Tag "CO-OP"

Co-op launches a ‘Freeze Me’ label to cut milk waste

Co-op is introducing a ‘freeze me’ label to its own-brand milk products in a bid to cut down on 70,000 tonnes of waste a year. The new on-pack message from...

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Co-op launches ‘walking deliveries’ from 200 stores this year

The Co-op is set to become the first UK supermarket to launch “walking deliveries” for households and workplaces up to a 15-minute walk from its stores. The roll-out is expected...

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Co-op shoppers reduce carbon footprint by buying 40% more local products

Shoppers have reduced their carbon footprint by buying 40% more local products from a regional Co-operative than five years ago. Figures released by Southern Co-op revealed more than 3.5 million...

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Co-op wins ‘free-from’ convenience retailer of year

The Co-op has been named the Free From Food Awards’ first-ever ‘Convenience Retailer of the Year’ winner. The symbol group retailer picked up the new award for its continued efforts...

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Co-op reveals biggest Easter grocery trends

New research from Central England Co-op has revealed the shopping habits of customers ahead of this year’s Easter celebrations. Sales show that chocolate eggs, lamb and baked goods continue perform...

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Co-op moves all South African wine to Fairtrade standards

The Co-op has claimed an industry first by stocking an entirely Fairtrade South African wine range. The move means it will now stock 45 South African wines made to Fairtrade...

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Majority of Co-op stores in Central England to stay closed on Boxing Day

Central England Co-op has decided to close the majority of its 244 food stores on Boxing Day. The retailer said this way employees can take a longer break from work,...

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Co-op scraps plastic from Christmas wrapping paper for “guilt-free” shopping

Co-op has removed plastic from its Christmas wrapping paper range to offer customers a “guilt-free” shopping experience. The retailer removed the plastic film from around the rolls of Christmas wrap...

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UK’s Co-op ‘Rebrands’ Stores For COP26

Co-op has launched a campaign titled Co-op26 as the UK prepares to host global leaders and changemakers at the COP26 Climate Change conference in Glasgow this weekend. As part of the campaign, six...

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Co-op joins carbon reduction campaign in run-up to COP26

The Co-op has joined a new carbon reduction campaign to help mitigate the impact of the climate crisis just days away from COP26. The Count Us In campaign aims to...

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Co-op and Deliveroo partnership reaches 400 stores

Co-op has announced it has expanded its partnership with Deliveroo, now offering delivery from 400 stores. Co-op has become the most widely available food retailer on the Deliveroo app, serving...

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Uber Eats: 30-minute delivery from Asda stores

Asda is launching a test period with Uber Eats from its stores in Leeds and Birmingham. Customers will be able to order – with no minimum spend – from more...

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Co-op targets online and vegan opportunities for 2020

Co-op, the major UK convenience retailer, has set out plans to extend its reach in online sales in 2020 as well as to enhance its product offer, with a new...

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Co-op the 1st UK signatory of UN’s climate change campaign

The Co-op has been unveiled as the first UK retailer to become a signatory of the UN’s Our Only Future campaign at its Climate Action Summit in New York. The...

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Reverse vending machines are successful in Iceland stores

In five Iceland stores the retailer has recycled more than 1 million plastic bottles since May 2018 via five reverse vending machines. The machines issue 10-penny vouchers to shoppers in exchange...

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More cooperation for Hungarian food products

Géza Tóth CEO of CO-OP Hungary Zrt. told at a trade forum organised in partnership with Hungarian Product Nonprofit Kft. that Coop’s policy is to purchase products from Hungarian suppliers wherever it...

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Co-op expands rapidly

British supermarket chain Co-op opened 21 new stores in 2018 and asked for building permits for 34 new shops. Sales by Co-op jumped 7.8 percent this year, with the retailer’s...

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