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    Bestway Wholesale completes acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group

    2021-02-19T16:55:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale today announced that it has completed on the acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) from Bibby Line Group, following Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval.

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    Costcutter launches "Bring Christmas together" campaign

    2019-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has launched its festive campaign, ‘Bringing Christmas Together’, which, as well as in-store activation and offers, will include an interactive outreach campaign on social media. Following last year’s campaign, which saw online reach increase by 27%, this year will see CSG work with social influencers ...

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    Suresite signs services agreement with Costcutter

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Suresite has concluded an agreement with Costcutter to offer its independent retailers access to its processing services and technical expertise. The deal is part of Costcutter’s business services offer, which has continued to grow since its launch last summer, and is designed to provide retailers with improved terms to help ...

  • Suresite agrees card processing deal with Costcutter
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    Suresite agrees card processing deal with Costcutter

    2018-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Suresite, the Preston-based card services and risk management company, has concluded an agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to offer its independent retailers across Britain access to its processing services and technical expertise. The deal is part of CSG’s business services offer, which has continued to grow since its ...

  • Co-op and Costcutter announce wholesale deal
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    Co-op and Costcutter announce wholesale deal

    2017-11-29T00:00:00Z

    The Co-op and Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) have today (November 29th) confirmed that an agreement has already been signed that will see Co-op become the exclusive wholesale supplier to CSG which operates the 2,200 Costcutter, Mace, Simply Fresh, Supershop and kwiksave convenience stores from Spring 2018. The deal follows ...

  • Costcutter launches business support programme for retailers
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    Costcutter launches business support programme for retailers

    2017-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has launched a new Business Services programme for its independent store owners, providing discounted offers and rates negotiated by the group for a selection of essential business services. As well as providing an EPoS rental package, Costcutter Supermarkets Group has partnered with national service providers across, ...

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    Parcelly re-signs deals with Palmer & Harvey and Costcutter

    2017-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Building on the partnership in 2016-17, delivered wholesaler Palmer Harvey has reconfirmed its exclusive supplier agreement with click collect network Parcelly to promote the smartphone-based service across all of its 90,000 retail accounts. In addition, Parcelly has renewed its agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group, which includes ...

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    P&H and Costcutter close The Buyco

    2017-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Palmer and Harvey and Costcutter Supermarkets Group have announced plans to close The BuyCo, the independent negotiating company set up as a joint venture between both businesses. The BuyCo was established in 2013 with the intention of offering customers enhanced value by leveraging the combined buying power of the ...

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    Costcutter launches brand transformation

    2016-11-04T00:00:00Z

    A Welsh forecourt will be one of six convenience outlets trialling the new Costcutter Supermarkets Group brand announced last month. The brand transformation is called Shopper First, which the company describes as "the most important announcement in our 30-year history". Six stores will go live with a pilot of the ...

  • Costcutter unveils new look for brand and shops
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    Costcutter unveils new look for brand and shops

    2016-10-21T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has launched a brand transformation called Shopper First, which it describes as “the most important announcement in our 30-year history”. Six stores will go live with a pilot of the new look and logo in December. Precise locations are under wraps but the symbol group did ...

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    Costcutter hails YouTube success

    2016-07-27T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group says its investment in digital marketing is paying off, with its latest YouTube video advert delivering over twice the average engagement levels for the channel. The YouTube adverts, which featured a retro space invaders style arcade game, follow the successful proximity marketing campaigns, a social media ...

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    BP and Costcutter introduce Android Pay

    2016-05-25T00:00:00Z

    UK forecourts are at the forefront of the introduction of Android Pay with both BP and Costcutter able to process transactions. Android Pay enables users of Android phones in the UK to pay for goods and services by merely tapping their phone against a contactless terminal. According to Kantar Worldpanel, ...

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    Costcutter launches value promotion

    2016-01-08T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has launched a major value campaign for its 2,600 independent store owners, which will see the traditional January promotions period spread through to the middle of March. The Love Local Deals campaign will feature Love £1 Deals, Love Half Price or Better and “killer deals” on everyday ...

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    Costcutter rolls out social media training

    2015-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group is rolling out its social media training programme to all its retailers in 2016, following a pilot programme which saw members drive increased sales. Initially focusing on Facebook, the social media training programme is aimed at equipping Costcutter Supermarkets Group’s retailers with the tools and knowledge ...

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    Costcutter’s new secure portal puts its members in control

    2014-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has launched a new secure online portal called ActivHUB, which is designed to put members in control by providing access to all of their systems, documents and information in one place. The company says it is the next stage in the ActivTechnology suite, which has seen ...

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    Costcutter launches new online portal

    2014-10-14T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has launched a new secure online portal called ActivHUB, which is designed to put members in control by providing access to all of their systems, documents and information in one place. The company says it is the next stage in the ActivTechnology suite, which has seen ...

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    Costcutter unveils brand strategy

    2014-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group has revealed its new brand strategy after a strategic review of its portfolio of brands. The company says the results of the review will set the course for the next five years with the group establishing a portfolio of three core brands – Costcutter, Kwiksave and ...

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    Costcutter ahead of schedule on supply change

    2014-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter has announced that it is ahead of schedule in the transition of its supplies from Nisa to Palmer Harvey. The original plan, announced in March 2013, had been for the new supply arrangements to come into effect in July 2014, but they will now begin four ...

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    Murco extends its deal with Costcutter

    2013-10-07T00:00:00Z

    Murco Petroleum and Costcutter Supermarkets Group are to continue their partnership with a new three-year contract to supply Murco’s 230 company-owned forecourts across the UK. This further extends the relationship between the two companies that began in 1996 and covers both the Murco full supermarket and smaller ’Express’ store formats. ...

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    Murco and Costcutter extend partnership with new three-year deal

    2013-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Murco Petroleum Ltd and Costcutter Supermarkets Group are to continue their partnership with a new three year contract to supply Murco’s 230 company-owned forecourts across the UK. This further extends the relationship between the two companies that began in 1996 and covers both the Murco full supermarket and smaller ‘Express’ ...