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2008-08-17 18:00:34

By Bokaie, Jemima The 16-year-old Somerfield brand will be phased out following the supermarket's Pounds 1.56bn sale to The Co-operative Group. At least 600 of Somerfield's 880 grocery stores nationwide are expected to be rebranded as The Co-operative Food.

2008-07-20 00:00:25

The Co-operative Group has agreed to buy supermarket firm Somerfield for pounds1.565 billion on a cash-free-debt-free basis. The Co-op Group this week announced it had bought the chain, which operates about 880 retail outlets in the UK - many in and around Plymouth.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.