LONDON (FNS) -- British food retailers are hoping they can find a pot of gold at the end of the Irish rainbow. All the leading chains are eyeing the market in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as an area for future expansion. J. Sainsbury set off the stampede with its announcement in June of plans to invest $157 million (100 million pounds) to open seven stores in Northern Ireland. The first is expected to open in August 1996. All the stores will be 35,000 to 40,000 square feet ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.