|Statement||by Florence E. Parker. October, 1922.|
|Series||Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics,, no. 313, Miscellaneous series|
|Contributions||United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.|
|LC Classifications||HD8051 .A5 no. 313|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 146 p. incl. tables.|
|Number of Pages||146|
|LC Control Number||l 23000033|
CONSUMERS’ COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN THE UNITED STATES IN INTRODUCTION. DEFINITION OF COOPERATION. The word “cooperation” has within the past few years taken on a new significance to many of the people of the United States. To-day it means more than simply “working together..” Cooperation inAuthor: Florence E. Parker. Consumers' cooperative societies in the United States in , By Florence : Florence Evelyn. Parker. By , there were 2, consumer co-ops in the United States – all but eleven were general stores – and 80% were in towns with populations of less than 2, Combined sales volume for these stores was about US$ million. Consumers Cooperative Societies () by Charles Gide, translated by Diarmid Coffey sister projects: Wikidata item. Consumers Cooperative Societies is a treatise on the advancement of consumer-owned companies, consumer cooperatives, and cooperative federalism.
A consumers' co-operative is an enterprise owned by consumers and managed democratically which aims at fulfilling the needs and aspirations of their members. They operate within the market system, independently of the state, as a form of mutual aid, oriented toward service rather than pecuniary profit. Consumers' cooperatives often take the form of retail outlets owned and operated by their. In the United States, the PCC (Puget Consumers Cooperative) Natural Markets in Seattle is the largest consumer-owned food cooperative.. The National Cooperative Grocers Association maintains a food cooperative directory. Seattle-based R.E.I., which specializes in outdoor sporting equipment, is the largest consumer cooperative in the United States. In the s, assembly line production and easy credit made it possible for ordinary Americans to purchase many new consumer goods. In our new book, The Cooperative Society: The Next Stage of Human History, Second Edition, Luc and I explore the hypothesis that humans may be on the threshold of a new historical stage, one characterized by cooperation, democracy, the equitable distribution of resources, and a sustainable relationship with nature.
By , there were 2, consumer co-ops in the United States - all but 11 were general stores - and 80% were in towns with populations of less than 2, Combined sales volume for these stores was about $ million USD. Welcome to Consumers Cooperative At Consumers Cooperative we specilize in providing quality propane and refined fuels. 2nd St, Coralville, IA Hours Monday - Friday - am - pm Mailing address: PO Tiffin, IA Phone Number: EMERGENCY. the United States, farmers began to process their milk into cheese on a cooperative basis in diverse places such as Goshen, CT, and Lake Mills, WI. Writers sometimes trace the origin of coop-eratives from the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers’ Society, an urban, consumer cooperative orga-. Nevertheless, in , the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2, cooperative stores and buying associations in the United States, mostly in small towns that served farm communities. But following the end of the First World War, from , most cooperative chains, wholesalers, and federations in the United States went bankrupt and by.