Metcash Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 27 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Grocery, Liquor and Tobacco Product Wholesaling in Australia industry.

In 2018 the company generated total revenue of $14,562,900,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2018 Metcash Limited had 6378 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Metcash Limited is Mr Jeff Adams whose official title is Group Chief Executive Officer. The Chairman of Metcash Limited is Mr Robert Murray whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

The consolidated entity divides its operations into three main segments:

  • Food and Grocery

Marketing and distribution activities in relation to the distribution of grocery and tobacco supplies to over 1,600 IGA branded and non-branded independent retail outlets, hospitality outlets, and convenience stores.

The segment's core business, IGA Distribution, supplies general merchandise and grocery goods to independent grocery stores throughout Australia. The segment's retail channels include IGA Supermarkets, Foodland, Friendly Grocer and Lucky 7 and Eziway convenience stores.

The company also has two wholesale distribution businesses that service convenience stores; Campbells Wholesale and C-Store Distribution.

  • Liquor

Liquor Distribution activities relate to the distribution of liquor products to over 12,000 retail outlets, hotels, restaurants and other licensed premises through the Australian Liquor Marketers division. The Company has 15 distribution centres located throughout Australia and in New Zealand under its subsidiary Tasman Liquor Company. Through the Independent Brands Australia subsidiary, the company operates over 2,700 stores across Cellarbrations, The Bottle-O, IGA Liquor, Duncans, Thirsty Camel, Big Bargain and Porters brands.

  • Hardware

Metcash's Independent Hardware Group (IHG) includes Mitre 10, Home Timber & Hardware as well as Hardings, Thrifty-Link Hardware and True Value Hardware brands. The home improvement and hardware wholesaler has a national footprint of approximately 1,200 stores (large warehouses, small convenience operations, trade centres and frame and trusts sites)

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