180 Sept-Oct 2015

The Editor Notes: Cuban Meeting Ground
By Dave Gutknecht

A New Collaborative Platform for Cooperative Grocer Network
BY Ellen Michel

NCG Hosts Marketing Matters 2015
BY National Co+op Grocers

Mighty Marketers  11
BY Annie Hoy

Better Tools for Startup Co-ops  12
BY Jacqueline Hannah

Engaging the Whole Person in Succession Planning
BY Sarah Dahl

Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act
BY Sarah Dahl and Melanie Reid

Getting Started with Expansion Planning  21
BY bill gessner

“To be Happy, to Achieve Solidarity”
The roots of the new Cuban co-op revolution
BY Gail Graham and Rebecca Torpie

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A lot has changed in Cuba since the July 2014 visit by U.S. cooperators, reported in these pages by Stuart Reid (CG#175, Nov.¬Dec. 2014).

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 13, 2015

As we go to press, Cooperative Grocer Network is about to launch a new iteration of its website. Let’s take a look at its main features.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 13, 2015

Expansion projects for food co-ops fall somewhere between a labyrinth and a maze.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 13, 2015

There are two commonly seen staffing problems in co-ops that may at first seem unrelated: 

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 13, 2015

Bigger. Better. Stronger.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 12, 2015

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) held its annual Marketing Matters conference July 8–10 in beautiful Boise, Idaho.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 12, 2015

I’ve been at this gig so long that I can remember when there wasn’t National Co+op Grocers (NCG) and there wasn’t Marketing Matters.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 12, 2015

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, or FLSA, is a federal statute that provides certain protections to workers.

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 6, 2015

Cuba is opening not only to more visitors but also to more cooperatives.Its food economy is shifting from centralized practices of the past to rapid cooperative development. 

180 Sept-Oct 2015 November 4, 2015