Rosette Merchant Bank has snapped up a Tesco Extra store in Oldham, Greater Manchester, for more than £50m.
Talking shops: The second Thursday in January is a tsunami of retail reporting that makes it near impossible to see the wood for the trees.
Co-op Group has announced plans to open 100 new food stores in 2018 as part of a £160m expansion plan in the UK.
Surprisingly strong retail sales figures for November played second fiddle to inflation figures at the end of 2017. Plenty of ‘shock horror’ sentiment that inflation hit a six year high of 3.1% in November, precious little of the fact that retail sales grew by 4.6% despite a very demanding year-on-year ...