What is the REWE Group?

As one of Europe’s leading trade and tourism groups, the REWE Group touches the lives of twelve million customers every day – whether they’re shopping for groceries, DIY or gardening supplies, or planning their next business trip or vacation. The REWE Group has opted for its first line of credit with a focus on sustainability.

How many REWE stores are there in Germany?

REWE – supermarket chain in Germany with 3,300 stores. BILLA – supermarket chain with over 1,000 stores in Austria and 400 stores in other European countries nahkauf – convenience store operator in Germany.

How long has REWE been around?

An interactive look at almost 100 years of REWE Group history: from its formation at the start of the 20 th century, through difficult times, to the international group we are today. From regional to global – we procure the quality products our customers want.

What is the culture like at Rewe?

Each REWE Group sales line has its own culture and spirit. Alongside our common goals, we are united by our entrepreneurial mindset and our sense of responsibility. Respect, fairness, open and collaborative relationships and a careful use of natural resources are at the forefront of what we do.

How does REWE reduce its environmental impact?

By optimizing various aspects of our packaging, we have reduced plastic use by more than 9,000 tons a year at REWE and PENNY alone. Our electricity is sustainable. In 2008, we completed the switch to 100% renewable power at our stores, travel agencies, and offices.

Who is the head of creditor relations at Rewe?

Klaus Wirbel, Head of Finance at the REWE Group, and Melanie Asghar, Head of Creditor Relations, explain the reasons behind this decision.

What is Rewe-Zentral?

The most important companies under the umbrella of the REWE Group operate under the REWE-Zentral AG and REWE-Zentralfinanz eG names. The basis of the co-operative trade group consists of a network of independent retailers. In the 2017 financial year, the REWE Group had total external sales of €57.8 billion.

When did REWE win a significant case in the European Court?

In 1979, Rewe won a significant case in the European Court of Justice, the Cassis de Dijon case . ^ Ley, Claudia; Lee, Sang Yup (2016). “Bioengineering – Use What You Know”.