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Shoppers bagging without paying

Shoppers bagging without paying

One in five people has admitted to stealing items while going through a self-service supermarket checkout.

It accounts for more than £1.6bn worth of goods being taken from supermarkets each year, according to a survey.

The most common goods stolen through self-service checkouts were fruit and vegetables, followed by bread and cakes, sweets and toiletries.

And the majority of those who admitted taking items said they did so on a regular basis. The survey, by VoucherCodesPro.co.uk, estimates that amounted to around £180 worth of products per person. read more

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Morrisons Wants To Expand Buying 49 Blockbuster Stores

Morrisons Wants To Expand Buying 49 Blockbuster Stores

  • Posted: Feb 17, 2013
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The supermarket chain Morrisons is to create 1,000 new jobs by taking over shops from the failed DVD and games rental business.

As we know, Blockbuster company failed at the beginning of this year leaving more than 1,500 jobs at risk. Supermarket chain Morrisons has bought 49 stores from Blockbuster in order to expand its range of ‘local’ shops. Morrisons says its plan will create around 1,000 new jobs.

The shops will turn out into large “convenience” stores and become the rival of Tesco and Sainsbury’s.

The UK’s fourth-biggest supermarket chain also plans to rebrand its convenience store business from M Local to Morrisons M Local read more

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