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Updating Trends in General Manager Compensation

By Carolee Colter March-April 2017 View data by downloading attached PDF. Data from 104 co-ops with annual sales ranging from $1M to $74M In 2006 and 2011, this magazine published studies on general manager (GM) compensation. Continuing that tradition, here’s a look at the state of management compensation in food [...]

Promoting “Local” Starts with Cultivating Relationships

By now it’s become all-too-familiar.  National chains and conventional grocery competitors tout their local food selection to gain market share.  Instead of actually sustaining relationships with local producers, a lot of these operations are creating a “local” mirage promoted by slick signage and the strategic placement in their stores of [...]

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Operational Improvement and You

By Mel Braverman 104 January - February - 2003 Once I asked a general manager, whose store had many operational and financial problems, how she decided her work priorities on a daily basis and for the longer term. She responded "I don't have to decide. I come to work and [...]