Coop is a system of Italian consumers’ cooperatives which operates the largest supermarket chain in Italy. Its headquarters are located in Casalecchio di Reno, Province of Bologna.The first cooperative shop was established in Turin in 1854. As of 2010, Coop’s system operates with 115 consumers’ cooperatives of various sizes (9 large, 14 medium, and 92 small), with 1,444 shops, 56,682 employers, more than 7.429.847 members, and an annual revenue of €12.9 billion.

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Type cooperative
Industry Wholesale distribution
Founded 1967
Headquarters Casalecchio di RenoItaly,European Union
Area served ItalySan Marino
Products food and non-food
Revenue €12.898 billion (2010)
Members 7,429,847 (2010)
Employees 56,682 (2010)


(Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti
) is the second largest retail chain in Italy. Created in 1962, Conad is a cooperative system ofentrepreneurs, dealing in large-scale distribution. It is structured on three levels: entrepreneur members (owners of retail outlets), cooperatives (large shopping and distribution centers), and the national consortium (a service and market-oriented body for member companies)

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Native name Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti
Type Supermarket chain
Industry Department store
Founded BolognaItaly (May 13, 1962)
Headquarters BolognaItaly
Area served ItalyEurope
Key people Claudio Alibrandi, President
Operating income 10,7 Billion  in 2012
Employees 32000 in 2009
Divisions 2938 in Italy and 4 other countries