Co-op welcomes 12 new stores in Q1
We opened 12 new stores in the first three months of 2016, investing over £8 million and creating 240 jobs for local people. Our new shops can be found all over the country – from Blackpool and Glasgow, to north London and Newhaven – providing communities with award-winning food at fair prices and support for local good causes.
We also signed just under 40 contracts, ensuring that we continue to build our new store development programme for the rest of the year and beyond. Around a quarter of these are for sites in London and the South East, two key areas of growth for us.
New store openings planned for April include Inverary and Rosneath in Scotland, St. Helens and Northwich in the North West and Iver in the South East.