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Co-op’s Retail Business Transformation programme (RBT) is the biggest transformation programme the convenience store retailer has ever undertaken.

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John Lewis plans to pilot the ‘click-and -collect’ service in areas where it has a lesser reach to its customers. 6 stores to be included in the trial The trial will be initially launched in the following Co-op stores: Angel Square, Manchester (Support Centre store, where it will be available to Co-op colleagues) Manchester Piccadilly Trent Bridge, Nottingham Dulwich – Lordship ...
Co-op has pledged to sustainable sourcing within its supply chain by joining the global Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS). 100% of sustainably sourced soy Co-op’s aim is to make sure that 100% of its sourced soy within its supply chain is certified as sustainable. RTRS’ standards will be used as a baseline to ensure all the soy sourced for its own-brand products originate from sources cons...
The Co-op has launched its first online home delivery service that offers customers delivery via a dedicated online store in as little as two hours. Two hour delivery Co-op’s new dedicated online store offers a range of around 1,500 products including food, drink, household goods and health and beauty products. A £5 delivery charge applies to all orders, with a minimum spend of £15. A free cli...

Presentations

21/02/2019
On shelf availability (OSA) provides retailers with a shopper perspective of service and a view of overall supply chain effectiveness. This report explores shopper responses to out of stock products and what retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Co-op are doing to improve OSA.
03/10/2018
An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Co-op.
25/09/2018
This case study looks at how SKUtrak, a SaaS platform provided by Atheon Analytics, has helped Co-op and Muller save time, effort and resource in processing and visualising large volumes of data whilst helping to grow sales. We outline the journey of this collaboration that helped 'humanise' the data, which has numerous benefits.

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK government’s independent forecasting body, has issued a new edition of its regular Fiscal Risks Report.

This includes interesting content, relevant to grocery businesses. Chapter Nine examines climate change as a threat to economic performance and fiscal outcomes.

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19 September, Manchester
The supplier engagement day will help delegates learn practical ways to action Co-op’s strategy and will also give you the chance to help strengthen relationships and businesses together.

A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.