Sainsbury’s and Tesco close Calais booze shops

HOT on the heels of stories showing Brits are buying items online from UK supermarkets and getting them shipped over to France, comes news that those supermarkets are pulling out of Calais.
The Grocer reports that Sainsbury’s and Tesco are closing their larger warehouse-type stores in Calais that sell wine and spirits after a fall in demand.
And the BBC has taken a trip across the Channel to cover the story of Brits buying groceries online, although it adds little to the original discussion.

Last Updated on 9 July, 2023.

By Craig McGinty

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