Mom and Pop Back on Top?

Grocery Co-op Gives Independents a Fighting Chance

the Leeds School of Business at CU-BoulderPublished in Portfolio (magazine of Leeds School of Business at CU-Boulder)

“The food and beverage industry is going through a major transformation unlike anything in the past,” says Al Plamann (BS ’65 accounting & real estate), president and CEO of Unified Grocers. His company, a multi-billion dollar provider of products and services to independent grocers, is meeting the industry’s transformation with a very old business concept: the co-op … link to article at