The Co-operative and CBES Ltd treated Children from the Starlight Ward with pop music fest at the Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Children from the Starlight Ward at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) were left starstruck after a pop music treat at the Manchester Arena arranged by The Co-operative and contractors CBES Ltd. The children and their parents saw a host of acts including James […]

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  […]

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 […]