'Sustainable' Values Entrenched at Migros

Unlike many supermarkets around the world, Switzerland-based food retailer Migros has had one eye on sustainability many years before it became both fashionable and critical. Speaking at the IGD Global Retailing conference, Daniel Furrer, head of the marketing business unit for nonfoods at Migros which operates like a cooperative and is owned by its 2 million members said that the company's

LONDON — Unlike many supermarkets around the world, Switzerland-based food retailer Migros has had one eye on sustainability many years before it became both fashionable and critical.

Speaking at the IGD Global Retailing conference here, Daniel Furrer, head of the marketing business unit for nonfoods at Migros — which operates like a cooperative and is owned by its 2 million members — said that the company's ecological thinking began decades ago.

“As Migros does not hav

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