Co-op to shut another Stoke-on-Trent shop as Nisa takes over

Retail giant Co-op is shutting another Stoke-on-Trent convenience store. The branch - on Weston Road, in Meir - has been sold and shuts on July 13.

It is understood that existing Co-op staff will have their jobs transferred to Nisa. It is not yet known when the Nisa will open.

A Co-op spokesman said: “Co-op regularly reviews its stores and the decision to sell any store is only taken after careful consideration. Our Meir store is being sold and a key priority has been to safeguard local jobs. Colleagues, who have been informed and are being fully supported, will transfer to the new operator. The new store will operate as a Nisa store, meaning that Co-op favourite products will remain available locally. We would like to thank the Meir community for their support of the Co-op.”

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