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McColls Retail Group PLC
Public limited company
Traded as LSEMCLS
Industry Retailing
Founded 1973
Headquarters Brentwood, Essex, England
Number of locations
1,276 stores (as of January 2014)[1]
Key people
  • James Lancaster (Chief Executive)
    Jonathan Miller(Chief Financial Officer)
    Dave Thomas(Chief Operating Officer)
Revenue Increase £932.2 million[2]
Increase £23.6 million[2]
Subsidiaries Martin McColl Ltd

McColls Retail Group is a British convenience store and newsagent operator, trading under the trading names McColls (for convenience stores), Martins (newsagents and variety stores) and RS McColl for stores in Scotland.[3][4] McColls also operate post offices in one third of the estate, making them the largest post office operator in the UK.[5]

The company was floated on the stock market in January 2014.[1]

In July 2016, wholly owned subsidiary - Martin McColl Ltd - announced it would acquire 298 stores from the Co-operative Group Limited (subject to CMA approval) for £117 million.[6]


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