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• In Scotland, the Daily Record reports that Tesco plans to open a new Express store inside the Glasgow airport.

"It will allow us to cater for those holidaymakers arriving home and looking for a fantastic range of Scottish favourites at a great Tesco price,” says Tesco corporate affairs manager Tony McElroy. "Our Glasgow airport store will have the same great range and prices as a regular Tesco Express store you would find across Scotland's high streets."
KC's View:
I have long been of the opinion - and have stated it here on MNB - that airports strike me as a wonderful place in which food retailers can expand, generating sales from potentially high-value customers and promoting their brand at the same time. It is not surprising that Tesco is the retailer making this move...