Co-op store visits

Our store visit reports feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts. Dozens of reports are made every year of stores that feature new concepts in food and grocery retail.

Presentations

27/10/2020
Focus on food-to-go and fresh, delivering value and offering a quicky and easy shopping experience help Co-op engage with younger student shoppers, in this franchised campus store.
06/02/2020
We visited Co-op’s third ‘on-the-go’ store to see the new concepts that Co-op had introduced, particularly the execution of its new partnerships with Yo! for sushi and iSqueeze for self-serve fresh juice
12/08/2019
We visited the Co-op pop-up store at Latitude Festival to find out what the retailer learnt from last year’s trial, and how the format has evolved this year.
06/08/2019
This second example of the On the Go format shows how Co-op is effectively executing credible food-to-go options and a wider convenience offer in just 1,200 (very cool) sq ft.
14/05/2019
Simply Fresh is a symbol group that gives entrepreneurial independent retailers the means to bring a class-leading, on-trend convenience experience to shoppers.
16/11/2018
We visited Co-ops new On the go concept to see how its tailoring its range and in-store environment to be a quick and easy, food-to-go focused store.
11/09/2018
Learn how Co-op tailored their branding, communications, range and in-store environment to appeal to festival communities, and particularly young shoppers.
13/02/2018
Chiswell Green shows how Co-op has developed the capability to successfully meet a wide range of shopper missions and needs, both in food & drink and household categories, within a limited footprint.
03/10/2017
We visited Co-op's Green Quarter store in Manchester to discover how the retailer is making its store portfolio fit for the convenience channel.
20/07/2015

IGD’s Head of Retail Insight Steve Jones reports on how The Co-operative is updating the look and feel of its stores as it seeks to further strengthen its position in the convenience channel.