Made to trade.

METRO GROUP unites a group of strong, independent sales brands: METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry is a leading international player in self-service wholesale trade. Media Markt and Saturn are the number one among consumer electronics stores in Europe, and Real hypermarkets sell every type of everyday product under one roof.

Techstars METRO Accelerator

Techstars METRO Accelerator Demo Day 2016

After three intensive months at the Techstars METRO Accelerator - worldwide the first technology accelerator with a specific focus on the hospitality industry - the 11 participating startups had their big and all-decisive day: On 28 January, the teams presented their business ideas to the attending investors, experts and multipliers.

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The new METRO Chair of Innovation

L’Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and METRO GROUP establish the METRO Chair of Innovation

9 February 2016

METRO GROUP has signed an agreement with L’Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) to host a collaboration chair on the topic of digital innovation in HoReCa. Hotels, restaurants and caterers are a core customer group of METRO Cash & Carry, the company’s wholesale division.

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Tags:  InnovationSwitzerlandCash & Carry

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METRO GROUP convinces with transparent climate reporting

4 November 2015

With its climate reporting, METRO GROUP ranks among the leading companies in the German-speaking region. In the 2015 climate ranking prepared by the independent international non-profit organisation CDP, the retail group was now recognized as “Sector leader Consumer Staples” and as “Index Leader MDAX”.

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Tags:  Responsibility

METRO GROUP strengthens wholesale business with the acquisition of RUNGIS express

12 February 2016

With the acquisition of the leading premium foods supplier RUNGIS express, METRO GROUP is purposefully extending the delivery business of its METRO Cash & Carry wholesale operations.

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Tags:  Cash & CarryCustomerLogistic

Solid sales and resilient earnings trend in spite of macroeconomic challenges

11 February 2016

In the first quarter of financial year 2015/16, METRO GROUP made significant progress in reducing debt, thereby further improving its financial situation.

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Tags:  PerformanceQuarterly Report