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Co-op Group stuck with 645 properties it doesn’t need

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has a portfolio of 645 properties that it does “not need or use”.

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Co-op’s food strategy bears fruit as True North points the way

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group’s food strategy True North is “bearing fruit” with a “sustained period of market outperformance” the society has revealed.

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Diageo sales slip 1.3% as emerging markets slow

17 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Adverse currency movements and weak consumer confidence saw Diageo’s net sales dip 1.3% in the three months to 31 March, it reported this morning.

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Co-op faces 'wake-up call' after disastrous £2.5bn loss

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has confirmed it made a loss of £2.5bn last year.


What does the merger of Chiquita and Fyffes mean to the trade? Subscription

14 Mar 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Banana giants expect big synergies from proposed merger…

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A world without price tags as we know them Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Matthew Knight

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gone from hype to reality with new products now just a click away from consumers…


Food poverty is a disgrace Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Claire Nuttall

The issues raised around food poverty by Dan Crossley last week in his Saturday Essay really hit a nerve with me…


There's no end in sight for austerity Subscription

18 Nov 2013 | By Kevin Hawkins

The past few years have been a story of simultaneous squeeze and squander…


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There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

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