Expanding to a Multi-Store Co-op: Build capacity from the inside out

By Jeanie Wells 171 March-April 2014 Your market study promises great sales. Developers are wooing you into their properties. Staff and shoppers are clamoring for more space. Adding a second store seems like a piece of cake, right? Not quite. Ask any leader of a food co-op that has made [...]

500 Co-ops in 10 Years!

By Marilyn Scholl 119 July - August - 2005 When I get calls and emails from people looking for information on how to start a food co-op, I’m glad I can send them to the Cooperative Grocers Information Network website (CGIN) and the How to Start a Food Co-op manual [...]