Entrepreneurs & customers

METRO Community Stars

A STAR FOR TRUE HEROES. Many METRO Cash & Carry customers invest a lot of energy in doing work in the community. METRO Cash & Carry recognised this commitment for the first time this year with the “METRO Community Stars” award: more than 50 self-employed entrepreneurs in 17 countries were awarded the honour.

To Website „METRO Community Stars“

Jubilee weeks

LOYALTY PAYS. Exactly 50 days before METRO Cash & Carry’s birthday on 27 October, the company started its anniversary campaign “50 Super Deals – the Grand Anniversary Finale”. In 24 countries, METRO Cash & Carry offered a selected product at an especially attractive price every day for seven weeks – not least to thank customers for their many years of loyalty.

METRO start-up study

BE YOUR OWN BOSS, BE HAPPY. What motivates people to set up their own business in the hotel and food service sector? What are their expectations? What are the challenges they face? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the METRO Start-Up Study, a representative survey of self-employed hoteliers and food service providers.

77%

of self-employed people in the food and service industry are (very) satisfied with their profession

87%

of new business owners say: I wanted to be independent.

70%

of self-employed people think it´s important to create new jobs

To METRO Startup Study