Rochdale principles

plural noun

Roch·​dale principles
ˈrächˌdāl-
: a system of cooperative marketing in which no credit is given and all profits are distributed among the customers

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Etymology

from Rochdale, city in northwest England where such cooperative marketing was begun in 1844

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“Rochdale principles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rochdale%20principles. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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