NEW YORK — Coop Supermarkets, Italy’s largest food distributor, has taken a 40% interest in the artisan food store Eataly, set to make its U.S. debut here later this year. Eataly, 60% controlled by founder Oscar Farinetti, is a sprawling food market featuring fresh, local and prepared foods located in a former factory in Turin, Italy. According to a press release from Coop, the store is set for a December opening in New York, backed in part by an investment of around $15.5 million from Coop. ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.