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

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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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752 stores in 25 countries

752 stores in 25 countries

Serving more than 21 million customers locally.

Inside METRO Cash & Carry

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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METRO GROUP is member of the DSJI

METRO GROUP's Sustainability Performance reconfirmed by top ranking in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

8 September 2016

METRO GROUP has once again qualified for inclusion in the group of world sustainability leaders in retailing. The company has been listed as Industry Best on the leading international sustainability index Dow Jones Sustainability World as well as on the Europe index, as the rating agency RobecoSAM announced.

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Press Releases

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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METRO GROUP’s demerger is taking shape

5 September 2016

After the successful completion of the analysis phase, the planned demerger of METRO GROUP into two independent, strong and stock-listed retail companies is taking concrete shape.

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