156 September - October - 2011

Issue Number: 
156
Issue Months: 
September-October
Issue Year: 
2 011

Issue's Articles

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There are a number of characteristics that can add to or detract from a natural food co-op store’s opportunity for success.

156 September - October - 2011 October 10, 2011

Note: There are additional charts in the pdf version of the story.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

John McWade, founder and creative director of Before & After magazine says "design looks easier than it is, and it’s more important than it looks." This is especially true for your sto

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

 

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

Using cross-functional store teams to plan promotions can be a simple way to create effective promotional programs that are fun and engaging for your customers, position the co-op as an exciting de

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

 

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

Leading U.S. food cooperative manufacturers continue to support producer co-ops in other nations. Following are two examples.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

In September 2010, at the Fair Trade Futures Conference in Boston, Santiago Paz, co-director of CEPICAFE, a small coffee farmer cooperative in northern Peru, shook the audience with his impassioned

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

What started as an exploration of interest in Company Shops Market in August 2007 led to a very quiet soft opening on May 21, 2011, in downtown Burlington, N.C.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

In March 2006, about 30 people came to a meeting at the Little Grill Collective restaurant in Harrisonburg, Va., to talk about starting a cooperative.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

 

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

 

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

Declaring 2012 the International Year of Cooperatives received a rare unanimous vote from the UN General Assembly.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011

Budget and skill

156 September - October - 2011 October 4, 2011