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Cooperative

Any organization owned by its members. A cooperative may be a business owned by its employees and/or customers, a residential complex owned by the people who live in it, or even a bank owned by its depositors. Certain legal requirements are incumbent upon cooperatives; for example, there is often a cap on how much of their profits may be distributed. See also: Cooperative economics.

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Cayanos bared that there are a total of 988 registered coops of which only about 652 or 66 percent are compliant.
Earlier this year, Umm Al Quwain Coop, managed by Union Coop, revealed a future project that will see multiple series of Umm Al Quwain Coop Markets.
Yard & Coop will be able to accommodate parties and walk-ins, and large groups will be catered for thanks to the restaurant's 200-cover layout and large tables.
Adding a window to the coop that faces the east can be helpful to allow early morning light to enter the coop.
The next day she hung around the coop but was unapproachable.
Globally, there are one billion people who are members of coops, which are recognized by governments and leaders as vehicles to address poverty and uplift peoples' lives.
Coop said it has entered into agreements with Bunnpris and Norgesgruppen to sell the stores concerned.
We don't just sell outdoor gear—everyone who works here is an avid outdoor enthusiast in some way,” explained Terry Lee, founder and CEO of Gear Coop.
Danish Coop is the importer in Denmark of Namibian red meat.
Essentially the cooperative credit sector will operate as a single banking group," he said adding that following the conclusion of its restructuring, the CCB will operate as a holding company with 18 associated Coop banks he said.
This was predicted in theory over a decade ago, and we now have concrete evidence from DNA data," Coop said, adding that such close kinship likely exists in other parts of the world as well.
in Auburn saw the ad and, with help from a neighbor who caught them, ended up with two new additions to his chicken coop.