. Consum

Consum is the biggest cooperative in the Spanish Mediterranean arch, operating in the commercial distribution sector through Consum and Consum Basic supermarkets and Charter franchises. It is made up of worker-members and customer-members, and as a polyvalent coop-erative these members share in the capital, the management and the profits, as its owners.

257. Consum takes a broad view

In a year when Spain turned to the Eurozone for bailout assistance, there has been one sector of the Spanish economy which is inspiring in troubled times. At Consum, one of Spain’s biggest cooperatives and one of the most significant retail cooperatives in Europe, profits rose in the past year when most of the rest […]