Monthly Archives: April 2019

Cross-Merchandising Wine & Beer

By |2019-10-22T20:52:14+00:00April 26th, 2019|Improve Operations|

Everybody loves a great dinner party, especially when we take things outdoors and make it a picnic. Deliciousness needn’t be hard. Your member-owners are looking to make great food with excellent beverage pairings, so help raise basket totals while improving engagement! Become the place for wine and beer with these simple, yet effective ideas for cross merchandising: Sangria Central in Produce: Out of department [...]

Guiding the Fundamentals of Co-op Business

By |2019-09-10T19:08:38+00:00April 10th, 2019|Improve Operations|

Seward Community Co-op Minneapolis, MN Year founded: 1972 Member investment: $75 Number of members: 20,000 Number of employees: 270 Locations: Franklin and Friendship grocery stores, cafe, production kitchen, administrative offices Ray Williams is Seward Community Co-op’s operations manager and recognizes that even though the co-op has achieved a lot over the years, especially in terms of growing its operations and diversifying staff and leadership, [...]