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Last time I briefly mentioned the cultural shift required for us to work together with effectiveness and accountability.

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Five years ago, general manager Susan McGaughey and member-owners of Valley Natural Foods initiated the relocation project that led to the development of property on the Burnsville/

096 September - October - 2001 January 7, 2004

Green Fields Market follows the annual Cooperative Grocer (CG) survey closely.

095 July - August - 2001 January 7, 2004

096 September - October - 2001 January 7, 2004

Not too long ago, the Oxford, Swindon & Gloucester Co-operative Society Limited (O, S & G), in the United Kingdom, faced a difficult situation.

097 November - December - 2001 January 7, 2004

Editor's note: A new wave of acronyms has been spawned in the past three years by a data sharing program for co-op managers, CoCoFiSt: Common Cooperative Financial Statements, an innovative pro

094 May - June - 2001 January 7, 2004

Education, as noted in my previous editorial, is key to sustaining a leading position in our competitive market -- education supported by example and an inspiring vision.

094 May - June - 2001 January 7, 2004
Seek ye the diamond in the rough.

The economy slows down, and produce departments start looking for answer

097 November - December - 2001 January 8, 2004

Imagine that the federal government provided significant incentives and support for sustainable, family farm agriculture, rather than "agribusiness as usual." Hard to imagine?

095 July - August - 2001 January 8, 2004
 

 

095 July - August - 2001 January 8, 2004

These customers are driving me crazy!" Nirvana Moon exclaimed as she burst through the swinging doors into the kitchen.

092 January - February - 2001 January 8, 2004
Cooperative Grocers' Information Network logo

097 November - December - 2001 January 8, 2004

A manager looks at employee relationships, common interests, and a method of problem solving that builds trust and improves employee morale.

094 May - June - 2001 January 8, 2004

As a prepared foods manager almost a decade ago, it struck me that not only did I have a lot of information that I wanted to share with staff, but they also had many suggestions and

095 July - August - 2001 January 8, 2004
The Food Co-op of Port Townsend, Washington

Store locati

096 September - October - 2001 January 8, 2004
Photo of Panzanella Restaurant 095 July - August - 2001 January 8, 2004

At last, the USDA Final Organic Rule -- or is it?

093 March - April - 2001 January 8, 2004

This edition's Retail Operations Survey provides an improved data base from which to measure co-op performance. The results? Co-ops numbers are good but are declining.

095 July - August - 2001 January 8, 2004

[Co-authors with Dennis Maclearn for this article were Ben Nauman and Jennifer Masada.  Dennis Maclearn was general manager, and Ben Nauman and Jennifer Masada were on staff, at New

094 May - June - 2001 January 8, 2004

What went wrong?

092 January - February - 2001 January 8, 2004