Presentations and discussion from Paul Monaghan, Head of Social Goals & Sustainability at the Co-operative Group and Amanda Long, Executive Officer - Marketing, Membership and Media, East of England Co-operative Society.
Dame Pauline told delegates at the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade - the global strategy to develop the impact of co-operative business in the global economy - and the role of consumer retailing as a key driver in making that happen.
Kristian Mills - Co-operative Group Marketing Team - tells the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the development and future plans of the Co-operative brand including the ‘Here for you for life’ creative.
Ursula Lidbetter - the Chief Executive Officer of the Lincolnshire Co-operative - tells the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the society's recent trial of the Local Multiplier 3. This tool enables organisations to measure the impact they have on a local economy by tracking where the money they receive is spent and re-spent.
Ben Reid OBE - Chief Executive of the Midcounties Co-operative and Chair of the Co-operative Retail Trading Group (CRTG) - tells the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the future for the CRTG. In particular, he looks at the role of the CRTG in the face of calls at last year's NRCC for a Europe -wide co-operative buying group.
Sticky money - evaluating the local impact of the co-operative pound provides guidance for co-operatives on using the LM3 tool to evaluate their local economic impact using the Lincolnshire Co-operative Society as a case study to illustrate the process.
Over summer 2012, Lincolnshire Co-operative used the Local Multiplier 3 (LM3) methodology to measure the local economic impact of its operations on Lincolnshire. This process was sponsored by Co-operatives UK and externally assessed by K2A.
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