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, […]
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Press and PR Officer for The Southern Co-operative.
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Entries by Victoria Cummins
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 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:
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, […]
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 Southern Co-operative is calling on all of its members to determine how the business is governed by voting for their new Board of Directors and receive a bonus share of the profits as a ‘thank you’. All members are part owners of The Southern Co-operative, having an important and trusted role to play in […]
The Southern Co-operative is celebrating a strong increase in its annual sales. The Society, which has 250 community food stores and funeral operations in 11 counties across the South of England, reported a 4.7% increase in total income to £366.8m for the 53 weeks to January 30th 2016. Group operating profit increased 4.4% to £4.8m. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]