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

METRO Accelerator powered by techstars starts in Autumn 2016

METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars

METRO is teaming up with start-up incubator Techstars for the second edition of the world’s first accelerator for digital food and hotel industry solutions in Autumn 2016.

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751 stores in 25 countries

751 stores in 25 countries

Serving more than 21 million customers locally.


Inside METRO Cash & Carry


Good Deeds Day: Vocational trainees engage in projects for the youth organisation of the German Red Cross

21 June 2017

Those who enjoy fresh waffles are not only giving themselves a treat: across Germany, some 800 vocational trainees from METRO GROUP and the sales lines METRO Cash & Carry and Real raise funds on the annual “Good Deeds Day” in June. The money collected will be used to support projects of the youth organisation of the German Red Cross.

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Tags:  ResponsibilityCash & CarryReal


METRO EXPO 2017 in Russia kicks off

3 April 2017

Approximately 20,000 key customers in HoReCa and independent retail, as well as small and medium businesses and government representatives will gather at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center in Moscow from April 4 till 6 for the METRO EXPO 2017.

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Tags:  Cash & Carry

Press Releases

METRO GROUP and Yoma Strategic Holdings sign joint venture agreement for wholesale distribution in Myanmar

24 February 2017

METRO GROUP Wholesale & Food Specialist Company announces its joint venture partnership with the Singapore-listed Myanmar-focused Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. to develop a one stop food distribution platform in Myanmar.

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Tags:  StrategyCash & Carry

METRO Cash & Carry to further ramp up the digitisation of its organisation with Timo Salzsieder

23 December 2016

On 1 March 2017, at the latest, Timo Salzsieder will assume the position of Chief Solution Officer (CSO) & Chief Information Officer (CIO) at METRO Cash & Carry. He will report to Heiko Hutmacher, Member of the Management Board of METRO AG. In addition to further developing the IT architecture and implementing new processes, Salzsieder is to drive the digitisation of the organisation.

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Tags:  HR AnnouncementCash & CarryStrategy

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