In 2013, Coop Israel and the Communitarian Cooperatives (Moshavim – Residential Collectives that organize the life of their resident-members according to the cooperative ethos) signed a ground-breaking framework agreement on retail services in the Periphery. By providing quality consumer goods at affordable prices, this agreement empowers small businesses outside urban areas with the buying force […]
|Coop Name: Coop Israel||N° of Employees: 1300|
|City: Jerusalem||N° of Members: 15000|
|Country: Israel||Year of formation: 1939|
COOP Israel is the leading consumer cooperative in Israel, operating the third largest food chain in the country. The cooperative was founded in Jerusalem in 1939. In 1942, COOP began operating neighborhood grocery stores, forming the historic basis of the chain. It has since expanded its activities over the years, absorbing various smaller brands and consolidating its position as a leading retail group nationwide. COOP Israel has 15,000 active members and 1,300 employees all over the country. As of today, COOP Israel operates over 210 points of sale through 3 cross-country sub-chains:
- COOP Shop– A Chain of 42 neighborhood grocery stores.
- COOP Shop in the Village– Over 160 groceries and stores in rural areas (constantly expanding).
- COOP Shop Extra– 7 discount grocery stores located at the outskirts of the cities.