For more than sixty years, Federdistribuzione is the lead trade association for the Modern Retail industry in Italy and brings together and represents companies operating in the food and non-food sectors, through physical stores and multichannel.

Our membership delivers €74,5bn of retail sales and employs over 225,000 employees.





€ 74,5bn

Total retail sales

€ 17bn

Taxes paid to the State


The market share represented of the Modern Retail Industry


The market share represented the marketable consumption


Of open-ended contracts


The share of women


The share of under 30


Increase in investments in upskilling/reskilling

Our Mission

Federdistribuzione is committed to ensuring the Modern Retail industry thrives through transformations.

Acting at local, national and European level, we work with our members to drive positive change and use our expertise and influence to create an economic and policy environment that enables retail businesses to grow and consumers to benefit.

Positive environment

creating a positive environment for retail to growth

Value creation

contributing to the value creation to the benefit of all, working with institutions and guiding ever-changing regulations

Digital transformation

accompanying digital transformation to create a level-playing field for all economic players

Sustainable growth

promoting a sustainable growth through circular economy solutions and urban regeneration