Updating Trends in General Manager Compensation

By Carolee Colter March-April 2017 View data by downloading attached PDF. Data from 104 co-ops with annual sales ranging from $1M to $74M In 2006 [...]

Retail Operations Survey 2002 Report: Invest in Success

Available only as a PDF below, due to complexity of content. Prepared with the help of the Data Analyst Team* * Data analysis was carried [...]

Case Study: Meat Department Sparks Reputation for Service and Quality

  River Valley Market Northampton, Mass. Year founded: 2008 Member investment: $150 stock purchase Number of members: 5,760 Retail square feet:17,000 Number of employees: 105 [...]

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Dealing Responsibly with Operational Concerns

Directors who are diligently trying to fulfill their fiduciary duty regularly notice things within their co-op that may be cause for concern – or at [...]

Invest in Success: Retail Operations Survey 2002 Report

By Patricia Cumbie, Data Analysis Team 107 July - August - 2003 If you don't think a grocery co-op could be synonymous with "cash cow," [...]

Operational Improvement and You

By Mel Braverman 104 January - February - 2003 Once I asked a general manager, whose store had many operational and financial problems, how she [...]

Strong Results, Debatable Future: 2001 Retail Operations Survey

By Peg Nolan, Patricia Cumbie, Walden Swanson, Dave Gutknecht 101 July - August - 2002 Synopsis: Several years of data from the Retail Operations Survey, [...]

Your New Store: Meeting First Year Challenges

By Bill Gessner 099 March - April - 2002 You have successfully navigated the stormy waters of a relocation/expansion project. Your co-op has proudly opened [...]

A Near Miss at Mississippi Market

By Carolee Colter 092 January - February - 2001 What went wrong? What lessons can other co-ops contemplating expansion learn from Mississippi Market's experience? By [...]

Cooperative Grocer 1999 Retail Operations Survey

By Dave Gutknecht, Walden Swanson 089 July - August - 2000 We are pleased to present the new Retail Operations Survey, which reports double digit [...]