Ellen Michel

Organization: 
Cooperative Grocer Network

Author's Articles

Title Issue Date

Marketing Matters 2010 took place in New York City, May 11–13, bringing together 75 co-op marketing and member services attendees, plus presenters and National Cooperative Grocers Association (

149 July - August - 2010* October 15, 2010
143 July - August - 2009 July 2, 2009

On Saturday, November 13, 2004, Bloomingfoods Market and Deli and its Encore Café helped cater a fundraising reception for The Kinsey Institute, celebrating the premiere of the Fox Searchlight film

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

The word branding sometimes conjures images of bucking broncos, rodeos where livestock are marked with an indelible sign.

117 March - April - 2005 January 21, 2009

Steve Stroup, co-op and community development coordinator at Bloomington Cooperative Services (Bloomingfoods) in Bloomington, Indi., is busy working on a presentation to the Bloomingfoods board abo

121 November - December - 2005 January 21, 2009

The co-op where I work in Bloomington, Indiana, is 30 years old this year, so we’ve been going through old boxes unearthing archival materials.

124 May - June - 2006 January 20, 2009

Held in Austin, Texas on October 24–26, the 2007 Marketing Matters Conference gave cooperators a chance to focus on marketing topics and strategies for the advancement of our stores.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009
137 July - August - 2008 January 19, 2009

Changes to POS systems are inevitably stressful, as Liz McMann notes in her article.

135 March - April - 2008 April 24, 2008

“The Annual Bioneers Conference is a hub of practical solutions for restoring the Earth—and people. It’s a thriving network of visionary innovators who are working with nature to heal nature.

129 march - april - 2007 March 28, 2007

At the CCMA conference in the Twin Cities last June, attendees were treated to screenings of two short films, each of which had been made the year before in a whirlwind of inspiration and homegrown

115 November - December - 2004 February 11, 2005

Annual meetings: you gotta love ’em.

112 May - June - 2004 June 9, 2004

Branching, Blooming, and Branding

104 January - February - 2003 January 7, 2004