Union Coop was established in 1982 with the aim to enahnce the social and economic conditions of members and to serve the local community in where it operates. Coop’s main activities are to establish hypermarkets and manage cooperatives within UAE. Union Coop is the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE as it operates 20 branches and four malls (Al Barsha Mall, Etihad Mall, Al Warqa City Mall & Al Barsha South Mall). Union Coop has also launched two grocery chains: Mini Coop and Coop, a new concept, thereby making it the first consumer cooperative to include a smart shopping concept in many of its branches in the MENA region. Union Coop’s outlets offer a wide range of products from food and electronics to hardware and household appliances.