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2014 Christmas sales results for The Southern Co-operative

Sales in stores operated by The Southern Co-operative grew by 5% compared to the previous year over the peak Christmas trading period ( 2 weeks to 4 January 2015) reflecting ongoing investment in the business during 2014. On a like for like basis sales were broadly level on 2013 ( -0.5%). Commenting on the figures, […]

Food festival prize is a fruitful experience

Two extra workers joined the apple juicing and bottling line at Hill Farm Juice for a day’s hands-on experience after winning The Southern Co-operative’s Hampshire Food Festival competition to celebrate the best of local food and drink. Competition winner Karen Boe Anderson from Waltham Chase, together with her husband Dave, won a ‘Day filled with […]

Store opening makes provision for St Leonards charity

Disadvantaged children and families in St Leonards on Sea are set to benefit from the opening of a new store by The Southern Co-operative following its donation of £500 to local charity FSN. According to FSN’s Operations Director Stephanie Edmonds, the donation will provide food for healthy cooking activities at the charity: “FSN is really […]

Hove store opening feeds Nursery’s well-being

Tots at Hopscotch Nursery will be learning about healthy eating and getting creative with food art, following their help with opening The Southern Co-operative’s new store in Portland Road, Hove. The store’s opening (30 July) has created 22 jobs and according to Store Manager Peter Gammon, this may increase as the store has been so […]

New Eastbourne store creates 22 jobs

22 jobs have been created with the opening of The Southern Co-operative’s second convenience food store in Eastbourne.There has been a steady flow of customers since the store opened (9 July), according to Store Manager Kevin Hunt: “We’re really looking forward to serving the local community and supporting local good causes with their fundraising and events. It’s been a […]