Co-op has confirmed to RN its new £6m distribution centre in Dalcross, northern Scotland, will not serve Nisa and Costcutter retailers in the area.

The 12,000sq ft site is to open on 9 August and a spokesman for the chain said it will only serve Co-op stores.

Co-op logistics director Andy Perry said: “We have plans to open stores and Dalcross will ensure we can continue to serve our members and customers in the area.”

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