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103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Having recently attended the CCMA Conference in Eureka, California, I am newly impressed and heartened by the enthusiasm and commitment by many in our co-op sector to do the difficult and intimidat

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

New London, New Hampshire: After 18 years as a privately owned natural foods store, 14 Carrots became a member-owned cooperative on August 1.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

You have successfully navigated the stormy waters of a relocation/expansion project.

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Co-op in San Diego has a new home. A new environmentally green building has been constructed next to the building that housed the co-op beginning in 1975.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

Springtime is upon us, and with it comes fresh, organic produce from an increasing number of local growers.

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Let's see if this sounds familiar: You set a great produce stand, so beautiful people don't want to touch it.

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

 

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Why do some people enjoy a job and stay with it for years, while others seem unhappy and eventually leave? Or they stay o

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Do you sample in your produce department? Not just occasionally, when a customer asks or when you think of it, but on a regular basis? Why not? Too busy? Too busy to increase your sales?

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004
Average Co-op and Natural Food Merchandiser 2001 Sales Trends

 

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

In May of 2000, general managers of the Twin Cities Natural Food Co-ops (TCNFC) approved a proposal for new program, Leadership Development Training.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

Redwood forests and food cooperatives: Near the westernmost point of California, these two seemingly unrelated systems impressed me in parallel ways while attending the Consumer Cooperativ

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

Bulk sells itself. The simplicity and environmentally sound practices inherent in bulk shopping are largely responsible for the success of this part of your store.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

One hundred issues of Cooperative Grocer: it's a nice round figure, 100, but I haven't been able to attach much significance to the number of this editio

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Organics have a new look now, offering retailers a chance to educate customers and staff.

104 January - February - 2003 January 7, 2004

104 January - February - 2003 January 7, 2004

Across the country a movement is building to demand a "livable wage" (or "living wage") for employees.

104 January - February - 2003 January 7, 2004