Waitrose to exit Colmore Row

Little Waitrose on Colmore Row (Credit: Elliott Brown / CC BY 2.0)
Waitrose is to exit its convenience store on Colmore Row in Birmingham's business district after agreeing a sale to a competitor. It became the first Little Waitrose site outside of the M25 when it opened in 2011. However it has revealed it is going to sell the site to the Co-op Group, along with three other stores in Manchester and London, with staff transfering over. Aldi is also buying a supermarket from Waitrose in Camden. Waitrose retail director Ben Stimson said: "The sale of these shops is not something we take lightly... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...