Supermarket Laurus to change name

Supermarket group Laurus is to change its name by the end of the year because its current moniker is associated with a ‘totally failed merger’, chairman Jan Brouwer says in today’s Financieele Dagblad. Laurus was formed in 1998 with the merger of the Vendex Food Group and De Boer Unigro but has been plagued by problems ever since.

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