About METRO Cash & Carry
METRO Cash & Carry is represented in 25 countries with over 750 self-service wholesale stores. With a headcount of more than 100,000 employees worldwide, the wholesale company achieved sales of around €29 billion in financial year 2015/16. METRO Cash & Carry is part of the METRO AG Wholesale & Food Specialist Company. The METRO AG Wholesale & Food Specialist Company (W&FS Co.) is an internationally leading specialist in wholesale and food retail. With its sales lines METRO Cash & Carry and Real as well as its other associated companies, METRO AG W&FS Co. operates in 35 countries and employs more than 140,000 people around the world. In 2015/16, METRO AG W&FS Co. achieved sales of around €37 billion. The company provides custom solutions to meet the regional and international needs of its wholesale and retail customers.
METRO Cash & Carry commenced operations in India in 2003 with the opening of its first wholesale distribution centre in India at Yeshwantpur, Bangalore. In India, METRO Cash & Carry currently has twenty-three operational wholesale centres – six in Bangalore, three in Hyderabad, two each in Mumbai and Delhi, and one each in Kolkata, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Zirakpur, Amritsar, Lucknow, Vijayawada, Indore, Jaipur and Surat.