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 28 countries around the world.


More than 750 stores in 28 countries

More than 750 stores in 28 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