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Co-buying, or cooperative buying, is organizing people or companies and using the created negotiation power to lower the price or enhancing the conditions in an agreement. As in Scandinavia[1] the first recorded co-buying organization in America was formed by farmers in mid 19th century.[2]

  1. ^ Co-buying, Swedish Wikipedia on Co-buying.
  2. ^ Goodwyn, Lawrence (1978), The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America, Oxford: Oxford University Press.