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Our cooperatives are truly empowering organizations, in origin and in practice, in vision and in mission, in theory and in action.

063 March - April - 1996 January 9, 2004

How do co-op employees feel about the co-op as an employer? How satisfied are they with their compensation, their working conditions, their supervision, and their co-workers?

063 March - April - 1996 January 9, 2004

Myths die hard, and so do member discounts.

063 March - April - 1996 January 9, 2004

Overheard at the Natural Products Expo in Baltimore:

Q. How do you make a small fortune?

062 January - February - 1996 January 9, 2004

Healthy food. Sharing expenses, risks, and profits. Active participation. Community involvement.

064 May - June - 1996 January 9, 2004

Milwaukee in May: over three hundred managers, directors, and others often seen in co-ops were seen here for over three thousand minutes.

065 July - August - 1996 January 9, 2004

Supplements and body care items offer unique challenges and opportunities to your store.

066 September - October - 1996 January 9, 2004

Themes from this edition on co-op managers, their boards of directors, and co-op members:

067 November - December - 1996 January 9, 2004

I just read an article in Supermarket News indicating that within a year or so it will be common for shoppers at Publix or Kroger or Winn Dixie to present "cobranded" credi

060 September - October - 1995 January 9, 2004

In coffee shops, break rooms, and breakfast nooks across this country playground scuffles are taking place between inner children.

058 May - June - 1995 January 9, 2004

"Pardon me, mam. You look confused. Is there something I can help you find or a question I can answer?"

061 November - December - 1995 January 9, 2004

Most of us who work in cooperatives are excited by the vision of an alternative form of business ownership.

057 March - April - 1995 January 9, 2004

In the aftermath of an attempt to expand which was successfully opposed by disaffected members and employees, the board of directors of the co-op in Davis, Ca

057 March - April - 1995 January 9, 2004

I don't want to disappoint my readers. This article is not going to tell you where to find a general manager.

061 November - December - 1995 January 9, 2004

Over the past five years, our co-op has gone through tremendous growth and has had to work hard to keep up.

059 July - August - 1995 January 9, 2004

The World of Food Co-ops: Powerful results can be achieved, as the previous edition's report on Co-op Atlantic shows, by a cooperative food system that is embedded

057 March - April - 1995 January 9, 2004

Details, details, details.

058 May - June - 1995 January 9, 2004

Three different generations gaps can be seen in this edition: First, the annual Retail Operations Survey notes strong growth by many co-ops -- but also an inability to generate new

059 July - August - 1995 January 9, 2004

Reviewing a year that has gone by as quickly as this one has shouldn't require more than a few paragraphs!

061 November - December - 1995 January 9, 2004

This spring a dozen cooperators and students had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador for a firsthand look at coffee production.

060 September - October - 1995 January 9, 2004