Metcash

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Metcash Limitedupd
TypePublic
ASXMTS
Industryfood distributor, hardware retail, liquor retailing
Founded1927; 94 years ago (1927) as Davids Limited
FounderJoe David
Key people
Jeff Adams (CEO)
Productssupermarket, hardware products and liquor stores
Websitewww.metcash.com

Metcash (ASXMTS) is an Australian conglomerate company distributing and marketing groceries, fresh produce, alcoholic beverages, hardware, and other consumer goods. Notable retailers the company owns include IGA, Mitre 10 and Home Timber & Hardware.[1][2][3][4]

Automotive business[edit]

Metcash took a majority share in Automotive Brands Group for $53 million in 2012 and incorporated it into its automotive division.[5] The company then sold its automotive division to Burson Group in 2015 for $275 million.[6] The chief executive officer of the automotive division was Supercar driver Paul Dumbrell.

Company divisions[edit]

IGA Supermarkets Logo

Metcash Food & Grocery Supermarkets[edit]

Metcash Convenience[edit]

  • Campbells Wholesale
  • Campbells Cash & Carry
  • Cash & Carry WA
  • C-Store Distribution
  • Lucky 7 Convenience stores
  • IGA X-Press stores
  • Friendly Grocer

ALM - Australian Liquor Marketers[edit]

Metcash Hardware[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mickleboro, James (3 March 2019). "Metcash share price storms 4% higher following strategy and trading update". Motley Fool Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Metcash Hungers For Growth". ShareCafe. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Metcash evolves and premiumises its private label range". The Shout. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  4. ^ Hall, Kenneth (2 December 2019). "Metcash share price on watch after $237 million impairment // Motley Fool Australia". Motley Fool Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  5. ^ Urban, Rebecca (29 June 2012). "Dumbrell switches lanes with $53m deal". The Australian. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Burson buys Metcash's auto business for $275 million". Financial Review. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Woolworths Update on Home Improvement Exit - Woolworths Limited". www.woolworthslimited.com.au. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  8. ^ Greenblat, Eli (12 November 2009). "Mitre 10 unhappy over Woolworths-Danks deal". The Age. Retrieved 5 March 2021.

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