Pink Lady® shares the love with Co-op promotion in support of food charity FareShare

Pink Lady®, the UK’s leading apple brand, is sharing the love this Valentine’s Day with a special on-pack promotion exclusive to Co-op stores between From Monday 8 – Sunday 28 February. “We could all use a little love as we continue to battle through these uncertain times, which is why we are delighted to be able to give something back to our Co-op customers as well as support our charity partner, FareShare, in the process. “Our aim with this promotion is to create positive experiences for those who can enter our…

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Top musicians take centre stage at Music Feeds to fight poverty, as Co-op donates £1 million

Sam Smith, The Blossoms, Fontaines D.C., Newton Faulkner and Flogging Molly will join more than 40 international artists uniting to raise vital funds to fight food poverty, help struggling music acts and entertainment industry workers. Tickets are now on sale for the exclusive two-day virtual festival called Music Feeds which has been organised by ethical retailer Co-op and Everybody Belongs Here, the promoter working to do good in the entertainment industry. Music Feeds will run over two nights on 28 and 29 January 2021, with all net profits being donated.…

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Co-op “drive” to roll-out electric home delivery vehicles to replace fossil-fuel fleet

Co-op has “bagged” its first electric vehicles for online home delivery as it unveils plans on Thursday, 10, December, to replace its fleet of fossil-fuel powered home delivery vans by 2025. The convenience retailer is committed to accelerating zero emission deliveries to further reduce direct greenhouse gas emissions, starting with stores in Hebden Bridge; Holmfirth and Hove from this month, followed by stores in Ryde, Isle of Wight and Whitby which take delivery of electric vehicles early next year. The “drive” towards greener vehicles will enable groceries ordered through Co-op’s…

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Co-op launches manifesto to put health and wellbeing of UK’s 7m night shift workers in the spotlight

Convenience retailer, Co-op, has launched a new manifesto in Parliament which calls upon retailers and policy makers to address the deteriorating physical and mental health of the nation’s growing army of night shift workers. As figures reveal that there are now seven million people working at night – 54% of whom were identified as key workers at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic – the retailer wants organisations to demonstrate a duty of care for its night shift workers who are known to be at greater risk of developing heart…

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Co-op wraps up the year with plastic and glitter free festive range

Co-op is removing plastic as well as glitter from its entire Christmas celebration range, cutting out 1.1 million pieces (eight tonnes) of plastic. The move applies to all of the retailer’s own-brand Christmas cards, gift wrap and bags and crackers – which launch in selected stores today, Wednesday 4 November – in a bid to reduce single-use plastics. The convenience retailer has also switched the toys in its own brand crackers to fun games and gifts made from recyclable materials such as metal and paper, removing 470,000 pieces of plastic…

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