store is 'on schedule' to open next week
retailer B&M is "on schedule" to open its new store
in Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday, September 22nd.
premises in Pier Street, which replaces the former Morrisons supermarket,
will create more than 60 new jobs.
will open its doors for the first time at 9am, and posters put up
in the shop's still white-washed windows are promoting the grand
working on behalf of B&M have been decorating the exterior of
the building in the company's blue branding in recent days. Inside,
new shelving has arrived in readiness for the products to be displayed.
can expect to find a wide variety of branded and own label products
including toys, food & drink, pet products and health &
beauty," said a B&M spokesman.
feeling really positive about the creation of new jobs for local
people and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their
are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new
customers through the door in a few weeks."
shops in Burnham-On-Sea's town centre are concerned that the opening
of B&M will adversely hit their business.
point has previously been disputed by B&M, which says that its
stores actually boost footfall in the surrounding area.
to B&M's decision to take over Burnham's Morrisons store
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