Press releases

  • EBIT before special items at €1,727 million – profit for the period significantly above the previous year’s figure
  • 1.3% rise in sales (adjusted for...
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The Local Court in Düsseldorf appointed Gwyn Burr (51), former executive manager at Sainsbury´s, as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG.

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  • METRO GROUP takes a 15% share of retail start-up Emmas Enkel
  • Real supplies Emmas Enkel stores
  • Significant acceleration of expansion in German city...
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METRO GROUP further sharpens its focus in the cash & carry sector 

  • Retailer Sklavenitis signs agreement for the acquisition of MAKRO Cash & Carry...
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  • Joint negotiations with multinational suppliers on global level
  • Combined sourcing of non-food private label products
  • Partnership brings benefits for...
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  • Sales at METRO GROUP climbed by 1.3% in financial year 2013/14 after adjustment for portfolio changes and currency effects
  • Like-for-like sales...
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  • First start-up study for hotel, restaurant and catering sector
  • More than three quarters of hoteliers and food service providers aresatisfied or very...
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  • METRO Cash & Carry exits the Danish market
  • Stores in Glostrup and Aarhus sold to Euro Cater – c. 300 jobs safeguarded
  • Closure of three other stores –...
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  • Olivier Van den Bossche new CEO of department store operations
  • Lovro Mandac new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GALERIA Kaufhof GmbH
  • Edo Beukema...
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  • General Manager Jörg Kramer to become Head of HR
  • Frank Kretzschmar joins management board as Chief Operations Officer
  • Labour Director Andreas...
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Effective 1 October 2014, Philippe Palazzi (43) will assume the position of the Chief Customer & Marketing Officer (CCMO) at METRO Cash & Carry and at...

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The Supervisory Board of METRO AG has, as expected, extended in today's meeting the contract of the Chief Executive Officer Olaf Koch with unanimous...

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METRO GROUP is returning to the ranks of the world's sustainability leaders in retailing. 

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  • Missing growth perspective
  • Potential close-down of 5 wholesale stores
  • Decision to be expected within a couple of weeks
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  • Thailand's BJC signed agreement to acquire METRO Cash & Carry Vietnam
  • Transaction value totalling €655 million ƒ
  • Positive EBIT contribution to METRO...
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