Merger deal to be finalised in September

The Co-op Group will acquire 112 outlets and 168,000 members on September 6th when the Plymouth & South West Co-op formally transfers engagements following a massive vote in...

Over 92 per cent of PSW members voted in favour of a merger at the first round of meetings and support rose to 95 per cent at two confirmatory meetings.

Plymouth Chief Executive Douglas Fletcher said: “I am delighted the proposed merger has received such overwhelming support.

“By voting for the merger, our members have secured the long-term future of co-operative trading in the areas in which we operate.

“I am confident our members and shoppers will benefit from the extended services that will be offered once the Group has integrated our operations.”

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