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dc.contributorRatchford, C. Briceeng
dc.contributorNoller, Johneng
dc.contributorMahfood, Benadetteeng
dc.contributor.authorCook, Michael L. (Michael Lee), 1943-eng
dc.date.issued1993eng
dc.description"Reviewed October 1993."eng
dc.description.abstractMore people are becoming interested in establishing cooperatives to handle groceries. The interest stems in part from the tight economic situation faced by many families. The new National Consumer Cooperative Bank has also sparked interest in the cooperative way of doing business. Cooperatives have proven to be valuable in providing supplies and markets for farmers. They have also been highly successful in providing insurance. Many cooperatives in other fields have failed, although there are examples of successful cooperatives providing groceries, housing, recreation, nursery care, automotive repair, and other goods and services. On the other hand, consumer cooperatives have been successful in Western Europe. One reason for many cooperative failures has been the unavailability of loan capital. The new National Consumer Cooperative Bank proposes to serve this needeng
dc.format.extent6 pageseng
dc.identifier.otherEC-941-1993eng
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10355/50593
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCircular (University of Missouri. Extension) ; no. 941 (1993)eng
dc.rightsArchive version. For the most recent information see extension.missouri.edu.
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectmember ; patron ; types of food cooperatives ; pre-order clubs ; buying clubs ; stores ; incorporation ; capital ; tax ; surplus ; co-op ; equity ; National Consumer Cooperative Bankeng
dc.titleConsumer co-ops : introduction to consumer food cooperatives (1993)eng
dc.typeDocumenteng


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