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For the former Aerospace Defense Command of the United States, see CONAD.
Native name Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti
Type Supermarket chain
Industry Department store
Founded Bologna, Italy (May 13, 1962 (1962-05-13))
Headquarters Bologna, Italy
Area served Italy, Europe
Key people Claudio Alibrandi, President
Operating income 10,7 Billion in 2012
Employees 32000 in 2009
Divisions 2938 in Italy and 4 other countries

Conad (Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti) is an Italian retail store brand which operates one of the largest supermarket chains in Italy.[1] Created in 1962, Conad is a cooperative system of entrepreneurs, 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)[2]

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  1. ^ Board International - Caste Study: CONAD del Tirreno
  2. ^ CONAD - Our History (Italian).