The Co-op – growing but inconsistent


Andy Howard MW continues his round-up of the wine offerings of the major UK retailers with this report on the Co-op. See his earlier articles on Lidl, Sainsbury's, M and S, Tesco and Morrisons

In the first two weeks of November, two announcements have been made which are likely to shape the UK grocery market for some years to come. Tesco was given permission to proceed with its takeover bid for food distribution giant Booker, while The Co-op Group announced that 75.8% of shareholders in neighbourhood retailer Nisa had agreed to be bought out for £143...