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Heart of England Co-op promotes food chief Steve Browne to CEO 

Browne, who has been with the society since 2018, replaces Ali Kurji, who is retiring after…

East of England Co-op reduces trading losses by £1.6m

The retailer is “on track to return to profit,” says CEO

Members’ money: UK retail societies and withdrawable share capital

From their earliest beginnings, co-operatives were set up to meet the needs of people, not to…

Tamworth Co-op defies tough market to grow pre-tax profit to £941k

The society's AGM saw a tribute to CEO Julian Coles and his deputy Andy Richardson, who…

Heart of England Co-op posts first ever operating loss for 2023

The society made a £1.2m trading profit but took a hit from a drop in valuation…

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…

Lincolnshire Co-op creates head of care role with focus on health and wellbeing

Alice Hare will look after the society’s pharmacy and funeral businesses

Heart of England Co-op raises more than £30k for local charity Mind

'The pandemic and cost of living crisis have impacted hugely on people’s mental health and support…

Midcounties Co-op announces 11% cut in energy use in a single year

'Reducing our energy usage is a core element of our member-led sustainability strategy’

Co-op Group slashes debt and posts pre-tax profit of £28m

'Despite the continued challenging economic backdrop, we've delivered a world class sales performance with all our…

Co-op Group adds member price benefits to its online shop

The move comes as the retailer works to grow its membership and expand its home delivery…

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