167 July-August 2013

Issue Number: 
167
Issue Months: 
July-August
Issue Year: 
2 013

Issue's Articles

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The 2013 Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference on June 6–8 brought 450 cooperators to Austin, Texas, for training and speakers, friendship and celebration.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

Every year at CCMA, we recognize the milestones of co-op anniversaries.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

Cooperatives are formed to serve the needs of their member-owners. The board of directors is empowered to guide and oversee the co-op, serving the member-owners as a steward of the organization. Most co-ops also look to serve more than just their member-owners and to have a positive impact on their community, economy, environment, and broader cooperative community.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

Recently, issues of health and nutrition have gained national prominence, supported by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

I am often asked, “Why don’t you teach co-ops in the business schools?” As a true believer in and champion of co-ops, I empathize with this frustration.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

"There are no marketing emergencies,” Jeanne Lakso announced decisively at Marketing Matters 2013, the National Cooperative Grocers’ Association (NCGA) conference she helps design on topics relevan

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

I concluded my previous column on growing our future by emphasizing the importance of greater alignment among stakeholders both within local cooperatives and within our cooperative sector.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

At the CGN (Cooperative Grocer Network) annual meeting held during the CCMA conference, board and staff lauded the progress the organization had made in the last year.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013