Oakville Grocery Will License Name, Format

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Oakville Grocery Co., an upscale specialty store with four locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, has signed an agreement to license its name and format in other parts of the U.S., according to a report in yesterday's Dallas Morning News.

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Oakville Grocery Co., an upscale specialty store with four locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, has signed an agreement to license its name and format in other parts of the U.S., according to a report in yesterday‘s Dallas Morning News. The first licensed Oakville Grocery is scheduled to open in Dallas sometime next year. The licensing agreement is being arranged by Woodside Capital Partners, a Nevada-based company that acquired exclusive rights to license the Oakville concept, which features imported and gourmet foods. The Oakville Grocery in Dallas will be a 7,000-square-foot store with a 1,600-square-foot patio located in a retail complex on the ground floor of a 28-store luxury residential building. Besides the store here, Oakville operates units in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Healdsburg, Calif. -- Elliot Zwiebach