METRO AG is a global diversified retail and wholesale/cash and carry group.
The company operates through the following segments: METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry, Media-Saturn, Real, Galeria Kaufhof, and Real Estate.
The METRO/MAKRO Cash & Carry segment operates the wholesale division through the Metro and Makro brands.
The Media-Saturn segment offers assortment of brand products in consumer electronics retailing.
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 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 Düsseldorf, Germany.