Conad

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Conad
Native name
Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti
Supermarket chain
Industry Department store
Founded Bologna, Italy (May 13, 1962 (1962-05-13))
Headquarters Bologna, Italy
Area served
Italy, Albania, China, Kosovo, Malta, San Marino[1]
Key people
Claudio Alibrandi, President
10,7 Billion in 2012
Number of employees
32000 in 2009
Divisions 2938 in Italy and 5 other countries

Conad (Consorzio Nazionale Dettaglianti) is an Italian retail store brand which operates one of the largest supermarket chains in Italy.[2] 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)[3]

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