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The Co-operative Group has upset some store managers by offering an increase of just 1.5%
The German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, reported sales growth of 17.3% and 16% over the period
Co-op raises £750,000 for charity through Scots bag charge
Calbee UK has secured its first national listing for its recently launched Yushoi Snapea rice sticks brand….
Retailer rolling out the programme from this week
The company’s Young Members’ Board will meet regularly to take on assigned business challenges and projects
The Co-operative Group has ruled out launching an online grocery business
A “robust” trading performance from the food business has put The Co-operative Group back in the black, the business announced this morning
The Co-operative Group has recruited the government’s Mike Bracken for the newly created role as chief digital officer
The mutual is on the hunt for up to 1,000 new staff, with the aim of boosting its complement at peak times
The Co-operative Group has published a retrospective on convenience retailing over the past 50 years
Two vice-presidents, Marc Bicknell and Dan Crowe, were also appointed following a council meeting where an additional 12 members were appointed to its Senate
Hundreds of thousands of customers who used debit or credit cards at the 2,700 Co-Operative stores on Tuesday, 7 July, have been charged twice due to an error
The Co-operative Food claims its fruit and veg price cuts have driven almost 10% sales growth across its fresh produce range.
Media bites 24 June: Co-op, John Lewis, Tesco Subscription
The financial woes of The Co-operative Group have wounded it so seriously that it can no longer boast of being Britain’s biggest-grossing co-op
The £125m promotion will see three popular products go half-price every three weeks
The properties in Blandford Forum, Chepstow, Haslemere, Penrith, Rayleigh, Stockton Heath and Matlock range in size from 9,000-15,000 sq ft
Co-op trial boosts value and tertiary lines Subscription
New dump bins and outdoor posters advertising ‘Super Low Prices on over 100 of your everyday essentials’ have been introduced at around 25 smaller stores
The Co-operative Food is putting a brave face on the typical British summer with a new TV advertising campaign that debuts tonight showing…
Co-op goes big on ales with regional range expansion Subscription
The launches were in response to Co-op research in which 71% of people surveyed said it was important for them to buy locally-sourced varieties
Voting under a new system, Co-operative Group members backed a motion to recommit to its pledge of sourcing 100% of its own-label goods from Fairtrade suppliers
The Co-op gets behind frozen with £5 fish meal deal Subscription
The Co-operative Group has become the latest major retailer to up its support for frozen food by launching a £5 frozen mea…
Vowing to ditch its larger stores to focus on convenience, the society last month revealed it had sold 37 larger stores in the year to 3 January
The eight-week Warehouse to Wheels programme will teach more than 100 staff to become LGV drivers
A motion for the group’s upcoming agm called on The Co-op to recommit to leadership on Fairtrade by increasing availability of Fairtrade products in stores
A brave new agm for The Co-op this weekend Subscription
With Leighton and Pennycook fighting on several fronts, The Co-op’s Manchester agm is a crucial one
Political pressure is being exerted on major employers to significantly raise the wages of their lowest-paid workers
Impressive new board is a Co-op coup Subscription
The governance reforms that have swept Pennycook and Leighton into the Co-op are just the tonic
Building a new Co-operative Movement Subscription
The crisis that almost engulfed The Co-op has been averted. We talk to the architects of the rebuild
Last year, The Co-operative Group declared it had moved out of ‘crisis mode’…
Co-op Have Your Say survey results released at last Subscription
It was billed as the biggest piece of research and engagement in The Co-operative Group’s 150-year history…
MPs' report helps get Co-op Bank back on track Subscription
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.
Slimmed down Co-op Group is finally on the up Subscription
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.
A complete timeline to the crisis at The Co-operative Bank and its impact on The Co-op Group.
Co-op’s ‘defining moment’ ushers in transition Subscription
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.
The Co-operative Group is facing a crunch vote on its future this Saturday.
Research released by the Future High Streets Forum indicating a “retail resurgence” presents great opportunities for c-stores nationwide…