In 2020, Coop generated a stable profit of CHF 539 million on sales of CHF 30.2 billion. The Coop supermarkets in particular contributed to this result, achieving sales growth of 14.3% and gaining market share. Total retail sales increased by CHF 1.1 billion to CHF 19.1 billion.
Wholesale / Production suffered from the lockdown and posted sales of CHF 12.6 billion.
Online sales at Coop.ch increased by 45.5% to CHF 232 million.
Sales of organic products rose to over CHF 2.0 billion. Sustainability sales grew by CHF 738 million to CHF 5.4 billion, meaning that Coop remains the clear market leader.
The “Coop Group in figures” section of the Annual Report includes the key figures for the Coop Group, a report on the business year and the consolidated financial statements in accordance with the accounting and reporting recommendations of the Swiss Foundation for Accounting and Reporting (Swiss GAAP ARR).
As sustainability is an integral component of all strategies and projects at Coop, the “Coop Group in figures” section of the Annual Report also includes sustainability key figures. The “Sustainability Progress Report” of the Coop Group, which is published online annually in May, contains detailed key figures on sustainability.