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.

The World of METRO Cash & Carry

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 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

Refugee aid fund

METRO GROUP sets up a one million euro fund for refugee aid

26 October 2015

The Düsseldorf-based METRO GROUP is setting up a one million euro fund for refugee aid. Employees from the group’s retail countries can apply for money from this fund to support local projects aimed at aiding refugees.

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Tags:  ResponsibilitySponsoringCash & Carry

Press Releases

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

METRO GROUP completes sale of METRO Cash & Carry Vietnam to TCC

7 January 2016

METRO GROUP has closed the transaction of the sale of its Cash & Carry wholesale business in Vietnam to Thailand-based TCC. TCC Land International Pte. Ltd. has thereby acquired METRO GROUP's complete wholesale operations in Vietnam including all 19 wholesale stores and the related real estate portfolio for an enterprise value of €655 million.

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Tags:  StrategyInternationalisationCash & Carry