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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
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'