The Co-op Group’s convenience business proved the main driver of the mutual’s market-outperformance in food sales last year.
Channel Islands retailer Sandpiper has been forced to resubmit its application to buy 16 J Mart Costcutter stores on Jersey after the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities (CICRA) threw out the original application, submitted last September.
Palmer & Harvey (P&H) has followed up its extended distribution deal with Tesco with the successful conclusion of refinancing talks with existing lenders Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Imperial.
Palmer and Harvey (P&H) had extended its distribution contract with Tesco by three years, amid refinancing talks with tobacco manufacturers.
Booker has announced like-for-like sales growth of 0.7% for the fourth quarter, despite a sharp drop in tobacco sales.
Tesco has been fined £129m by the Serious Fraud Office over false accounting practices between February and September 2014.
High street discount chain 99p Stores has entered administration less than two years after being bought by Poundland.
Republic of Ireland petrol forecourt retailer Applegreen is continuing to grow its presence in the UK.
Sainsbury’s convenience business delivered total sales growth of nearly 7% in the fourth quarter, when the group opened 10 Sainsbury’s Locals, the retail giant has reported.
James Convenience Retail (JCR) has disclosed ambitions for 200 stores over the next few years, most of which would operate under its Select Convenience model.
Morrisons and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) have ditched their convenience store trial, and the supermarket group has instead opted to roll out Morrisons Daily with Gerald Ronson’s Rontec group of forecourts.
Former Nisa chief executive Neil Turton is to join trade body Co-operatives UK in the new role of chief operating officer
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Donna Mullan, co-owner of Mullan’s Spar in Armagh, describes the impact of winning CRA 2017.