Scotmid Co-operative news

07 July 2022
As Midcounties Co-op, Southern Co-op, and Scotmid Coop launch a range of sustainability initiatives and the Southern Co-op expands its franchise network, we round up news from regional Co-ops. Midcounties Co-op’s members to enjoy 10% off Fairtrade products To help shoppers lead more ethically every day, The Midcounties Co-op has begun to offer its members a 10% discount on all Fairtrade pro...
17 July 2020
Having begun trials with the third party online ordering app, Snappy Shopper, almost a year ago Scotmid Co-op has been rolling out the service to a growing number of its 188 stores.  Now the app will be launched from Scotmid stores in Edinburgh, bringing Scotmid’s home shopping service within the reach of a fifth of all the population of Scotland. App platforms a range of 1,000 lines Scotmi...
06 May 2020
In its 160 th anniversary year, Scotmid Co-op has announced its full year 2019 results to 25 January 2020. Trading profit grew by 5.7% to £5.6m, while trading turnover increased by 1.9% to £385m. Strong performance in food division Scotmid Co-op’s results were driven by strong sales in its food business, with like-for-like sales growth of its food convenience stores growing ahead of the Sc...
25 April 2019
Regional Co-operative retailer Scotmid Co-op has announced its full year 2018 results to 28 January 2019. Trading profit grew by 11% to £5.3m, while trading turnover increased by £4m to £378m. Strong performance in food division The retailer’s increase in trading profit was driven by strong sales in its food business, with like-for-like sales growth of its food convenience stores growing ah...
25 September 2018
Regional co-operative retailers Central England and Scotmid Co-op have announced their interim results. In the first half of 2018, sales at Central England grew by 3.6%. At Scotmid, trading turnover increased by £3m to £184m. Central England food retail like-for-likes up 7% Central England’s gross sales grew by 3.6% to £476.9m in its first half, 28 weeks to 11 August. In its core food...
11 February 2015
Scotmid, The Scottish Co-operative has launched a new in-store food-to-go format called the 'The Kitchen'. Solutions based on the time of day The Kitchen seeks to meet the needs of customers throughout the day by offering a range of items which includes porridge, salad pots, and sandwiches through to hot meals. The offer will reflect the seasons whilst also offering daily specials. The tri...
12 November 2014
Conviviality, the owners of Bargain Booze has announced it is launching its off licence format in Scotland. Sales flat The retailer has provided a trading update for the 26 weeks ended 26 October 2014 which has seen it deliver revenues broadly inline with last year. Like-for-like sales at the retailer are down 1.7%. Wine Rack stores continue to trade in line with expectations as the operat...
24 April 2014
In its newly released annual report and accounts, Scottish co-operative society Scotmid has revealed that operating profits fell by a quarter in 2013, though LFL food sales were "ahead of the Scottish market". Weak consumer confidence impacts trading The society attributed the fall in its operating surplus, which dropped from £6m to £4.5m for the year to 25 January 2014, to low consumer confid...
29 October 2013
Our Shopper insight manager, Michael Freedman, looks at how the convenience store of the future could be very different and help shoppers fulfil more missions. Untitled 1 Convenience in a multichannel world As IGD’s shopper insight expert on the convenience channel, I am often asked how convenience store shoppers differ to main supermarket shoppers. The answer is simple - they are ...
01 October 2013
Scotmid has announced it plans to sell more Scottish products in its stores to enhance its regional credentials and build stronger links with local suppliers. Enhanced range The retailer has revealed it has signed a deal with wholesaler Fife Creamery to increase the number of Scottish products it sells. Scotmid already supports Scottish suppliers, but this deal will allow the retailer to en...