The Co-operative Group: NOMA’s new public area named after the pioneer James Sadler

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new public realm at the heart of the NOMA neighbourhood has been named Sadler’s Yard, inspired by the pioneer James Sadler, who made the first manned balloon flight in Manchester in March 1785. The new name arrives following an open forum for Manchester residents to suggest a […]

Co-operative named Most Improved Supermarket at Welfare Awards

The Co-operative has been named “Most Improved Supermarket” at Compassion in World Farming’s annual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The accolade was presented to the retailer because of its move to convert all of its own-brand fresh pork and sausages to its higher welfare Elmwood standard earlier this year. The Co-operative worked with a group […]

Co-operative Crowned Responsible Retailer For Fourth Year Running

The Co-operative Group has been crowned Responsible Retailer of the Year at the prestigious Oracle Retail Week Awards 2011, which recognise the very best in UK retailing. It is the fourth year running that the consumer-owned retailer has taken the fiercely contested title, but the judges said The Co-operative was a clear winner and still […]

Strand Store Spearheads Co-operative Expansion Plans

The Co-operative Group now has a food store in every UK postal area after unwrapping a flagship store in the Strand, London WC2. The opening of the £1 million convenience store in central London marks a major milestone for the consumer-owned retailer and emphasises its unique community reach. The Co-operative’s Strand store is also believed […]

The Co-operative Group Reports Solid Trading Results For The Fourth Quarter Of 2010

The Co-operative Group, the UK’s largest mutual retailer, today announces a solid trading performance for the fourth quarter, against the backdrop of a tough trading environment, exacerbated by the severe weather conditions. Food store exteriorAcross the Trading Group – which encompasses all Co-operative Group retail businesses, but excludes financial services – like-for-like sales fell by […]

The Co-operative Wins National Business Award For Corporate Social Responsibility

The Co-operative Group’s leadership position in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has again been recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony. The Group won the award for CSR at the influential ninth annual National Business Awards in partnership with Orange held at Grosvenor House in London Peter Marks, Group Chief Executive, who won the Orange Leader of the […]

Co-Operative Crowned Responsible Retailer For Third Year Running

The Co-operative Group has been named Responsible Retailer of the Year for the third year running in the prestigious Oracle Retail Week Awards, which recognise the very best in UK retailing. The judges described the Group as an outstanding business, whose breadth of initiatives and depth of commitment to being a responsible business meant The […]