" But market share data made for painful reading for the major players.Morrisons, which has stores at Waterloo and Meltham and a convenience outlet
in Huddersfield town centre, held its market share at 10.9%, while Tesco and Asda suffered falls as they continued to come under pressure from discounters Aldi and Lidl.
Exclusively used by each student resident, the SPODs feature a work station with a chair, closet, drawers, shelves, study lamp, bed night lamp, USB-integrated convenience outlet
and a bed on top.
Waitrose, which also has supermarkets in Harborne and Hall Green, as well as a convenience outlet
in Sutton Coldfield, has agreed a 15-year lease at a rent close to pounds 25 per sq ft on the 3,600 sq ft unit and Daren Humphrey from the retailer said they believed the location was ideal for the store.
The Convenience Outlet
, designed specifically for kitchens, laboratories and other environments where spilled liquids are an issue, is now available from Doug Mockett & Co.
In a submission to Cardiff council, planners DPP said: 'The store will fulfil a dual function as a small convenience outlet
meeting the day-to-day needs of both motorists and local residents who live within the surrounding area.'
The venture currently has over 3m subscribers and the expansion is expected to reinforce 7-Eleven's reputation as a convenience outlet
, enabling users to reload prepaid minutes.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury's is expanding on Teesside with the opening of a new convenience outlet
Designed along the lines of a hybrid between a food, pharmacy and convenience outlet
, the stores range between 12,000 and 15,000 square feet.
That merchandising shift, combined with the small footprint of the dollar store that allows it to be positioned as a neighborhood convenience outlet
, has brought dollar store chains into direct confrontation with drug chains in several of their key front-end departments.