retail cooperative

retail cooperative

an organization that is owned by its consumers. This form of organization provides an alternative mechanism for a firm to identify consumer wants: meetings with consumers replace market forces. In many cases not all consumers hold share capital. Nevertheless, they will receive a small annual dividend based on profits on sales. In this instance ownership is notional rather than real. See WORKERS' CO-OPERATIVE.
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5,100,000 for a ground floor and lower level retail cooperative unit comprised of approximately 8,500 square feet, located on Broadway on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York.
As the agribusiness industry continues to change with more mergers and acquisitions, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (TFC) proposed a structural change to unify its member co-ops and TFC into one, unified retail cooperative.
TuuliWatti Ltd, is the partnership enterprise amid Finnish energy company St1 and retail cooperative S-Group.
6 June 2013 a[euro]" Finnish lender S-Pankki Oy, part of retail cooperative S-Group, said today it intends to execute a merger with Tapiola Bank Ltd that would provide it with a 75% stake in the enlarged entity.
ECi RockSolid POS is built specifically for the independent hardware dealer and Ace Hardware is a retail cooperative that allows its dealers to remain independent and community based.
However, Crear urged the group to distinguish between large, complex international banks and retail cooperative financial institutions when creating new guidelines.
Its net worth now stands at a record pounds 35 million - establishing it as one of the most profitable retail cooperative societies within the UK.
PCC Natural Markets is a certified organic retail cooperative with annual sales of $115 million and an active membership of nearly 40,000 households.
They include consumer-owned co-ops such as REI (the American purveyor of outdoor clothing and supplies), and Coop Nordic, a popular retail cooperative in Scandinavia.
The Norwegian retail cooperative Coop NKL is reportedly considering buying itself out from the pan-Scandinavian Coop Norden group.
The company provides a full range of promotional support, including coupons, retail cooperative advertising, direct mailings and merchandising displays.
The Phone Co-op is based in Chipping Norton; the local retail cooperative society, Oxford, Swindon and Gloucester, is very supportive, providing registration costs and some start-up funding; and Oxfordshire Rural Broadband (ORB) is an active county-wide community enterprise, supported by both SEEDA (South East England Development Agency) and Oxfordshire County Council and set up to encourage broadband take-up--and where this is too difficult because of unrealistic trigger levels, or in exchange areas with no trigger levels, to identify and implement other solutions, (5)