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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

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

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

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

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

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

The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on disabilities (physical or mental).

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

My recent trip to Austin for the Organic Trade Association's "All Things Organic" event brought the issue of organic aquaculture back into focus.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

The fall 2000 merger of twenty-eight of Atlantic Canada's independent co-operative societies, with thirty-three stores and mounting losses, was a shotgun wedding.

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004
Have you read the latest news stories on food bioterrorism in the US and around the world?

Tali

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

On September 28, members of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse voted approval, by 62 percent of the members and 73 percent of the votes, of a proposal from the board of directors to sell the co

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

News of the proposed acquisition of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse by United Natural Foods, Inc. has evoked many different reactions throughout the food co-op community.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Cass Corridor Co-op, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in the summer of 2002, relocated in late September after many years in a small, rented facility with 1,700 retail square feet.

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Fifteen years of pushing for a federal organic law came to fruition on October 21, 2002 when the USDA's Final Rule on Organics went into effect.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

The Cooperative Grocers Information Network -- CGIN -- held its fifth annual meeting at the June CCMA conference this year. For those of you who were unable to join us, highlights included:

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Food co-op trends reached a remarkable turning point this summer in scenarios that accelerated the decline of cooperatively owned distributors and underscored the crucial role that boards of direct

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004