A survival strategy was needed for the Department of the Northern Lakes Food Store Cooperative. The 85-person Food Store Department, one of eleven departments at the Northern Lakes Cooperative, had not been profitable for years. While not profitable, it served the needs of its co-op members by providing a shopping service and serves as an anchor in the Co-op Mall

A survival strategy was needed for the Department of the Northern Lakes Food Store Cooperative. The 85-person Food Store Department, one of eleven departments at the Northern Lakes Cooperative, had not been profitable for years. While not profitable, it served the needs of its co-op members by providing a shopping service and serves as an anchor in the Co-op Mall
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Barry C. Foltos,
Carol J. Gaumer,
Amit Shah J.
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
14 pages.
Publication Date: Apr 15, 2010. Prod #: NA0076-PDF-ENG
Food Store of Northern Lakes Cooperative HBR case solution