Torex Retail has expended its reach into the hospitality sector with the purchase of XN Checkout in a deal which values the pubs touch-till systems-company at £72.7m. The deal will give Torex, which supplies point-of-sale systems to retailers, an extra 40,000 electronic point-of-sale terminals and customers including Young’s, Mitchells & Butlers and Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries. Financial Times (Money & Business) 11/06/05 page 4 The Times (Money & Business) 11/06/05 page 62 (Need to know)