Midcounties Co-operative is the largest independent consumer co-operative in the UK. It doesn't just sell food either - you can also buy holidays, healthcare, childcare, and more. It is part of the Co-operative retail group. The Midcounties Co-operative was formed in 2005 when the Oxford, Swindon and |Gloucester Co-operative Society merged with the West Midlands Co-operative Society. It also trades as Co-op Travel.