Mark Mulcahy

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Mark Mulcahy
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CDS Consulting Co-op

Mark Mulcahy is a produce consultant and a member of CDS Consulting Co-op.

Author's Articles

Title Issue Date

Suggestions for avoiding "fatigue brought about by devotion to a cause, a way of life, or a relationship that failed to produce the expected reward."

086 January - February - 2000 January 8, 2004

Organic Cotton

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091 November - December - 2000 January 8, 2004

I once saw a bumper sticker that said, "If you think education is expensive, try ignorance".

087 March - April - 2000 January 8, 2004

What aspect of most produce departments is not given enough time or resources, yet can have the greatest impact on your crew's efficiency and positive attitude?

090 September - October - 2000 January 8, 2004

Do you have the AM/PM blues in your store's produce section?

093 March - April - 2001 January 8, 2004

By Mark Mulcahy

094 May - June - 2001 January 8, 2004
S eek ye the diamond in the rough.
097 November - December - 2001 January 8, 2004
H ave you read the latest news stories on food bioterrorism in the US and around the world?
099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Let's see if this sounds familiar: You set a great produce stand, so beautiful people don't want to touch it.

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

Do you sample in your produce department? Not just occasionally, when a customer asks or when you think of it, but on a regular basis? Why not? Too busy? Too busy to increase your sales?

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Local produce programs have come a long way in the past few years. Nearly every department I work with these days has some sort of local grower program in place.

104 January - February - 2003 January 7, 2004

Janet Zeller of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op and I recently led a workshop at the Ecological Farming Conference in California.

105 March - April - 2003 January 7, 2004

Planning for Productivity - Part 1: Numbers, accountability, and quality control in the produce section

107 July - August - 2003 January 7, 2004

Last time, I talked about how we are judged by margin in our departments and how you could improve your margin by paying attention to specific areas (training, quality control, and accountability)

108 September - October - 2003 January 7, 2004

110 January - February - 2004 December 29, 2003