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Co-operative Group is fastest-growing non-discounter Subscription

09 Feb 2016 | By Andrew Don

Latest market data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Aldi and Lidl increased sales but combined market share dips

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Co-operative Group buys 15 Budgens stores from Booker Subscription

04 Feb 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Co-op well on track to hit 100 new stores target this year

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The Co-op Group reassures drivers over trunking outsourcing Subscription

03 Feb 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Co-op plans to re-invest and improve its core depot to store operations

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The Co-op Group delivery drivers to vote on industrial action

01 Feb 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Drivers at Coventry DC fear transfer to Eddie Stobart

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The Co-op Group to list Edwards of Conwy sausages and burgers Subscription

25 Jan 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Welsh butcher Edwards of Conwy has secured a listing in 160 Co-op stores across the country

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The Co-op Group brings back 'Swipe & Win' voucher promotion

25 Jan 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The Co-op is giving away a total of 1.8m instant win prizes to its members


The Co-op Group ups Porcus orders following flood devastation

20 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

Yorkshire-based Pork producer Porcus boosted by extra Co-op  listings after floods

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Scots Co-op to distribute £750k from plastic bags to good causes

19 Jan 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Plastic bag levy in Scotland has reduced usage by 80% since October 2014…

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Co-op claims strong trading performance in run up to Christmas Subscription

08 Jan 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Co-op says shoppers responded to its ‘little and often’ marketing message over Christmas period

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Camra praises The Co-op Group's pub-friendly stance

07 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

The retailer has developed guidelines with Camra to ensure community pubs are protected

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Co-op senior execs face grilling as unfair dismissal case kicks off Subscription

06 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

A £5m employment case brought by Kath Harmeston commences on Thursday (7 January)

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Co-operative Group launches £10 frozen Christmas dinner offer

16 Dec 2015 | By Andrew Don

Co-op offers a frozen Christmas dinner for a family for a tenner


The Co-op rapped by ASA over 'irresponsible' radio ad Subscription

09 Dec 2015 | By Andrew Don

ASA bans Co-operative Group summer drinks advert


The Co-op Group looks to the past with new logo trademarks Subscription

04 Dec 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Co-operative Group could return to using its old Co-op identity for its shops and products

The Co-op Group launches 'Ice' Christmas advert Video

02 Dec 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Co-op invites shoppers to ‘discover a little more’ this Christmas

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Co-op site for 'online conversations' with Fairtrade farmers

04 Nov 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The new site will allow consumers to contact farmers to find out more about Fairtrade

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Shopping lists going out of style, claims Co-op report

23 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

The family shopping list has “effectively been killed off” as shoppers move away from meal planning

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Rick Vlemmiks joins The Co-op Food group as customer director

12 Oct 2015 | By Ben Adams

Co-operative Food hires customer director to oversee brand proposition and marketing

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The Co-operative Group pay rise criticised by store managers Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Co-operative Group has upset some store managers by offering an increase of just 1.5%

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Sainsbury's grows sales again as Tesco market share continues to fall Video

22 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

The German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, reported sales growth of 17.3% and 16% over the period

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Scottish carrier bag levy sees The Co-op raise £750,000 Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Co-op raises £750,000 for charity through Scots bag charge

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Pea-based rice sticks brand Yushoi Snapea rolls into Co-op

15 Sep 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Calbee UK has secured its first national listing for its recently launched Yushoi Snapea rice sticks brand….

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Co-op to donate all surplus food from warehouses to FareShare

14 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer rolling out the programme from this week


Co-operative Group starts search for young talent

11 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The company’s Young Members’ Board will meet regularly to take on assigned business challenges and projects


The Co-op Group rules out any move into online grocery sales

04 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

The Co-operative Group has ruled out launching an online grocery business

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A brave new agm for The Co-op this weekend Subscription

14 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

With Leighton and Pennycook fighting on several fronts, The Co-op’s Manchester agm is a crucial one

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Can competitors afford to follow Co-op's lead and raise wages? Subscription

09 Mar 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Political pressure is being exerted on major employers to significantly raise the wages of their lowest-paid workers

Richard Pennycook

Impressive new board is a Co-op coup Subscription

19 Feb 2015 | By Beth Brooks

The governance reforms that have swept Pennycook and Leighton into the Co-op are just the tonic

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Building a new Co-operative Movement Subscription

30 Jan 2015 | By Adam Leyland, Beth Brooks

The crisis that almost engulfed The Co-op has been averted. We talk to the architects of the rebuild

Young Scot Co-op

Why The Co-op is heading in the right direction

30 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Last year, The Co-operative Group declared it had moved out of ‘crisis mode’…

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Co-op Have Your Say survey results released at last Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

It was billed as the biggest piece of research and engagement in The Co-operative Group’s 150-year history…

The Co-op Bank

MPs' report helps get Co-op Bank back on track Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

As the Financial Conduct Authority’s investigation into the £263m overstatement of profits at Tesco gets underway, an inquiry into the dealings of another retailer concluded today.

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Slimmed down Co-op Group is finally on the up Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

A slide on The Co-operative Group’s interim results presentation this morning highlighted just how drastically the society has changed in the last 18 months.

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The Co-op crisis: Timeline

04 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks, Jon Yeomans

A complete timeline to the crisis at The Co-operative Bank and its impact on The Co-op Group.

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Co-op’s ‘defining moment’ ushers in transition Subscription

01 Sep 2014 Updated: 03 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Saturday, 30 August, 2014 will go down in The Co-operative Group’s long history as “a momentous and defining moment” for the society, according to chair Ursula Lidbetter.

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Co-op Group looks to its better angels as crucial vote nears

28 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group is facing a crunch vote on its future this Saturday

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Smaller, faster purchases

23 Aug 2014

Research released by the Future High Streets Forum indicating a “retail resurgence” presents great opportunities for c-stores nationwide…

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