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Sarah Coleman (Senior Retail Analyst)

Sarah Coleman (Senior Retail Analyst)

Recent Posts by Sarah Coleman (Senior Retail Analyst):

Iceland Leverages Multichannel for Growth

Iceland Foods has emerged as one of the fastest growing retailers in the highly competitive UK grocery market. Key to its recent success has been its online business, its out-of-town ‘Food Warehouse' and a new store concept for its core Iceland banner.
Topics: Iceland

Sainsbury’s Expected to Make a Bid for Nisa

Sainsbury’s is believed to be looking to make a bid for convenience symbol operator Nisa. It is thought that the two retailers are poised to sign an exclusivity agreement for their talks.
Topics: Nisa Sainsbury's

Nisa Retail Brings in Bankers Prompting Sale Rumours

UK convenience player Nisa Retail has brought in bankers to explore refinancing options which could include a sale. Discussions are at an early stage but have prompted rumours of a shock sale of the business.
Topics: Nisa

Costco Lands on Icelandic Shores

Costco, the US members-only cash & carry warehouse giant, has opened its first store in Iceland. This will shortly be followed by its much anticipated first store in France and will add to its existing portfolio of 30 stores in Europe.
Topics: Costco

Sainsbury’s Linked to Palmer & Harvey Sale

Palmer & Harvey, the UK’s number one delivered wholesaler, has been put up for sale. In a surprise move, Sainsbury’s has been linked to the wholesaler and there is speculation that the UK’s second largest grocery retailer may make a takeover bid.
Topics: Sainsbury's