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.) […]

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 […]

Today we announced the launch our Bright Future programme which will help integrate victims of the UK modern slave trade back into communities. In a bid to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May has described as the great human rights issue of our time, we will be providing jobs for known victims and will be raising […]