The first two stores operating under Nisa’s new Loco fascia are to open next month.

The stores will open in Gosforth and Sandyford in Newcastle on 1 March - the first to sport the new name launched by the buying group in October last year.

Each store has been adapted to suit the consumer demographic in each community. The Gosforth store will focus on locally sourced products while the Sandyford store will offer a wide range of value products.