Real and METRO Cash & Carry Germany sign service agreement with MARKANT Handels- und Industriewaren Vermittlungs AG

MARKANT takes over settlement of Real and METRO Cash & Carry Germany Real, METRO Cash & Carry Germany and suppliers benefit by synergies and simplifications Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Real and METRO Cash & Carry Germany signed a service agreement with MARKANT Handels- und Industriewaren Vermittlungs AG. MARKANT will in future be responsible […]

METRO GROUP to adjust the goodwill resulting from companies acquired 17 years ago as part of sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real

Around €450 million impairment of goodwill from the takeover of Allkauf and Kriegbaum stores in 1998 No effect on Group guidance before special items Major investments into stores and services intended Düsseldorf, Germany, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a sustainable repositioning of the hypermarket chain Real, METRO GROUP will adjust the goodwill resulting […]

METRO GROUP achieves sales target for the entire financial year 2013/14

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 increased by 0.1% after totalling -1.3% in the previous year; sales guidance achieved Q4 2013/14: all sales lines generated higher like-for-like sales; considerable trend improvement at Media-Saturn Earnings outlook confirmed METRO GROUP’s Christmas business […]

Hypermarket chain Real announces management board changes

General Manager Jörg Kramer to become Head of HR Frank Kretzschmar joins management board as Chief Operations Officer Labour Director Andreas Schrödinger assumes new task within the METRO GROUP Contracts of CEO Didier Fleury and CMO Patrick Müller-Sarmiento extended by three years Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-10-3— /EPR Retail News/ — Hypermarket chain Real reorganises responsibilities within its management […]

METRO GROUP returns to the ranks of the world’s sustainability leaders in retailing with its inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-9-23— /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP is returning to the ranks of the world’s sustainability leaders in retailing. From today, the Düsseldorf-based company with its sales lines METRO Cash & Carry, Media-Saturn, Real and Galeria Kaufhof will be relisted on the leading international sustainability index Dow Jones Sustainability World, the rating agency RobecoSAM […]