Tagged: Arthur Harris

UGO store, Hartlepool (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

Breaking news: Well-known chain set to snap up UGO stores and staff


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The 20-strong chain of UGO supermarkets is to be snapped up by “a well-known and established brand name”, I understand. Subject to legals being completed...

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Signage at UGO Lundwood (11 Oct 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

A new UGO tour: positive signs as I go supermarket spotting in Barnsley and Hull


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The emergence of UGO as Britain’s newest discount supermarket chain has been one of the most interesting retail launches of 2011 so far. Back in January,...

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Harris: “We believe, long term, UGO has a good future”


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Interview headlines: UGO stores need to “trade better” but are not “at danger level” IT and ordering issues will be addressed More UGO stores planned...

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Signage at UGO store, Eston (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Haldanes’ Arthur Harris interviewed: “I’ll carry on the action against the Co-op”


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Interview headlines: Three Haldanes stores could still be saved Harris pledges to carry on his legal action against the Co-op Blames collapse on Co-op’s alleged...

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UGO store, Eston (4 May 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 11

Store closures loom as indie grocer Haldanes calls in administrators


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The independent supermarket chain Haldanes looks set to become the latest retail casualty, after filing for an administration order today. In a statement this afternoon,...

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Haldanes pledges that UGO will be “the icing on the Netto cake”


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Following my recent post about Asda’s divestment of 39 surplus Netto stores, I had the pleasure of being invited to my first press conference last Friday,...

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Alworths fascia. Photograph by Graham Soult 2

Alworths lined up for non-Woolies site in Alloa?


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Just a week after its first two Scottish stores opened in Forfar and Cupar, the variety store chain Alworths is now “recruiting for enthusiastic, customer focussed...

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