Tagged: Tesco

Point-of-sale promotion of the Asda Price Guarantee. Photograph by Graham Soult 15

Putting Asda’s Price Guarantee to the test – in an ex-Netto Asda Supermarket


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Judging from the number of hits – currently 900+, and rising – many of you enjoyed my recent illustrated post about Asda’s Old Fold Road...

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New Poundstretcher, Llandudno (8 Jun 2011). Photograph by Dave Roberts 5

Poundstretcher takes over Llandudno Alworths after all


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Many thanks to my North Wales contact, Dave Roberts, who has sent me a photo of the former Alworths store in Llandudno being converted into...

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Former Woolworths (now Superdrug), Redruth (19 Feb 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 7

Redruth: the Cornish town that lost its Woolies twice


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In my last post I mentioned my February visit to Cornwall, writing about one of the county’s former Woolworths – in Launceston (store #812) –...

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Strongman Geoff Capes at the launch of Biddulph's UGO in February 22

Will UGO back? Checking out Britain’s newest supermarket chain


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Since first meeting them at the UGO launch press conference back in January, it’s been a pleasure to develop a really good relationship with the...

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Netto, Birtley (24 Jan 2011). Photograph by Graham Soult 3

Haldanes not ruling out purchase of “great” Netto Birtley store


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When Asda’s sale of 39 surplus Netto stores was announced a couple of weeks ago, I noted that Birtley – a small town close to...

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Morrisons to acquire Tamworth’s Netto store


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The Netto store in my old hometown of Tamworth is one of 16 sites that Morrisons is set to acquire following Asda’s purchase of the Netto UK...

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Former Woolworths (now Iceland), Belper (23 Dec 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Belper’s fine mix of supermarkets and indie retailers


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Following on from my 2009 visit to Alfreton, Heanor and Ripley in Derbyshire, I was able to pay a fleeting visit this festive season to...

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Boyes, Dundas Arcade, Middlesbrough (17 Sep 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Boyes takes over Bishop Auckland’s old Woolies – could more follow?


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When I blogged about the remaining vacant Woolies stores in the North East a few days ago, I’d failed to spot that yet another is...

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Gateshead car park (26 Jul 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 4

Demolition underway – photos of Gateshead’s Get Carter car park today


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In my blog post about Gateshead’s Get Carter car park this morning, I suggested that “…it seems hard to believe that the car park is...

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Gateshead's Get Carter car park (28 May 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 9

Demolition of Gateshead’s Get Carter car park starts today


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Since it opened in 1969, Gateshead town centre’s Trinity Square car park has been many things to different people, but always impossible to ignore. To some, it has been an icon...

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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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Tesco Express, Eldon Garden (30 Jan 2010). Photograph by Graham Soult 1

Updates on Newcastle city centre’s new Tescos


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Heavy overnight snow provided a good excuse to take a walk into Newcastle today, rather than trying to drive anywhere further afield. It was also...

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M&S’s gain is Morrisons’ loss


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The news that the current boss of Morrisons, Marc Bolland, is to become the new Chief Executive of Marks & Spencer brings to an end...

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Former Woolworths, Redcar (17 Sep 2009). Photograph by Graham Soult 15

How many former Woolworths can Graham visit in one day?


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How about SIX? Stop one is High Street in Redcar, where the former Woolworths store has recently become a branch of the Yorkshire Trading Company....

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From charity shops to factory shops – the latest announcements on old Woolies sites


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It looks like the pace of Woolworths stores finding new occupants may be picking up, with more than twenty new announcements since I last blogged...

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Does anyone else photograph Tescos?


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Until I do write my first proper blog post, let’s at least cheer things up on the home page with some gratuitous Tesco shots. As...

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