EBI.AI, an advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) lab in the UK, has announced that Coop Sweden, one of the largest grocery retailers in the country, has successfully started to preview its virtual assistant, Cooper. This marks the first significant milestone since EBI.AI was chosen by Coop Sweden earlier this year to build the world’s foremost grocery retail AI
Coronavirus round-up: Forrester predictions on global sales, Co-op Central England, Intu and as small businesses move online fast
We’re reporting on the effect of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic on the way UK shoppers buy – and on how retailers are responding to that changing behaviour. This update comes as, as of 9am on April 30, 171,253 people have tested positive for coronavirus and 26,771 people have died following a positive Covid-19 test result.
Co-op colleagues issue “I have to leave my home this weekend – you don’t have to” plea this Easter – Retail Times
Store managers at Central England Co-op have joined pleas for people to stay home unless absolutely necessary this Easter Bank Holiday as they work to provide food and essentials for their communities. With the message “I have to leave my home this Easter weekend – you don’t have to”, the retailer’s colleagues hope to encourage
Co-op has received the Corporate Brand Ambassador Award at the 2019 Shining Stars Ball for its enthusiastic and consistent support of Girls Out Loud, a social enterprise which has raised the aspirations of over 7,000 teenage girls and helped them to build confidence, self-belief and resilience. Co-op was praised for supporting the Big Sister mentoring programme financially
Young people in Co-op branded uniforms are chatting among themselves as they walk along brightly painted corridors to work – but this is not a grocery shop or warehouse. It is the Co-Op academy Manchester, a secondary school that forms part of the mutual’s latest effort to put itself at the heart of local communities.
Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) is ensuring its member retailers can provide in-store printing of digital photos. IPC is renewing a partnership with Kodak Moments, a provider of photo products and services and division of Kodak Alaris, for three years. As a result, IPC member retailers