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As Metro continues its evolution as a company, we round up developments in Spain, France and Romania as it looks to strengthen its operations globally and in the specific countries.

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Germany-based Metro has ended its 2019/20 financial year on a positive trajectory after a challenging year that saw its major markets and customers impacted heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic. Positive Q4 sees Metro gain market share In its full year, Metro reported like-for-like sales contracted by 3.9%, which was at the upper end of its guidance range. The company said that ‘ with the excep...
As Metro Cash & Carry establishes a transition team as its chief executive prepares to step down at the end of the year and launches a new service, we round up news from the retailer. Metro establishes CEO transition team During the transition period after existing CEO, Olaf Koch, leaves, Metro has confirmed that its CFO, Christian Baier, and COO, Rafael Gasset, will jointly assume the posi...
As Metro Group expands in India and acquires a business in Portugal, we round up news from the cash and carry company. Metro acquires business in Portugal In Portugal, Metro has acquired the Aviludo Group, which it describes as the second largest food service distribution company in the country. Aviludo generated sales worth €152m in 2019 and services more than 13,500 HoReCa clients nationw...

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We identify how Metro Group plans to win over the next five years, the strategies it is putting in place to do so and where its looking to invest.

This guide to Germany explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

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