Co-operative Food set to join online stampede

THE Co-operative Group is set to launch an online grocery service, with trials beginning later this year.

The Manchester-based group has so far shunned trying to take a slice of the £6.1bn home delivery cake, in the belief that many of its customers see it just as a top-up retailer, but it has now had a change of heart.

Steve Murrells, chief executive - retail, said: “We’re currently looking at a number of digital solutions to provide an online grocery offering, which will complement our strong communi... For the full story register now for free or login below...