For the independent. And the versatile.

At METRO Cash & Carry, we take our inspiration from the entrepreneurial spirit and the limitless energy of independent businesspeople. From the very beginning, the stores of METRO and MAKRO Cash & Carry have focused on creating a tight bond between their local staff and the most important aspect of their business operations: our 21 million customers in 25 countries around the world.

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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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750 stores in 25 countries

750 stores in 25 countries

Serving more than 21 million customers locally.

Inside METRO Cash & Carry

The METRO Accelerator is a mentorship programme for hospitality and food tech startups.

Media-Saturn SPACELAB and METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars go on tour

12 May 2016

With the “Media-Saturn & METRO Accelerator Roadshow powered by Pirate Summit”, Media-Saturn and METRO will go on tour in search of the most promising start-ups for the tech-accelerator SPACELAB and the METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars.

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Tags:  InnovationCash & CarryMedia-Saturn

Bocuse d'Or Europe 2016 - Main Sponsor

METRO Cash & Carry supports the "Oscar" of star chefs

10 May 2016

The Continental final of the world's most prestigious culinary contest Bocuse d'Or starts today in Budapest, Hungary. The 20 best chefs across Europe will compete for a place at Bocuse d'Or World Finale in Lyon in January 2017.

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Tags:  Cash & CarryCooking ContestSponsoring

Press Releases

METRO GROUP acquires a stake in orderbird, a leading iPad-based POS system for restaurants

11 May 2016

METRO GROUP acquires a stake in the Berlin-based start-up orderbird, the leading iPad based point of sale system for restaurants in the DACH region. With this move, METRO GROUP underscores its commitment to digitalisation in the hospitality sector.

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Tags:  StrategyInnovationCash & Carry

Thomas Storck takes over role of Chairman of the Management Board of METRO Cash & Carry Germany

18 April 2016

METRO Cash & Carry Germany today announces a change in its leadership structure: Thomas Storck, current Chief Solution Officer (CSO & CIO) and member of the Operating Board of the METRO Cash & Carry Holding (MCC), will become with immediate effect Chairman of the Management Board of METRO Cash & Carry Germany.

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