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METRO C&C UKRAINE LAUNCHES ONLINE STORE FOR HORECA

Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine LLC (Metro C&C, Kyiv) will launch an online store for the clients of HoReCa food service industry, a company’s press service said.
“We believe that personalized work with the key clients is a pledge of the successful development of our business, and therefore we are pleased to announce the first stage of our own e-commerce solution for the HoReCa clients,” a company’s press release quotes its marketing director Anton Zhorin as saying.
According to the company, the range of commodity items of the online store includes Metro trademark, as well as products of its own import. The company also plans to expand the range by the end of the year by increasing supplies of non-food products.
According to a press release, a pilot delivery will cover Kyiv and Kyiv region, and by the end of 2019 will reach Odesa, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro and Ivano-Frankivsk.
Tino Zeiske, who previously held the position of Global Director for Talent Management and Recruitment at Metro AG (headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany), has been appointed new CEO of METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine.
Olivier Langlet, who has held the post of CEO at METRO Cash and Carry Ukraine, since April 2019, has been appointed CEO of MAKRO Cash & Carry (the Czech Republic) within Metro AG, it said.
METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine was founded in 2003. It consists of 23 METRO shopping centers in the largest cities of Ukraine, namely Kyiv, Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr, Poltava, Lviv, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Kryvy Rih, Mariupol, Zaporizhia, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Odesa and Mykolaiv, and also two wholesale outlets in Ternopil and Lutsk.

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