Shoprite (Isle of Man)

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Shoprite (Isle of Man) Limited
Industry Retail (Grocery)
Founded 1972
Headquarters Little Switzerland, Douglas,
Isle of Man
Number of locations
Area served
Isle of Man
Key people
Andrew Thomas
(Chief Executive Officer)

Deryck Nicholson
(Executive Chairman)
Products Groceries, consumer goods
Owner Nicholson Investments Ltd.[1]
Number of employees
Website www.manxshoprite

Shoprite (Isle of Man) Limited (trading as Shoprite) is a supermarket chain in the Isle of Man. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Isle of Man Enterprises plc (formerly Shoprite Group plc).[2]

Shoprite currently owns 12 supermarkets in the major towns of the Isle of Man. These stores are branded Shoprite and Little Shoprite. Shoprite stores are located in Douglas, Peel, Ramsey, Port Erin, Onchan and Castletown. Little Shoprite stores are in Castletown, Port Erin, Peel, Ramsey and Douglas. One of the Douglas stores trades as Winerite Extra.[3]

Shoprite, Douglas, Little Switzerland

The supermarkets in Port Erin and Peel have a Subway café. There is also a Subway unit in Little Shoprite, Douglas.

Its major competitors are Tesco (one store in Douglas) and Manx Co-op (ten supermarkets, mostly convenience stores, across the Isle of Man).[4]

The company slogan is "The Difference Every Day"[5] and is the main supporter of the Isle of Man Food and Drink industry. It is the only supermarket in the Isle of Man that stocks food from Waitrose (UK supermarket chain),[6] Iceland (UK discount supermarket chain),[7] Subway (US owned fast food franchise, currently the largest in the world),[8] Cook (UK frozen ready meal supplier),[9] Peacocks (UK "value" fashion retailer),[10] and Lloyds Pharmacy (UK pharmacy chain).[11]

Shoprite, Derby Road, Peel


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