Co-op – too much sugar?


This is the second of retail specialist Andrew Howard MW's reports on major UK retailer's current wine ranges. See also this earlier one on Marks & Spencer and this third one on Sainsbury's.

The Co-op’s corporate website states that the Co-operative Society is different from other UK businesses as it is ‘owned by millions of customers’. The website also notes that as the company is not a public limited company (which would make it answerable both to shareholders and to financial institutions), it can fight for the benefit of its members and consumers. 

This is all very laudable, but...