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

METRO Christmas campaign surprises restaurant owner

METRO Christmas campaign surprises restaurant owner

19 December 2016

With the slogan "Christmas Takeover," METRO is launching an international online Christmas spot and giving a restaurant owner in San Sebastian an extraordinary, work-free evening during this special season.

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METRO AG was awarded an certificate from the German Energy Agency DENA.

Network "Handel im Wandel" (retail in transition) awarded by Federal Minister Hendricks

20 September 2016

The network “Handel im Wandel” (retail in transition) initiated by METRO AG was awarded today with an accreditation certificate from the German Energy Agency DENA.

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Press Releases

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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METRO Accelerator: ten new start-ups develop the restaurant of the future

12 September 2016

The METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars is kicking off its second round with ten new start-ups. The international teams from seven cities and five countries will participate in a three-month, intensive programme at the offices of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center in Berlin where they will receive active coaching from around 100 mentors from the founders, investor and hospitality scene and up to €120,000 of start capital each.

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