- Convenience store company McColl's Retail said chief operating officer Dave Thomas was standing down with immediate effect.

Thomas would remain available in a consultative capacity until 6 April.

McColl's Retail said it did not have any immediate intention to replace his position on the board.

'It has been a privilege to work at McColl's and after 23 years now is the right time for me to step back,' Thomas said.

At 9:57am: [LON:MCLS] Mccolls Retail Group Plc share price was +1.5p at 48.8p

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