Metcash Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 26 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 & Grocery

Marketing and distribution activities in relation to the distribution of grocery and tobacco supplies to approximately 1,000 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, Supa IGA, IGA Express, Friendly Grocer and Lucky 7 convenience stores.

Distribution is undertaken through the group's seven major and nineteen small distribution centres which deliver over 21,000 units of dry, chilled and frozen groceries. The company also has two wholesale distribution businesses that service convenience stores; Campbells Wholesale and C-Store Distribution.

  • Australian Liquor Marketers

Liquor Distribution activities relate to the distribution of liquor products to approximately 12,000 retail outlets, hotels restaurants and other licensed premises. 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 Cellarbrations, Bottle-O, IGS Liquor, Duncans, Thirsty Camel, Big Bargain and Porter's outlets.

  • Mitre 10 (Hardware) 

Metcash owns hardware wholesaler Mitre 10. The Mitre 10 home improvement and hardware wholesale business includes servicing for approximately 740 bannered stores, and also supplies around 500 non-branded independent hardware stores. 

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