Southern Co-op Uniform

“You put on a uniform that says I’m part of this team now”

Southern Co-op spokesperson

Customer: Southern Co-op
Industry: Retail
Roll Out Date 2021

In line with its rapid growth strategy, Southern Co-op needed to make a step-change with its uniform supply and management programme.


with 4000 to 5000 staff spread across more than 210 sites, Southern Co-op identified that they had a number of staff without uniforms and even garments with inconsistent sizing.

With a high volume of staff, they needed a partner with a world class design service that could offer a fully managed service.

The Solution

Murray worked with Southern Co-op to understand the challenges they faced and built a programme that met their needs. The programme included key elements of the Murray process methodology; sourcing, selection and testing, QC and production, stock management and distribution, online ordering and budgetary control.

Key Statistics

  • 4000 + wearers
  • Accurate stock level forecasting
  • Fully managed service

The Result

Murray designed and delivered bespoke workwear solutions comprising a polo shirt, long and short sleeved shirts, trousers, soft shell jacket, fleece and accessories. the garments were trialled by staff prior to rollout ensuring they fit properly and were comfortable to wear.

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Post Rollout Feedback

Murray provide a depth of experience, professionalism and sustainability that met our current needs and we have confidence in their ability to scale their solution to meet all of our futre requirements.

Southern Co-op Spokesperson