About METRO Group
METRO Group is one of the most important retailers in the world. Around 250,000 employees from 180 countries worldwide are working at more than 2,200 branches in 31 countries across Europe and Asia. Our powerful sales brands provide private and commercial customers with a broad range of products and services:
- METRO Cash & Carry: a leading international player in self-service wholesale trade;
- Real hypermarkets;
- Media Market and Saturn: the number one among consumer electronic stores in Europe;
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About METRO Cash & Carry International
METRO Cash & Carry is represented in 25 countries with over 750 self-service wholesale stores. With a headcount of about 110,000 employees worldwide, the wholesale company achieved sales of about € 30 billion in the financial year 2014/2015.
METRO Cash & Carry is a sales division of METRO GROUP. METRO GROUP is one of the largest and most important international retailing companies.
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About METRO China
In 1996, METRO Cash & Carry, the international leader in self-service wholesale, opened its first wholesale store in the international metropolis of Shanghai. The company was among the first to gain permission from the China Central Government to set up chain operations in all major cities in China. The company has set its foot already in 58 Chinese cities with 90 stores in operation. With a headcount of over 12,000 employees, the wholesaler is serving more than 7 million customers across the country. In the financial year 2015/2016, the sales reached around € 2.487 billion. With a strong confidence and longstanding commitment to the market, METRO Cash & Carry will continue to invest and grow in China in the coming years.
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