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4 reasons co-ops do better in a crisis

Co-operative businesses aren’t exempt from economic downturns. But research does show co-ops perform better in a crisis. They also tend to be more resilient and last longer than other SMBs.

Why? Co-ops, like larger corporations, have a structure that can make them more stable. At the core of this structure is a major advantage: that a co-op is owned by its members. 

Here are four reasons this structure means co-operative businesses do better in a crisis

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