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How To Convert a Business into a Worker-owned Cooperative

How To Convert a Business into a Worker-owned Cooperative
Cooperatives represent a growing segment of the economy with an estimated 30,000 enterprises and 100 million members in the U.S. alone. A great way to bring democracy into the workplace, coops can be built from scratch, but they can also be created by converting existing businesses into ... Read more

‘Buy local’ campaigns produce results

‘Buy local’ campaigns produce results
Independent businesses in communities that have “buy local” campaigns saw revenues grow by 7 percent in 2013, triple the growth rate of businesses in areas without such efforts, a new study says. The revenue growth rate for businesses in areas without “buy local” efforts was 2.3 percent, said the study by ... Read more