Robynn Shrader

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Robynn Shrader
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National Cooperative Grocers Association
Robynn Shrader is CEO of the National Cooperative Grocers Association.

Author's Articles

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108 September - October - 2003 January 7, 2004
Building a Foundation for Co-op Programs
105 March - April - 2003 January 7, 2004

 

104 January - February - 2003 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

We're pleased and excited to announce that at its October 20 meeting the board of directors of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) approved the ac

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 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

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

092 January - February - 2001 January 8, 2004

Imagine sitting down at your desk after your co-op's busiest sales day of the week, then pointing and clicking your way to reports that illustrate the products and departments that

096 September - October - 2001 January 8, 2004

Don't Buy That New POS System Just Yet!

By Robynn Shrader

097 November - December - 2001 January 8, 2004

There is no shortage of ideas or opportunities for collaboration among co-ops, and as the list continues to grow we are faced with the reality of structure.

094 May - June - 2001 January 8, 2004

By Robynn Shrader

088 May - June - 2000 January 8, 2004

The National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) proudly joins the Organic Trade Association this year as a Leadership Circle investor to the 2004 Annual Fund Campaign.

111 March - April - 2004 March 16, 2004

In 2004 the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) joined the National Organic Coalition to ensure that the provisions of the Organic Food Production Act of 1990 are fully implemented and

112 May - June - 2004 June 2, 2004

On May 4, at a special meeting of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) membership, the membership directed management to proceed with the reorganization as detailed in the reorganiza

113 July - August - 2004 August 26, 2004

 

12 Month Sales Totals Through 6/30/01 Column Chart
Chart by Walden Swanson
099 March - April - 2002 October 15, 2007

Organic farmers, consumers and processors all have a direct stake in the outcome of the 2008 Farm Bill.

136 may - june - 2008 January 19, 2009

For the National Cooperative Grocers Association, the first half of 2007 marks the end of the three-year transition outlined in the “Circle of We” Reorganization Plan approved by regional

129 march - april - 2007 January 20, 2009

The National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) ended 2005 with—what else—lots of change! This seems to be our organizational hallmark.

123 March - April - 2006 January 20, 2009