The Co-op announces the appointment of Matt Atkinson as its new Chief Membership Officer

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has announced the appointment of Matt Atkinson as its new Chief Membership Officer responsible for Membership, Digital, Data, Brand Marketing, Communications and Community and Campaigning. Matt joins the Co-op from SAGA where, as CMO he helped transform the brand into a digital organisation winning new customers and entering new markets. […]

Co-op members vote to tackle modern slavery and packaging waste at its Annual General Meeting

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op members voted overwhelmingly to champion a better way of doing business by tackling modern slavery and packaging waste at today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Exchange Hall, Manchester Central. Members will seek to raise awareness and campaign for greater support for victims of modern slavery in the […]

The Co-op recognised by the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD)

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op beat off stern competition to win three major awards at a prestigious business event which celebrates the best in the food and grocery industry. The Co-op has been recognised by the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), the global food and grocery experts, for its ‘food […]

Co-op wins four major gongs at The Retail Industry Awards 2016

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op pipped competitors at the annual retail ‘Oscars’ – The Retail Industry Awards – by walking away with four major gongs, compared to Aldi’s three, including the prestigious outstanding achievement award. In the hotly contested convenience retailer category, the Co-op, which has seen its market share […]

The Co-operative Food to donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food will donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities as it diverts food for over a million meals away from anaerobic digestion energy plants. Following a successful trial at its depot in Castlewood, Derbyshire, the mutual is rolling out the programme from 14 September, supplying […]

Plum deals at The Co-operative have led to double-digit growth across its fresh produce range

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Plum deals at The Co-operative have led to a near double-digit growth across its fresh produce range following a multi-million pound investment to trim the price of fruit and vegetables. The investment by the community retailer, which has a store in every postal area, saw prices pruned across its […]

The Co-operative voted the UK’s favourite convenience store by shoppers at the CTP Awards

The Co-operative been voted the UK’s favourite convenience store by shoppers. MANCHESTER, 2015-5-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CTP (Convenience Tracking Programme) awards 2015* quizzed 20,000 convenience store shoppers and 2,000 store staff and managers, and the Co-op beat off competition from the likes of Marks & Spencer, Little Waitrose and Sainsbury’s to scoop  […]

The Co-operative Food makes £1.5billion three year commitment to support and celebrate British food

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-12-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food today (Friday 5 December 2014) made an unequivocal £1.5billion three year commitment to support and celebrate British food. The commitment comes as new consumer research shows that: 90% of shoppers want supermarkets to sell more food from British farms 81 percent of farmers believe retailers should […]