CRS to sell stores as CWS expands buying power
- Co-op is what it's all about. // Director (00123242);Feb97, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p16
Presents information on the Co-operative Wholesale Soociety (CWS) and the Co-operative Retail Society (CRS). Ownership of the CWS properties; Circumstances surrounding the modernising of the management culture; Comments from the chief executive of CWS Graham Melmoth; Details on Melmoth's plans...
- Underground excitement at the Co-op. Adamson, Niki // Housewares;Jul96, Issue 128, p22
Features the Midlands Co-operative Society's department store in Stafford, England. Offer of varied stocks of traditional merchandise and a cookshop basement; Brands of kitchenware offered; Offer of balti and Chinese cooking in the cookshop; Wedding list service; Supply of stock by the...
- 1992 profits down for CWS. // Housewares;Jun93, Issue 99, p2
Reports on the profit loss of Great Britain's Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) in 1992. Loss as a consequence of the recession; Payment of interest charges as a result of borrowings made to rescue the Greater Nottingham Society; Increase in the turnover.
- Co-op's posturing is the last thing we need. Whitworth, Mick // Food Manufacture;Jun2000, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p5
Comments on the Co-operative Wholesale Society's public relations campaign against alleged corrupt practices in the food industry in Great Britain as of June 2000. Developments in the food industry discussed in a press release from the organization.
- Less famous relatives in new co-op ads. Yates, Karen // Campaign (UK);05/22/98, Issue 21, p7
Reports on the British Co-operative Wholesale Society's campaign which features commercials of the relatives of famous people. Names of some of the people featured and their relatives; Who created these commercials; Description of the commercials.
- Co-op to use relatives of stars in ads. // Marketing Week;5/21/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p8
Looks at the use of celebrities' relatives in a television advertising campaign for the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS), a retail company for its retail stores in Great Britain. Identification of the television advertising campaign's creator; Reference to the increase of CWS's chain of...
- Co-op gives BDDH...10m retail task. Yates, Karen // Campaign;11/21/97, Issue 47, p1
Discloses that the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) has appointed Partners BDDH to revamp the group's entire advertising business along the lines of the ethical advertising campaign created by BDDH for the group's subsidiary organization, the Co-operative Bank. Aim to emphasize the values...
- The man who stalked the Co-op. Blackhurst, Chris // New Statesman;05/09/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4333, p28
Focuses on British corporate raider Andrew Regan's failed attempt to acquire the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS). Historical background on the Co-operative; Focus on CWS' financial performance; Factors that caused the failure of Regan's takeover bid for CWS.
- New 30m pound co-op hq. // Housewares;Sep93, Issue 102, p6
Reports on the construction of the headquarters for Co-operative Retail Services (CRS) at Ashfield Valley, Rochdale in Great Britain. Cost; Advantages of the location; Expansion of the CRS-Non-Food Division.