Co-op presentations


Following a year of unprecedented changes in ownership and supply, we show how the UK symbol sector has been altered, with new influences now taking a major role in shaping its future.
Understand the unique opportunities and challenges of island retail.
Get up to speed on what we see as the key influences and trends to watch out for in the year ahead, and see how retailers and food-to-go specialists alike are driving innovation to reach new customers, missions and locations.
Stay up-to-date with the latest UK market data, shopper trends and sector developments.
Co-op customers in Milton Keynes can now have their groceries delivered by Starship Technologies robot.
We look at elements of the proposed (now approved) deal, and what each of the parties can bring to an enlarged organisation.
We review the festive strategies and compare performances of the UK’s leading grocery retailers.
We review how forecourts are evolving from roadside fuel stop to retail destination and who is leading this evolution.
As retailers focus on delivering the basics, how are loyalty mechanics boosting customer satisfaction? We shine the spotlight on summer activity, update on UK and international loyalty developments, and share inspiration from beyond grocery.
We review the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers, compare their tactics, and identify the successful elements of their trading strategies. We also look at the key issues that will shape trading in the year ahead.
In our latest round up developments in price and promotions and loyalty, we explore how Halloween and Diwali activity was stepped up, and review the latest price and private label investments
With market growth remaining elusive, we round up of the latest initiatives in price and promotional strategies from across the sector.
Our guide to understanding the food-to-go market and where the growth opportunities lie.
Understand and benefit from channel growth opportunities in the UK grocery market with our new five year forecasts
From across Europe, we bring you seven examples of great convenience retailing.
We explore the latest developments as retailers step up investment in lower prices and work harder to drive footfall.
We take stock of the sector’s performance through the festive season and explore retailers’ priorities for the year ahead.
We highlight the latest strategic developments being implemented in the key areas of Christmas, targeting time-pressed parents and communicating food strengths and assess how individual retailer strategies are evolving.

In this price, promotions and loyalty update, we explore the latest strategic developments by the key UK players to sharpen their position on value and what they mean for suppliers.

We update on the latest performance across multiples, symbol groups and the other key segments in UK convenience retailing.
We explore the latest strategic developments by the key players to sharpen their position on value and what they mean for suppliers.
Our assessment of retailer performance over the festive season and what to expect in the year ahead.
With proximity stores becoming a key growth channel in Western Europe, we review five strategies being used to drive the channel’s development and identify retailers you can take inspiration from.

Innovation of the week: How is the Co-operative using shopping-trolley technology to gather shopper feedback?

We explore the latest strategic developments by the key players to sharpen their position on value and what they mean for suppliers.