The symbol group said the investment would improve on-site vehicle circulation and increase operational efficiency.
The National Federation of Sub Postmasters has pledged to urge all member stores larger than 1,500 sq ft with sales of more than Â£17,500 a week to join Nisa-Today's.
The Today's Group has recruited 13 new members in the last year.
Somerfield has sold freehold land at Lea Green, St Helens, to Prudential Assurance for Â£37.6m and committed to a leaseback of the property.
Somerfield is building a new distribution centre on the 56,996 sq m site due to open in July 2003.
The Food Standards Agency has advised importers and wholesalers to heat-treat Spanish eggs after finding evidence linking them to an outbreak of salmonella which began in August.
Barclaycard is offering e-tailers a new verified by Visa service transferring the liability for credit card fraud from the e-tailer to the card issuer.
Kinnerton Confectionery has scooped the award for the best food licensee at the LIMA international licensing awards.
Over 9,000 votes were cast by retailers, manufacturers and licensors.
cash on the go
Independent cashpoint supplier Cardpoint is targeting railway stations, motorway services and smaller retailers with new ProCash large screen ATMS.