January 20, 2009
official! Burnham's Somerfield store will change into Morrisons
Somerfield supermarket is to be rebranded as a Morrisons store
after a change of ownership.
rumours which appeared first on Burnham-On-Sea.com, the supermarket
giant announced the move on Tuesday (January 20th).
store in Pier Street has been sold by the Co-Operative Group,
subject to agreement from the Office of Fair Trading.
were told about the sale several days ago and those currently
working there will join Morrisons following the handover.
group store operations director Mark Gunter said in a statement
issued on Tuesday: "We look forward to serving the people
the coming weeks, we will hold welcome meetings, one-to-one sessions
and full company inductions with all our new colleagues."
in January 2008 about rumours that the store was up for sale.
The reports were denied at the time.