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 27 countries around the world.

The World of METRO Cash & Carry


More than 750 stores in 27 countries

More than 750 stores in 27 countries

Serving more than 21 million customers locally.

Inside METRO Cash & Carry

MAKRO Poland organizes country-wide cooking contest

28 November 2014

MAKRO Cash & Carry Poland held together with the Nationwide Society of Chefs and Confectioners the "Cook up your Success" contest in mid-November in Warsaw.

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Tags:  Cash & CarryCooking Contest

METRO cooking challenge at the "Berlin Food Week"

13 October 2014

From 7 to 12 October 2014 everything in the German capital revolved around the topic of food. In the framework of the first "Berlin Food Week", start-studded cuisine encountered street food and national dishes met international delicacies. As a partner for professional chefs, METRO Cash & Carry participated in this food event and invited all cooking enthusiasts for the next METRO cooking challenge.

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Tags:  Cooking ContestCateringCash & Carry

Press Releases

METRO GROUP divests wholesale activities in Greece

25 November 2014

METRO GROUP drives ahead with the earnings-oriented focus of its international cash & carry-activities. As communicated by the Düsseldorf-based retail group today, its Greek wholesale subsidiary MAKRO Cash & Carry is to be divested to the local retail group Sklavenitis.

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Tags:  Cash & CarryStrategy

METRO start-up study confirms: Restaurateurs have a taste for happiness

14 October 2014

Stress, worries, a lack of customers: this is what the daily life of many hoteliers and food service providers looks like according to relevant TV shows.

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Tags:  CateringCash & Carry