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 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 […]

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 […]

Following the announcement of our financial results last week we’ve published our full report and accounts which give a full review of how we performed last year.  The report and accounts are received by members at our Annual General Meeting which takes place on Saturday 20 May in Manchester. Later this month we’ll be sending […]

I recently visited my local cause, the Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary. It was lovely to meet Steph and Heather from the charity and understand more about where my 1% community reward is going. We filmed a short video so we could encourage more Co-op Members to choose their local cause before 8 April; after which a new contingent of […]

Our members have voted and now we’re pleased to announce that the first-ever Co-op member-designed wine will be a Californian Pinot Grigio. Over 1,000 members joined in to have their say on the variety of grape that we’ll be using – the first of many decisions we’re handing over to members as we work together to […]