MARION COUNTY, Fla. – James Brandl always knew he wanted to be in the grocery business. He also knew he liked helping people. As a kid he’d cut coupons and pass his savings on to others.
Today, Brandl runs a small grocery liquidation store in Belleview, near Ocala, called The Coupon Kid, where he’s earned a reputation for selling discount items and helping those who need it.
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The Coupon Kid Sales and Liquidation isn’t the type of store where you bring a shopping list.
“I never know what we’re getting,” said Brandl, as he walked the isles, pointing out some of the unique items. “The staff asks me, ‘What’s coming?’ I have no idea. When we open those truck doors it could be potato chips or it…