Cash & Carry enters its 10th year of operations in India
Hyderabad|India|June'2012: July 2012 marks the 9th
anniversary of METRO Cash & Carry's operations in India, and the
self-service business-to-business wholesaler is all set to mark this
milestone by celebrating the deep relationships it has built with its
customers, suppliers and the community. METRO Cash & Carry India set up
its first wholesale distribution centre in Bangalore in July 2003. As it
enters its 10th year of Indian operations, the company is launching a host
of promotional offers and discounts for customers at all its eleven
wholesale centres across the country, in recognition of their support.
This July a bumper bonanza awaits customers at METRO centres besides
special in-store promotions and a whole new range of products. These
commemorative offers will be launched on June 28, 2012 and will continue
throughout July 2012.
"The last nine years have gathered us deep insights into what customers
value. It is their trust in us that has helped us reach this milestone. We
want to give them the best of our high quality assortment and customized
services at the lowest possible prices," said Mr. Rajeev Bakshi, Managing
Director of METRO Cash & Carry India.
"Our customers have helped us succeed in refining our products and
services to suit the most demanding markets. We want to thank them by
offering them a special array of food and non-food products with
unbeatable discounts, offers and rewards throughout the month of July,"
Mr. Bakshi added.
Customers can expect to save big through a variety of anniversary schemes
that the company plans to announce shortly. These schemes are aimed at
giving customers great value for their purchases and will span every
category of product, including dry and fresh food, groceries, furnishings,
office equipment, media, electronics and appliances, among other products.
Special privileges and value-added services will also be offered to
customers in appreciation of their continued loyalty and support.
METRO Cash & Carry India's unique business-to-business wholesale concept
has proven to be a successful and reliable one-stop solution for business
customers such as kiranas, small retailers, hotels, restaurants, catering
businesses, offices and institutions. The company's focus on customers has
intensified in the wake of its robust expansion, and is evident in the
large variety and niche range of products and customized value-added
services offered in the wholesale centers. Sophisticated Quality Assurance
mechanisms ensure that the products comply with the best international
quality standards. METRO has also initiated various customer-connect and
knowledge-sharing programs like Chef-o-logy, Super Trader and Bandhan for
its various professional customer segments.
METRO works closely with local producers, suppliers, co-operatives and
self-help groups to source products for each of its wholesale centres. The
company's highly successful Collection Centre initiative creates direct
linkages with farmers in order to procure fresh fruits and vegetables and
helps them to realize better value for their produce, reduce wastages, and
get training and knowledge support. With its anniversary celebrations,
METRO India re-iterates its commitment to its customers, suppliers and
employees by adding significant value to each of them.
METRO Cash & Carry is represented in 30 countries with around 700
self-service wholesale centres. With more than 100,000 employees
worldwide, the company achieved sales of about € 31 billion in 2011. METRO
Cash & Carry is a sales division of the METRO GROUP.
METRO Cash & Carry entered the Indian market in 2003. The company
currently operates eleven wholesale distribution centres including two
each in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai, and one each in New Delhi,
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