UK: Costcutter tight-lipped over new supply deal
Costcutter currently has a supply deal with Nisa
Nisa's deal to supply Costcutter expires in 2014 and the c-store chain could announce a new agreement in the coming days.
It is understood the retailer may consider a renewed deal with Nisa, or a strategic alliance with a UK multiple, rumoured to be Asda.
A spokesperson for Costcutter told just-food that "negotiations are under way for a deal" but declined to comment beyond that.
A spokesperson for Asda said: "We never comment on market speculation like this". Nisa did not return a request for comment.
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