Entries by Victoria Cummins

Sneak Peek at our Winter Membership Magazine in Stores Next Week

The winter edition of our store magazine is now available to read online here (opens in new tab) or pick up a copy in store from 7th November. In our magazine, we’re celebrating all that is great about living in, and visiting southern England. Read our suggestions for spending Christmas in Hampshire or the Isle of Wight, […]

The Southern Co-operative Shines at Solent Business Awards 2016

The Southern Co-operative took to the stage at last night’s Solent Business Awards after winning second place in the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ award and a highly commended accolade for the ‘Company of the Year’ category. Gemma Lacey, Director of Sustainability and Communications at The Southern Co-operative, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be recognised as […]

We’ve Launched a New Southern Co-operative Funeralcare Website!

We’ve developed and updated our Southern Co-operative Funeralcare website (opens in new tab) to provide you with additional services and useful information, guiding you through tough times and difficult decisions in an easy-to-use format. To help you navigate your way around our website’s brand new features, we’ve included some information about several core elements below:

The Southern Co-operative Chief Executive Appointed South East Responsible Business Ambassador for HRH The Prince of Wales

Mark Smith, Chief Executive of The Southern Co-operative has been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales to be Business in the Community’s (BITC) Responsible Business Ambassador for the South East of England. Business in the Community (BITC) is HRH’s Responsible Business Network. It aims to create positive social and economic impact through business engagements, […]

The Southern Co-operative Nominated for National Co-operative Award and Needs Your Support

Community food and funeral retailer, The Southern Co-operative has been nominated for Co-operatives UK’s national ‘Leading Co-operative of the Year 2016’ Award and needs the south coast’s support! The Southern Co-operative needs the public’s support to vote for the local, independent business whose ultimate purpose is to ‘work together with colleagues, members and customers for […]

The Bereavement Centre is Shortlisted in Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards 2016

The Bereavement Centre, a free bereavement counselling and training service from The Southern Co-operative, has been shortlisted in the 2016 Responsible Business Awards, the most prestigious and rigorous awards championing responsible business at home and abroad. The Southern Co-operative’s Bereavement Centre was recognised for ‘a commendable submission, addressing a clear societal need’ in The Experian […]

Welcome Convenience Store in Marchwood Crowned Best Convenience Store

The Welcome convenience store’s commitment to its customers and community has helped the Marchwood store scoop the title of ‘Best Multiple Convenience Store’ at the Convenience Retail Awards 2016. The Welcome store, a franchise of The Southern Co-operative, prides itself on providing a customer-centric approach to its operations, refitting its store to meet customer demands […]

Welcome Convenience Store in Southampton Scoops Best Use of Technology Award

The innovative Welcome convenience store on Commercial Road, Southampton has been crowned as one of the best in the trade by winning the Convenience Retail Awards 2016’s ‘Best Use of Technology’ status. The Welcome convenience store, a franchise of The Southern Co-operative, displays media screens in store to provide customers with updates on the local […]