Explains the ‘buy better together’ community buying challenge run by Co-operatives UK and BIS.
Community buying is when consumers group together to buy in bulk, negotiating better deals for cheaper prices, better quality or greater convenience. This challenge aimed to:
- inspire new community buying models
- stimulate enterprise
- promote shared learning
£60,000 funded training and mentoring for the best projects, including £15,000 for the overall winner.