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Strong Results, Debatable Future: 2001 Retail Operations Survey
by Peg Nolan

 

07 Jan 2004 #101 July - August - 2002
Strong Results, Debatable Future: 2001 Retail Operations Survey
by Patricia Cumbie

 

07 Jan 2004 #101 July - August - 2002
Strong Results, Debatable Future: 2001 Retail Operations Survey
by Walden Swanson

 

07 Jan 2004 #101 July - August - 2002
Strong Results, Debatable Future: 2001 Retail Operations Survey
by Dave Gutknecht

 

07 Jan 2004 #101 July - August - 2002
Intensive Training Builds Staff Skills
by Corinne Shindelar

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

07 Jan 2004 #102 September - October - 2002
Think Virtual, Act Real
by Dave Gutknecht

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 Cooperative...

07 Jan 2004 #101 July - August - 2002
Making Bulk User Friendly
by Adam Fischler

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. As a bulk manager, I am daily...

07 Jan 2004 #102 September - October - 2002
What's Next?
by Dave Gutknecht

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 edition. However, I have two...

07 Jan 2004 #100 May - June - 2002
Understanding Organics
by Cissy Bowman

Organics have a new look now, offering retailers a chance to educate customers and staff. Beyond GORP (Good Organic Retailing Practices) and retailer certification, there is further need for...

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Operational Improvement and You
by Mel Braverman

Operational Improvement and You

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Can Co-ops Pay a Livable Wage?
by Carolee Colter

Across the country a movement is building to demand a "livable wage" (or "living wage") for employees. Although there is no official definition, a livable wage is understood to...

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
A Good Servant to the Co-op Community
by Patricia Cumbie

A Good Servant to the Co-op Community

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Co-op Devolution Part 2:
by Dave GutknechtCo-op Devolution Part 2
07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
A Suggestion for Co-op Survival
by Joe Holtz

A Suggestion for Co-op Survival

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Branching, Blooming, and Branding
by Ellen Michel

Branching, Blooming, and Branding

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
It's Winter, So Think Summer!
by Mark MulcahyLocal produce programs have come a long way in the past few years. Nearly every department I work with these days has some sort of local grower program in place. We all know the reasons for...
07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Building a Cooperative Virtual Chain
by Robynn Shrader

NCGA: Building a Cooperative Virtual Chain

07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
What's New at CGIN
by Karen ZimbelmanWhat's New @ CGIN
07 Jan 2004 #104 January - February - 2003
Eco-Labels: Truth or Consequences

For the last several years we have been hearing about what has recently become the most recognized "eco-label" on Mother Earth: "Organic." In our stores, however, we see numerous other eco-labels...

07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
Market Strategy: Three-Part Research
by Peter C. DavisMarket Strategy: Three-Part Research
07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
Directors Encouraged to Attend CCMA
by Candace Dow

Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference will be held June 12-14 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky. For more information, contact Ann Hoyt at 608/262-7390 or...

07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
Against War: A Co-op Primer
by Dave Gutknecht

Editorial: Against War

07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
Co-ops Take Action on GMOs
by Lisa FordCo-ops Take Action on GMOs
07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
Sustainable Agriculture: Farm Bill Fractures
by Kathy LawrenceSustainable Agriculture: Farm Bill Fractures
07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003
The Farmer in the Deli
by Mark Mulcahy

Janet Zeller of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op and I recently led a workshop at the Ecological Farming Conference in California. During the session she described many of the wonderful consumer...

07 Jan 2004 #105 March - April - 2003