At the Co-op we’re different because we’re owned by our members. That’s why each year if you’ve spent over £250 or more in our Food stores or purchased a product from one of our other businesses we’ll ask you to have a say and take part in our Annual General Meeting (or AGM for short.) […]

The nominations are in. Now the vote is open! Hundreds of members joined in to suggest a name for the first ever member-designed wine, which will hit the shelves of a Co-op near you in October. We’ve shortlisted four names from the 500 or so that were suggested and are now asking members to vote […]

As the sun comes out, the trainers go on for many of us as we lose the excuse of limited daylight hours to stop us heading out for that dreaded jog. But there are 9 Co-op Colleagues who have already been hitting the tarmac for months come rain or shine, to train for 2017’s Virgin […]

As you may have seen from Rufus’s blog, on 31st March we started our search for Member Pioneers. We’re looking for people who share our passion to make great things happen locally. They’ll listen & connect members, colleagues and local causes, understand what matters to them and inspire them into action, working together to do […]

On 13 April 2017, Lidl claimed to be the first retailer to go 100% sustainable with their cocoa. A claim we made ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight, in February. The following letter has been sent as clarification to the Times. We applaud Lidl’s move to only source 100% sustainable cocoa in their products. The Co-op led the way […]

Our new TV advert airs this weekend and will show the nation why the Co-op really is a better way of doing business. The advert features some of the 4,000 local causes our members have been supporting through our new Co-op Membership rewards. We’ve worked with BAFTA award winning Director Shane Meadows to film some […]

If we’re lucky enough to see some sun this bank holiday weekend, I’m sure many of you will be firing up the barbecue. But I bet there are very few who give a thought to the charcoal you pick up to provide your al fresco feast. Having recently returned from Namibia, I will be giving […]