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Supermarket retailer Morrisons has agreed a deal with administrators to acquire McColl’s Retail Group following a failed attempt to prevent the convenience chain collapsing last week.  Having tabled an improved offer over the weekend Morrisons will now acquire McColl's as a going concern including all 1,165 McColl's stores.  Morrisons has become increasingly involved with the McColl’s business in recent years, since it took on the wholesale contract to supply the convenience retailer’s stores in 2018. McColl’s has also been rolling out the Morrisons Daily store format, franchised from Morrisons.

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Providing a further update on its performance following the statement at the end of February, convenience retailer McColl’s has characterised its subsequent trajectory as ‘mixed’. After continued stronger trading in the the first half of March, it reports that business performance then weakened through the Easter period, impacted by reduced consumer spending and continued supply chain disruption ...
Major convenience retailer McColl’s Retail Group has announced that Jonathan Miller, who has led the company since 2016, has stepped down as chief executive with immediate effect. Pending the appointment of a replacement, Chairman Angus Porter will take on the role of executive chairman, while Chief Operating Officer, Karen Bird will take on the role of interim chief executive to cover day-to-day...
UK neighbourhood retailer, McColl’s has provided an update on the performance of its business over the first 11 weeks of its 2021/22 financial year (to 13 February). It indicates the availability issues seen in 2021 have seen a tangible improvement, but that the impact of Omicron saw a drop-off in footfall over the Christmas period, and that while demand is now recovering, revenues are current...
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