Blog: David beats Goliath

Catherine Sleep | 14 December 2006

You don’t often read stories where relative minnow Somerfield conquers the might of Tesco, but in a battle over store planning permission, that’s exactly what’s happened. Permission for a Tesco store in the Devon town of Torrington has been refused while the go-ahead has been given to a more modest store proposed by Somerfield.

Tesco says it is considering its options – as well as licking its wounds, no doubt.

Tesco town store plans rejected


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