RIL will give us scale, can negotiate better with suppliers: METRO MD & CEO

The B2B model that METRO Cash and Carry is focussed on has a lot of opportunities in the Indian market, says METRO Cash & Carry MD & CEO Arvind Mediratta

Nivedita Mookerji
METRO Cash & Carry MD & CEO Arvind Mediratta

METRO Cash & Carry MD & CEO Arvind Mediratta

In an exclusive interaction, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of METRO Cash & Carry Arvind Mediratta spoke to Nivedita Mookerji about what led to Reliance Retail acquiring the India business of German chain Metro AG in a Rs 2,800-crore deal in December, prospects and challenges in retail operations, and the consumer mood. Edited excerpts:       
What is the transition like?
We are in the middle of the transition. The deal has not been completed yet. We are waiting for regulatory approvals. The deal should conclude by the end of this financial year.

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First Published: Feb 21 2023 | 9:52 PM IST

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