The new METRO is an internationally leading specialist in wholesale and food retail. At its core, the group consists of the sales lines METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry and Real. METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry is active around the world in the self-service wholesale trade – with more than 750 wholesale stores in 25 countries. Real operates 285 hypermarkets throughout Germany, making it one of the country’s leaders in the hypermarket business.
The group further includes four delivery specialists: Classic Fine Foods, Rungis Express, Pro à Pro and Midban. These companies give METRO a worldwide presence and a strong position in the food service distribution (FSD) sector.
The portfolio of the new METRO also includes the start-up network METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars, which supports entrepreneurial teams from around the world in the development of digital solutions.
Additionally, the four service companies METRO PROPERTIES, METRO LOGISTICS, METRO SYSTEMS and METRO ADVERTISING provide overarching group-wide services in the areas real estate, logistics, information technology and advertising.