All Supermarkets articles – Page 8

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    Co-op gears up for TV

    2008-09-19T00:00:00Z

    The Co-op is to stress its community roots with a new advertising campaign offering a great deal locally .

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    Tesco planning veto boosts small stores

    2008-09-19T00:00:00Z

    Tesco s proposed development in Sheringham, Norfolk, has been turned down a decision which local MP Norman Lamb predicted would send shockwaves through the planning system nationally .

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    Indies unfazed by Tesco local focus

    2008-09-05T00:00:00Z

    Independent retailers say they are not threatened by Tesco s goal of achieving sales of more than 500m from locally sourced products this year. The chain said that sales of locally produced items such as bread, meat and eggs had risen 40% this...

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    Co-op in-store mini-banks go on trial

    2008-09-05T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group is planning to put banking operations in up to 250 of its UK stores. Services will vary, with some stores having a machine to withdraw cash and deposit cheques, while others will have staff available to advise on financial...

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    Waitrose set to take convenience route

    2008-07-25T00:00:00Z

    The first Waitrose convenience store could be up and running within six months, C-Store has learned.

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    Co-op clinches Somerfield deal

    2008-07-25T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has agreed to buy the 880-strong store chain Somerfield for 1.56bn, cementing itself as Britain's fifth biggest supermarket chain and a superpower in the convenience sector.

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    ACS looks ahead as Tesco appeals

    2008-07-11T00:00:00Z

    Tesco's decision to appeal against Competition Commission (CC) recommendations has been panned by retail trade associations.

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    Waitrose ready to open neighbourhood stores

    2008-05-16T00:00:00Z

    Waitrose is to launch a new format for villages and market towns, but denied it is planning a national c-store rollout.

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    Tesco takes on seven Somerfield stores

    2008-04-04T00:00:00Z

    Tesco has bought seven stores from Somerfield.

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    Co-op in £8m epos investment

    2008-04-04T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group is shelling out £8.3m on an epos system to create a single communication process for all its stores.

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    Council may get Tesco handout

    2008-03-21T00:00:00Z

    North Norfolk Council will receive £1.2m from Tesco if the supermarket's plans for a 1,500sq m store in Sheringham are given the go-ahead.

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    Anger at Tesco build plan

    2008-03-07T00:00:00Z

    Tesco has risked the wrath of transport officials, green campaigners, local residents and historians in Wiltshire, after revealing plans to build a 21-acre depot on a greenfield site near Stonehenge.

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    More societies take on The Co-operative brand

    2008-02-08T00:00:00Z

    The creation of a single 'super' co-op has inched another step closer, after two more independent societies said they would adopt 'The Co-operative' brand.

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    Co-op Group could be bidder for Somerfield

    2008-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group could be a player in the bidding war for 955-strong store chain Somerfield, which put itself up for auction last week.

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    Council says no to Tesco again

    2007-11-30T00:00:00Z

    Campaigners have moved another step closer to victory in a 10-year battle against Tesco's plans to build a supermarket in the town of Sheringham, Norfolk.

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    Tesco's lead in grocery gets wider

    2007-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Tesco has increased its dominance of the grocery market from 31.4% a year ago to a record share of 31.8%.

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    Co-op invests in rebranding

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group is set to embark on "the biggest modernisation programme" in its 144-year history.

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    CC rules against Tesco purchase

    2007-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Competition Commission (CC) chiefs have ruled that Tesco's purchase of a former Co-op store in Slough has led to reduced competition and choice in the area.

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    Co-op fraudster pays price

    2007-07-27T00:00:00Z

    A fraudster who stole half-a-million pounds from the Ilkeston Co-op was this week handed a four-year jail sentence and ordered to pay back £198,477.

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    Tesco takes a ban but leaves a bill

    2007-07-26T18:00:00Z

    A Tesco Express store in West Sussex has had its licence to sell alcohol suspended for one month - but local residents and businesses may have to foot the bill for the legal costs of imposing the ban.