33 (39) North East C-Stores

north east convenience store nisa local

Sales: £27m (+6%)

Pre-tax profits: £1.5m (+66.6%)

Stores: 28 (+8 %)

This awardwinning operation added two stores and 24 employees to help boost sales by 6%, and profits soared by 67%. But the canny Vadhera brothers can’t be complacent: terms now need to be reached with a new buying group after Nisa’s decision to curtail its supply arrangement last month.