Metro AG is a holding company, which engages in the retail and wholesale industry.
It operates through the following segments: Metro Cash and Carry, Real, Media-Saturn, Galeria Kaufhof, and Real Estate.
The Metro Cash and Carry segment operates the wholesale division through the Metro and Makro brands.
The Real segment involves the operation of hypermarkets and online store which offer food products, clothing, shoes, electronics, books, sound storage devices, household goods, sports, toys, and leisure products.
The Media-Saturn segment offers assortment of brand products in consumer electronics retailing.
The Galeria Kaufhof segment includes the operation of department stores in Germany and Belgium.
The Real Estate segment comprises all real estate assets and related services.
The company was founded on July 18, 1996 and is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany.