On July 14, Co-op Net Business Federation consisting of six consumer co-ops in the Kanto area held the 2016 Quality Assurance workshop.
News - 2016.09
In spring 2017, the first integrated store of a super market and convenience store function will be opened as a joint business venture between Miyagi Co-op and FamilyMart Co. Ltd. in the city of Shichikashuku.
Co-op Mirai hosted the International Cooperative Education (ICE) summer internship program for two young students from University of Michigan (America) from June 11 to August 10 2016 and JCCU provided 2-days training program.
The first batch of the 2016 ICA-AP Training Program for Managers of Consumer Co-ops was held from July 29 to August 7, with Miyagi Co-op and Co-op Net Business Federation providing the training grounds, the facilities and resource persons attended by 5 co-operative members in Asian countries.
From June 21 through 23, board members of the Co-op Net group, member activity leaders and some officers paid a visit to Iheya Island in Okinawa Prefecture which is the production area of 'Co-op seasoned Okinawa mozuku' for field observation and exchanges.
By the request of the prefecture, Co-op Kumamoto on July 26 launched a mobile catering service in the temporary housing complex of Oozu-machi in seven locations, once a week, with the sale of food and daily necessities.
At the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japanese consumer co-operatives promoted the “peace action 2016” with various activities including...
From March 29 to 31, JCCU and Okinawa Consumers' Co-operative Union co-organized the 33rd Okinawa old battlefield/base tour for co-op members nationwide. 225 members participated. The aim of the t...
On July 5, Osaka Palcoop held Peace March, an impressive peace relay to convey citizens displeasure about nuclear weapons.
On August 6, Co-op Hiroshima and other organizations co-hosted the "Peace Nighter 2016"at the Mazda Stadium in Hiroshima.