The Co-operative Food to open its latest food store in Elton Head Road, St. Helens on 13 April

MANCHESTER, England, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food is set to open its latest food store following a £480,000 investment in St. Helens which has created 24 retail roles. The community retailer is investing to transform and grow its convenience business and is opening its new store in Elton Head Road, St Helens, […]

The Co-operative food launches its Local Fund; calls on local causes to apply by Wednesday, 7 October

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good causes across Scotland are set to “bag” a funding boost of more than £750,000 as The Co-operative today (Wednesday, 16 September) launches its Local Fund to share the money raised through carrier bag charges and sales in its food stores. The community retailer is calling on local […]

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 […]

The Co-operative Food marks 50th anniversary of self-service shopping with the launch of a special ‘Back to the future’ report

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 50th anniversary of self-service shopping becoming the norm was marked today (17 July) by the launch of a special ‘Back to the future’ report by The Co-operative Food. The Co-op’s Convenience Retailing report, which compares and contrasts food shopping in 2015 with the mid-sixties, shows how modern […]

The Co-operative Food launches Apple Pay in all stores becoming the largest UK retailer to offer the newest payment technology

The convenience store launches the newest way to pay at all 11,800 till points Shoppers predict the death of the wallet in 2020 MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food has today (14th July 2015) launched Apple Pay in all stores making them the largest UK retailer to offer the newest payment technology. […]

Batemans to supply The Co-operative Food with approaching 15,000 pints of ale

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bateman’s Victory Ale has won a new berth at The Co-operative Food with the Wainfleet-based brewery securing a contract to supply the community retailer with approaching 15,000 pints of ale. The brewery’s award winning copper coloured ale is now playing a part in The Co-operative’s move to change […]

The Co-operative Food launches “Swipe and Win” loyalty promotion in which Co-operative members could share in almost two million prizes during April

MANCHESTER, 2015-4-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food has launched a “Swipe and Win” loyalty promotion in which Co-operative members could share in almost two million prizes during April. Between 8 – 29 April customers of The Co-operative Food – which operates a store in every postal area – who present their Membership card at […]

The Co-operative Food and their Hereford beef supplier, Dunbia honoured with Supply Chain Excellence Award at the biannual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Awards (NIFDA) 2015

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food and their premium Hereford beef supplier, Dunbia have picked up the Supply Chain Excellence Award at the prestigious, biannual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Awards (NIFDA) 2015. Dunbia supplies all of The Co-operative Food’s own-brand premium “Truly Irresistible” fresh beef, which is all British, as […]

The Co-operative Food named UK’s top Ethical Drinks Retailer for 2nd year at the Drinks Retailing Awards 2015

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-2-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food has been named the UK’s top Ethical Drinks Retailer for the second year running at the Drinks Retailing Awards 2015. The convenience retailer was awarded the prestigious accolade for its market-leading commitment to responsible retailing of beers, wines and spirits in the UK. Simon Cairns, Category […]

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 […]

The Co-operative Food named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association 2014 Awards

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-11-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food is delighted to have been named the UK’s number one ‘Convenience Store Pizza Retailer’ of the year at the Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food Association (PAPA) 2014 Awards. Celebrating the best Italian Food industry, the prestigious accolade marks a successful year since the retailer re-launched […]

Young Scot partners with The Co-operative Food to offer Young Scot NEC cardholders 10% discount on their shopping

MANCHESTER, 2014-11-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Young Scot, the national youth information and citizenship charity for Scotland, has today (Monday 3 November) agreed a major deal with The Co-operative Food to offer Young Scot NEC (National Entitlement Card) cardholders a 10% discount on their shopping*. From today (Monday), Young Scot cardholders, aged 11 to 25, […]

The Co-operative Food expands range of trusted baby products

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-10-13— /EPR Retail News/ — Parents can now find an even bigger range of trusted baby products right on their doorstep with The Co-operative Food’s latest arrivals – all the same great value. Shortlisted for an award with Mother and Baby Magazine, the convenience retailer’s own-brand “Loved by us” disposable nappies range have […]

The Co-operative Food pledges to reinvest profits from its entire carrier bag range to community projects across Scotland

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-10-9— /EPR Retail News/ — Good causes will bag more than just the 5p carrier bag charge from The Co-operative Food in Scotland. The community retailer today (Wednesday, 8 October) pledged to reinvest profits from its entire carrier bag range, and not just the 5p charge on single-use carrier bags, to good causes. […]

The Co-operative Food research reveals the stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past

MANCHESTER, UK, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — The stereotypical student diet of booze, beans and biscuits could be a thing of the past according to new research released by The Co-operative Food today (Tuesday, 23 September). Over 10 million purchases were analysed to reveal the shopping habits of savvy students who receive a 10% discount on […]