Co-op unveils new stores following Waitrose deal

The Co-op launches three of its new food stores this Friday (October 26), including two in Manchester, which follow the announcement in June of an agreement reached with Waitrose to purchase four of its convenience stores. The new stores are opening in key city centre locations, Birmingham, Colmore Row, Manchester’s Spinningfields and, the approach to Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. The fourth store, which was acquired in the deal and is located in London’s Portman Square, is set to open at the beginning of Novembe... For the full story register now for free or login below...