[Talk-GB] New Ghosts Set and Survey Me Auto-Location Feature

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Mon Aug 13 07:21:05 UTC 2018

> On 7 Aug 2018, at 10:53, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemeD.net> wrote:
> Philip Barnes wrote:
>> Recently new blue branded co-op shops have started to appear, 
>> some have changed and at least one has opened in direct 
>> competition with an existing Mid-counties.
> Midcounties are also adopting the "new" cloverleaf Co-op logo in many
> places, while their Chipping Norton shop, curiously, uses the Co-operatives
> UK logo. There's so much overlap (particularly between Midcounties and the
> Co-operative Group) that they really need to be surveyed to find the
> operator, which I agree would be useful information.
> Shipston-on-Stour has two Co-ops literally three doors away from each other
> - one Midcounties, one Co-operative Group (ex-Somerfield).

There’s also a big overlap in places like Edinburgh due to Co-op buying the Somerfield stores several years ago. This means that some newer stores accept the loyalty cards, whilst the older ones don’t.


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