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Park Royal EasyFoodstore forced to close after shoppers buy all its stock

PUBLISHED: 10:40 04 February 2016 | UPDATED: 11:01 04 February 2016

The pilot store will reopen tomorrow (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)

The pilot store will reopen tomorrow (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)

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A new food store in Park Royal where all the items are just 25p each has been forced to temporarily close after it sold out of all its stock.

A notice on the website informs shoppers the store will reopen tomorrowA notice on the website informs shoppers the store will reopen tomorrow

Shoppers have flocked in their droves to the first ever easyFoodstore on the North Circular Road, striping its shelves bare since it opened on Monday.

Established by EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannauhas, the store has a limited and basic range of items for sale includes chicken curry, pasta sauce, mixed vegetables, sardines in oil, sugar and button mushrooms.

A notice on the store’s website informs shoppers that it will be closed all day today and will reopen tomorrow to allow time to replenish its stock.

Sir Stelios is hoping the pilot store will be a recipe for success and will become as popular as budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl.

All items are 25p throughout February (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)All items are 25p throughout February (Pic: Twitter@easyFoodstore)

He said: “This is another way the easy brand can serve the less well-off.

“Given my experience in distributing food for free in Greece and Cyprus, this is a more commercial attempt to sell basic food for 25p per item to those less well-off in the Park Royal area.”

Have you visited the store?

Let us know by calling 020 7433 0133 or email lorraine.king@archant.co.uk.

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