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Consumer Cooperatives in Slovakia

Consumer Cooperatives: Part of our American Fabric
Consumer Federation of America

Consumer's co-operative societies,
by Charles Gide. This 1922 work is a University of Georgia Digital Library project output.
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Directory of U.S. Arts & Crafts Cooperatives.
Service Report 40. 35 pgs. Revised 1996. Mary Ann Lambert
USDA Rural Development

Economic Contribution North Dakota Cooperatives Make to the State Economy
Randal C. Coon, F. Larry Leistritz, Staff Paper No. AAE 05001, North Dakota State University, January 2005

For Those Who Want to Play Outdoors, Here's a Horn of Plenty
An article about REI in Smithsonian Magazine, October 1997.

Internationalization in Everday Life: The Role of Consumer Co-ops in Japan
by Ruth Grubel, Professor, School of Sociology and Social Work, Kwansei Gakuin University, March 2004

Measuring the Economic Impact of Cooperatives: Results from Wisconsin
Kimberly Zeuli, Greg Lawless, Steven Deller, Robert Cropp, Will Hughes, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service, RBS Research Report No. 196, August 2003

Minnesota teachers' co-op serves rural charter schools
by Katherine L. Hanson, Rural Cooperatives January/February 2001

Non-Agricultural Cooperatives in the United States: Roles, Difficulties, and Prospects
Sanjib Bhuyan; F. Larry Leistritz; David W. Cobia North Dakota State University, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, PO Box 5636, Fargo, ND 58105-5636 Agricultural Economics Report 388

Potential Role of Non-Agricultural Cooperatives in Rural Development: A Report on Focus Group Studies Conducted in Rural North Dakota Sanjib Bhuyan; Frayne E. Olson North Dakota State University, Dept. of Agricultural Economics Agricultural Economics Report 383

Reasserting the Co-operative Advantage: Report Commissioned by the Society for Co-operative Studies
by Roger Spear, Peter Davis, John Donaldson, Richard Bickle, and Alan Wilkins

REI is an environmentally correct, consumer-owned cooperative. It's also one very slick retailer
Article from November 16, 1998 issue of Forbes

Purchasing co-ops realize big savings for small operators by Jody Padgham of UWCC, The Country Today, February 28, 2001

PDF Logo What motivates members to participate in the governance of consumer co-operatives? A study of the Co-operative Group
Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons University of Sterling Research Report No. 2 January 2004

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