Coop Italia news

01 July 2016
Coop Italia has reported a turnover of EUR12.5bn for 2015, and improved profitability. Key points from the announcement Coop strengthened its convenience strategy in 2015, as Italian shoppers become less loyal to one format and continue to hunt for convenience opportunities. It said participation in Coopernic is generating significant cost savings for the business, while its private lab...
11 May 2016
We compile recent news from Italy, from results to retailer diversification and social commitment. 2015 performance from Conad and Coop Italia co-operatives Several of Coop Italia's co-operatives have revealed performance in 2015. Unicoop Firenze reported sales of EUR2.35bn and net income of EUR68.6m, which Unicoop said confirmed the success of its pricing policy. Coop Central Italia ...
04 December 2015
One of Coop Italia's co-operatives, Novacoop, has opened a concept store in Turin that brings together aspects of foodservice and retail. Store is a premium concept The 1,300 sq. m Fiorfood concept store covers two floors and includes a café, bistro and restaurant as well as more than 2,500 Coop private label products. The second floor can be used as an events space, the Spazio Lux. ...
05 October 2015
Three of Coop Italia's co-operatives have merged to create a new group called Coop Alleanza 3.0. New group to cover all of Italian market The merger combines Coop Adriatica, Coop Consumatori Nordest and Coop Estense. Between them they have 2.7m members, 419 stores and almost EUR5bn in revenue. Coop Alleanza will be led by three chief executives, one from each co-operative, who will also...
08 July 2015
As Coop Italia publishes its 2014 results and, along with buying alliance Selex, sets out its investment plans for 2015, we consider the retailers’ strategies against the backdrop of a low growth environment in the country. Coop Italia announces stable results for 2014 Coop Italia has announced its 2014 results, saying that turnover was flat at €12.42 billion, but noted that this was a posi...
09 June 2015
Coop Italia has completed its acquisition of 32 Superconti stores in central Italy. Complementary store portfolios Coop Centro Italia, one of Coop Italia's cooperatives, and Superconti released a joint statement at the end of May outlining details of the deal. Superconti operates 32 stores in central Italy and nine clothing outlets, complementing Coop Centro Italia's 49-strong store por...
25 March 2015
Unicoop Firenze, one of Coop Italia's co-operatives, has opened a new small format store in Grassina, designed to meet daily shopping needs. Aims to create personalised relationship with customers The 550 sq. m outlet is a pilot neighbourhood store with a strong focus on local sourcing, fresh foods like bakery, butcher and rotisserie, and a wine cellar. It has been designed as a sustainable...
22 January 2015
Brussels-based grocery retail alliance Coopernic has announced that it has appointed a new board, president and vice-president following the recent changes in its membership over the last two years. Coop Italia and Delhaize to provide new president and vice-president Coopernic has been through a number of changes since 2013, when four members – Colruyt, Conad, Coop Switzerland and Rewe – le...
29 September 2014
Delhaize has announced that it is joining the Coopernic buying alliance as of January 2015. Three-strong group to focus on three key areas Coop Italia is also set to join Leclerc in Coopernic this October. The partners will share expertise across: private label innovation and development commercial terms with international suppliers synergies in non-food procurement
26 June 2014
Coop Italia has reported turnover of €12,724m for 2013, with 1,200 stores. Achieved against background of great change CEO Marco Pedroni said the results confirmed the retailer's good health in a period of great change. Coop Online made its debut online in October 2013, launching a site for non-food products. It has had 3.2 million visitors, and now offers around 11,000 products. For mo...