Today, on August 15, METRO Cash&Carry celebrated the 6 - the anniversary in Ukraine. The Nikolaev shopping center received guests hospitably: numerous actions competitions, sales and other "gratefulness" began with 10 o'clock in the morning.
Today, by way of exception, in "SUBWAY" let small children - electroloaders didn't work. Kids competitions and games were entertained by clowns. Near many departments there were the representatives of different trademarks representing on tasting the goods: wine, cognacs, juice, sausage, cutlets, baking, and even beer and kvass from the ARO trademark - one of producers from "SUBWAY".
At an entrance of guests celebrated a barbecue from mutton and chicken which enjoyed wide popularity and where constantly there was a turn. In pavilion, in clothes department, I passed fashion show. Participants of competition on the longest check and others could win the TV, the computer, the washing machine - these gifts with the corresponding inscription stood directly at an entrance.
Also there was an exhibition of cars where it was possible to sit in the fallen in love car, the car for the test - the drive was presented.
On August 20, 2003 first METRO Cash&shop Carry opened in Ukraine, in Kiev. In Nikolaev - on November 7, 2007.
Term "cash&carry" comes from English and means: "pay in cash and take away goods".
"Cash&carry" is a form of wholesale trade behind which the goods are on sale to intermediaries and big industrial users.
To enter into shop and to acquire goods, the buyer has to have the map of the client which is issued only business - to the buyer on the basis of official documents. Thus, shops are open only for legal entities and business owners.
Work is conducted with three main groups of clients:
- Restaurant business - hotels, restaurants and the other establishments of public catering buying food and accompanying goods.
- Dealers - small little shops, booths and the business owners buying goods for resale.
- Others business - clients - offices, service companies, public authorities and the other organizations buying goods - from detergents to office equipment - for professional use.
Typical shop "cash&carry" offers the wide range both food, and nonfoods. In Ukraine "SUBWAY" offers about 29 000 names which deliver more than 1200 partners. Continuous existence of goods in shop is caused by the computerized control system of the goods, allowing to trace a turn of production and in time to order new parties in suppliers.