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co-operative

noun An organisation whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials.
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The Co-operative customers can take advantage of the UK's most widely available phone recycling scheme, which has already raised over pounds 270,000 for Oxfam.
Co-operatives are run by members for members, without shareholders, and the number of memberships across the UK now totals a record 15 million - a 15% rise since 2010.
he breadth of coverage by the author sometimes leads the narrative to break down into a series of short sections listing the histories of notable co-operatives and communes.
It was launched to coincide with the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives 2012.
Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat The Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat provides an essential link between the government and the co-operative sector.
The official UK launch of the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives took place on 12 January, with co-ops across the U K and around the world coming together to start the year in style.
As more and more people rediscover the benefits of self-help and mutual ownership, the co-operative alternative will, without doubt, play an increasing part in fostering future enterprise - contributing to the rebuilding of a more balanced and stable UK economy.
This season is the twelfth consecutive season of The Co-operative Insurance's sponsorship of the Scottish League Cup.
Led by their values and principles, The Co-operative work with members to ensure when the benefits are passed around it's good for everyone.
Co-operative members receive a payment twice a year based on the points they earn when they trade at any of the Group's businesses, including The Co-operative food, travel, pharmacy and Funeralcare outlets, as well as The Co-operative Bank, Smile and The Co-operative Insurance.

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