Bells Stores Ltd was a chain of 54 convenience stores in North East England. It was owned and run by the Bell family until February 2004, when it was acquired by Sainsbury's, the UK's third largest supermarket chain. Stores were initially refurbished to trade as 'Sainsbury's at Bells', but in May 2007 it was announced that the stores would be re-branded Sainsbury's Local by March 2008.
Other articles related to "bells stores, stores, bell, bells":
... In February 2004, Sainsbury’s announced it was to buy Bells Stores in the North East of England for around £22m ... Bells Stores operated 54 neighbourhood stores, and was owned and run by the Bell family ... The stores were initially refurbished to trade as ‘Sainsbury’s at Bells’ ...
Famous quotes containing the words stores and/or bells:
“When their stores are full, idiots are considered wise.”
—Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.
“Now Lady Maisry is gone home,
Made him a winding sheet,
And at the back of merry Lincoln
The dead corpse did her meet.
And all the bells of merry Lincoln,
Without mens hands were rung,”
—Unknown. Hugh of Lincoln (l. 6166)