When Don McConkey took over as managing director of the Calgary Co-op’s wine spirits and beer division it had three locations. Last week, he opened store No. 712 more words
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Calgary Co-op store sales grew by 4.7 per cent to a record $1.24 billion in fiscal 2014 as the organization continued to expand and upgrade its operations. 314 more words
The new CEO of Calgary Co-op is looking to take the locally owned retail co-operative “beyond the curry bar.”
Ken Keelor — the former Sobeys executive who took over the top job at Co-op in early November — is on the hunt for the next cutting edge improvement to follow on the heels of a major redevelopment project launched by Co-op in 2012. 608 more words
It was difficult to catch up with Ken Keelor last week, his first as the new CEO of the Calgary Co-operative Association.
It’s a big job with 24 grocery stores plus gas bars, car washes, home health centres, travel agencies and wine, spirit and beer centres. 629 more words
Last year, in an effort to convince a major Canadian grocer to move away from some of the most cruel methods of raising animals, Calgary Co-op member Clint Robertson brought forward a motion that read: “That Calgary Co-op phase out the sale of eggs and pork sourced from intensive confinement cages (sow / gestation stalls & battery cages) within the next three years, since this type of intensive confinement has been widely viewed as inhumane, and that in the interim Calgary Co-op work with suppliers to find alternatives not sourced from these types of intensive confinement cages.” 350 more words