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Central Co-op defies inflation to grow trading profit to £10m

'The cost-of-living crisis will continue to challenge consumer confidence and reduced spending,' warned CEO Debbie Robinson

Retail co-ops welcome government’s plan for new law on retail crime

Soaring levels of violence against store workers prompted a long campaign by the Co-op Group and…

Retail conference explores health and social care – and the impact of AI on retailing

Discussion ranged from retail sector trends to AI, diversity, sustainability and crime

UKSCS conference looks at principle 6 and ways to build a co-op ecosystem

The event included updates on worker co-ops, accounting, building societies and the UKSCS's own journal

Co-op Group announces delivery partnership with Uber Direct

The move is part of a wider retail sector trend for working with tech platforms, which…

Central Co-op marks International Women’s Day with Women’s Voices event

The day featured a range of speeches and sessions showcasing the co-op’s work in various areas

Diversity, sustainability, crime, care and AI on Co-op Retail Conference agenda

Preview of this year's event, on 15-16 March, including a few words from guest speaker Joanna…

UKSCS conference to focus on co-operation among co-operatives

'What does being a co-op mean in the new world and the new supply chain? What…

Central Co-op honours a forefather with a re-dedication service

Central Co-op president Elaine Dean on the legacy of philanthropist and co-operator Emmanuel Merchant JP

Central Co-op holds Men’s Voices event to promote mental health

'This event was designed to open up the conversation and help promote men talking about issues…

Central Co-op collects toys for annual Christmas appeal

Thousands of toys were donated this year, with the society's collection lorry calling in at nine…

Co-op Group urges police action as it marks Respect for Retail Workers Week

Along with other retail co-ops, the Group has been working with individual police forces on the…