The co-operative and mutual sector in the North West of England comprises a wide range of diverse businesses. It makes a substantial contribution to the region’s economy ensuring that jobs and services are owned and controlled by local people. There are over 350 businesses in the co-operative and mutual sector in the region, which collectively employ around 15,000 people and have a membership of more than 4.5 million.
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These statistics are provided by Co-operatives UK from data collected during 2009.
The Co-operative Group has hundreds of stores in the North West – including Co-operative Food, Co-operative Pharmacy and Co-operative Bank. All Co-operative Group outlets can be found at www.co-operative.coop/find-us. Any co-op interested in working more closely with the Co-operative Group’s trading businesses may contact the Co-operative membership North West and North Midlands region on 0161 246 2230.