Metro Cash & Carry Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Keppel Land reveals first Indian investment

Keppel Land, the property subsidiary of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corporation, is in a partnership to develop its first commercial property in India.

Metro Cash and Carry India plans smaller stores

Metro Cash and Carry India is turning to smaller stores to speed up its network rollout as it tries to reach profitability.

Foreign retailers in Vietnam face tax probe

Foreign retailers in Vietnam will be audited for corporate tax, VAT, personal income tax and foreign contractor tax.

Metro China changes tack

Property costs and a changing market have forced Metro China to reappraise its approach.

Groupe Casino set to sell Big C Thailand

French supermarket company Groupe Casino has been approached to offload its profitable Big C operation in Thailand.

Metro opens 80th China store

Metro Cash & Carry set a new milestone in China this week, opening its 80th store in China. The new outlet, in Weifang, Shandong Province, is also the retailer’s first to feature carbon dioxide refrigeration technology, part of a commitment to sustainability. Covering a sales area of over 5400 sqm, the store offers more than 18,100 SKUs. “The opening of Weifang store marks a major milestone in Metro’s commitment to the China market. We’re aiming to be a champion for independent bu…


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