Monthly Archives: July 2020

Virtual Annual Meetings Field Guide

By |2020-07-27T17:01:11+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Develop Your Leaders, Field Guides, Uncategorized|

In the wake of the pandemic, the customary way of doing many things has been upended.  For co-ops, the list of adaptations extends to how we engage with members, including our approach to the time-honored (and legally required) tradition of the annual meeting. We've prepared a field guide to help you plan for a shift to the virtual realm for your annual meeting this [...]

Amplifying Co-Op Values and Meeting Customers’ Needs with Cooperative Wines

By |2020-07-23T15:26:08+00:00July 21st, 2020|Cultivate Your Community, Uncategorized|

Outstanding wine departments offer bottles chosen to taste great. The best go beyond flavor to advance a vision, a perspective, an ethos. These innovators cater to their customers while honoring both economic realities and a deeper mission.  By their very nature, co-ops serve such multiple bottom lines, and your wine department should further our values as cooperators.  Baked into the being of every co-op [...]