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103 METRO stores in Germany. 14,000 experts for the food and non-food sectors. More than 50 years of experience.
This is METRO Germany. The success story of Germany's leading wholesale company began in 1964. With the opening of the first METRO wholesale store in Mülheim an der Ruhr, a concept that was revolutionary in its time was established: Cash & Carry means that customers put together their own goods in the hypermarket and pay cash can take directly.
Today, the company is active in many distribution channels, from brick-and-mortar stores to supplies. In all areas of sales at METRO is especially for the needs of commercial customers. With this, the wholesale professional aspires to offer its customers a shopping experience that is individual, convenient and fast. That's why around four million customers rely on METRO Germany.
With approximately 2,100 full-time employees, including more than 100 apprentices, METRO Cash & Carry operates twelve wholesale stores in Austria with a total sales area of around 140,000 square meters.
A wide range of products is an important aspect for METRO - in this country we list around 48,000 items from the food and non-food sector. More than 500,000 customers have been relying on the company's product range and services for over 45 years, which is internationally active as the world leader in self-service wholesale. Worldwide, METRO is represented at more than 1,000 locations in 35 countries with around 150,000 employees.
The headquarters of the Austrian headquarters and the management is located in Vienna-Vösendorf, where not only the first METRO wholesale market in Austria was opened in 1971, but also the first one outside Germany.