Store worker assaulted during incident at York McColl’s store


North Yorkshire Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a store owner was assaulted at a McColl’s store in York.

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Co-op Group invests £2.75m in two stores in north Wales


The Co-operative Group is set to reopen two food stores in north Wales as part of a £2.75m investment.

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Central England Co-op announces “steady” first half results


Central England Co-operative has announced a 1.6% increase in sales in the face of a “highly challenging” market in its interim first half trading results.

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Co-op On the Go, America Square, London

The Co-op Group is trialling a new On the Go format in London, as it increasingly competes with food to go outlets in urban areas.


Interview: Nisa chief executive Ken Towle

Just over a year on from the Co-op’s acquisition of Nisa, chief exective Ken Towle talks to C-Store about the progress made and developments for the future.

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Is the case closed?

Four months ago I reported on a horrible computer hacking of Western Union transactions which left Hepesh Halai £7k worse off. 

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Thrifty’s: The price is right

In the north west of England, independent retail group Thrifty’s is expanding quickly on the back of a community-focused approach and a commitment to offering sensational value in store.

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Stretford Foodhall, Manchester

Stretford Foodhall is the latest venture from Mital Morar, who is enjoying huge success with Ancoats General Store in Manchester city centre. 

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