Beales pursues Robbs takeover, while The Range owner eyes other stores

Graham Soult

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  1. chris says:

    Still think East of England Co-op staff were sold down the Swanee. Your caring, sharing Co-op shafted everyone good and proper

  2. Graham Soult says:

    Well spotted Anna! The date of incorporation is given as 6 July last year though – while that is two days after the former East of England Co-operative Society stores passed to Vergo, it may just be coincidental timing. To be honest though, I’d have thought another David Thompson buyback is very unlikely.

  3. Anna says:

    Could Vergo owner be about to buy back some of the stores.

    He has another Vergo company registered at the same address

    VERGO A LIMITED
    4 RENSHAW STREET
    LIVERPOOL
    MERSEYSIDE
    L1 4AD
    Company No. 06953157
    Status: Active
    Date of Incorporation: 06/07/2009
    Country of Origin: United Kingdom
    Company Type: Private Limited
    CompanyNature of Business (SIC(03)):None Supplied
    Accounting Reference Date: 31/07
    Last Accounts Made Up To: (NO ACCOUNTS FILED)
    Next Accounts Due: 06/04/2011
    Last Return Made Up To:
    Next Return Due: 03/08/2010
    Previous Names:No previous name information has been recorded over the last 20 years.

    Sound suspicious to me

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