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Bestway Wholesale has announced it has agreed a deal to acquire Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) from Bibby Line Group for an undisclosed amount.

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An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Costcutter.

This completion of its acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group in February 2021, has added significant further scale to the retail networks affiliated to the Bestway business and brings with it access to enhanced capabilities in the arena of retail support and engagement.
Drawing on the IGD Convenience Retailing Survey 2020 (supplemented with data from the Retail Data Partnership) we put the numbers on sector performance in the first half of the year and share our projections for the full-year out-turn plus the outlook to 2022.

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