec, k kiosk or Press & Books store. Valora will help you find the right location for you. In addition, you have the chance to take over more than one store in the future and with minimum risk.

The choice is yours
A successful partnership

A successful partnership

Valora will provide you with ongoing support, even after your store has opened. In addition to comprehensive enrolment and induction training sessions at your store, our sales management team will actively support you.

Brighten up our customers' journey

As an agency partner, your role is to brighten up each customer’s day. With one or more high-traffic stores, you’ll be right in the middle of the action, bringing customers a little happiness as they travel on their way with a varied product range and great service.

Brighten up our customers' journey
avec - «Handmade with Love»
«Handmade with Love»
k kiosk - «Treat yourself»
«Treat yourself»
Press & Books - «Read and experience»
«Read and experience»

Benefits at a glance

  • You can choose from three first-class formats: avec, k kiosk and Press & Books. These formats have been successfully established in Switzerland for many years. As part of our network, you’ll benefit from our strong brand identity.
  • All our stores are located in high-traffic areas and therefore generate strong customer footfall. Together with the sales management team, you will find the right store in your area.
  • You are your own boss but are not left to manage alone. We will support you as you embark on your self-employment journey and beyond.
  • We will provide advice on turnover and cost planning. You will also benefit from our ERP system, category management and central purchasing systems.
  • Valora has built a strong network that enables you to share your experiences with other agency partners.
  • You will receive comprehensive enrolment and induction training sessions in your store. You and your colleagues will also be able to access the Valora learning platform that offers a range of exciting training sessions that will enable you to develop both personally and professionally.
  • And if you want more? Valora offers attractive development opportunities and the chance to take on more than one store.