U.K. Cooperatives on the Move
"Although smaller in volume and market share there are still more co-op stores in more communities than any other retailer in Britain." "In 2005 there were nearly 10 million members of consumer co-operatives in Britain."
Source: David Thompson. "U.K. Cooperatives on the Move: Mergers, marketing and membership," Cooperative Grocer. Nov-Dec 2006, 20.