Empowering hospitality for a strong restart - cooperations, petitions and other initiatives

With various restrictions and bans to contain the spread of COVID-19, independent businesses are suffering acutely from closures and revenue losses. In such tough times, METRO is fully committed to being the reliable partner of independent businesses. That’s why we take various support actions in our METRO countries, which we hope will crucially enhance the viability of the independent businesses. And of course we also welcome and support other initiatives. Have a look how exactly you can #SupportYourLocal as we #LoveOwnBusiness.

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Petitions

Do you miss your favourite restaurant, cafe or bar? Then support restaurateurs and their businesses by signing and share a petition. Gastronomy needs a clear perspective now!

Austria

"Save the Austrian gastronomy!"
www.rettetdiegastro.at

Germany

#restartGastro - "Perspective for a careful restart of gastronomy"
www.openpetition.de

Italy

#chiusimanonfermi - "Food, wine, hospitality: culture and values of Italy. Let's save them together!"
www.metro.it

Spain

#UnoPuntoSiete - "Special grants for #1.7 million HoReCa professionals due to COVID-19"
www.unopuntosiete.es


Initiatives

Austria

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

METRO Austria supports HoReCa businesses in reopening with a 220 million euro financing package - METRO Austria grants payment terms of up to three times the monthly requirements of the respective company. Furthermore, METRO offers a payment term of up to 90 days on goods purchases. Hoteliers and restaurateurs can register for the financing package at www.einerfueralle.at. The METRO team processes the requests quickly and easily so that the respective financing solution is available within a few working days.

vorfreude.kaufen - Joyful anticipation for you. Emergency aid for your favourite restaurant.
vorfreude.kaufen


Czech Republic

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

Rozvoz nebo takeaway z vaší oblíbené restaurace - Find restaurants which offer a take away service on restu.cz in cooperation with MAKRO Czech Republic
www.restu.cz


France

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

Cooperation with Groupon - Restaurants, bars & cafes can offer special deals on deliveries & pickups to groupon’s CUSTOMERS – and THEREBY extend their customer base – WITHOUT PAYING groupon’s obligatory FEE.
www.metro.fr

METRO France together with METRO subsidiary Hospitality Digital and the Berlin-based FinTech OptioPay is now offering restaurateurs and small business owners a digital solution for creating vouchers. With the help of the portal www.jaimemoncommercelocal.fr restaurants and other independent entrepreneurs can quickly and easily create digital vouchers and offer them to their customers. When registering via optiopayde.typeform.com METRO will cover the costs incurred for registration and commission until the end of May. Consumers can purchase the vouchers via the website and thus, for example, help their favourite pubs to bridge liquidity bottlenecks during the corona crisis.


Germany

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

METRO Germany is now offering restaurateurs and small business owners a digital solution for creating vouchers. With the help of the portal HilfeLokal.de, which was developed by the METRO subsidiary Hospitality Digital and the Berlin-based FinTech OptioPay within about a week, restaurants and other independent entrepreneurs can quickly and easily create digital vouchers and offer them to their customers. When registering via www.dish.co or www.metro.de, METRO will cover the costs incurred for registration and commission until the end of May. Consumers can purchase the vouchers via the website and thus, for example, help their favourite pubs to bridge liquidity bottlenecks during the corona crisis.

Cooperation with Groupon - Restaurants, bars & cafes can offer special deals on deliveries & pickups to groupon’s CUSTOMERS – and THEREBY extend their customer base – WITHOUT PAYING groupon’s obligatory FEE.
www.metro.de


Hungary

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

Ételkiszállítást kínáló éttermek - METRO Hungary promotes on its company website over 1,000 restaurants across the country who offer food delivery.
www.metro.hu


Italy

Cooperation with Groupon - Restaurants, bars & cafes can offer special deals on deliveries & pickups to groupon’s CUSTOMERS – and THEREBY extend their customer base – WITHOUT PAYING groupon’s obligatory FEE.
www.metro.it


Japan

#負けるな飲食店 - METRO has kicked off a campaign on Instagram on May 1 for the stranded gastro businesses due to covid-19 restrictions. The wholesale company, as a close partner to the hospitality operators, is motivating and mobilizing the general public to make a picture or video in their favored restaurants and share them on Instagram with the hashtag #負けるな飲食店, literally meaning “Don’t give up, Gastro!”
www.instagram.com


The Netherlands

Cooperation with Groupon - Restaurants, bars & cafes can offer special deals on deliveries & pickups to groupon’s CUSTOMERS – and THEREBY extend their customer base – WITHOUT PAYING groupon’s obligatory FEE.
www.makro.nl


Poland

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

Cooperation with Groupon - Restaurants, bars & cafes can offer special deals on deliveries & pickups to groupon’s CUSTOMERS – and THEREBY extend their customer base – WITHOUT PAYING groupon’s obligatory FEE.
makro-dla-gastronomii.pl

#restartGastro - MARKO addressed an appeal to the ministry of development and the prime minister signed up by HoReCa related organizations and restaurant owners.
mediamakro.pl

Zostań w domu - zamawiaj! - Find restaurants which offer a take away service on the MAKRO Poland website.
www.makro.pl


Portugal

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co


Spain

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

MAKRO Responde - MAKRO Spain has launched a support initiative in cooperation with the law firm Écija Abogados to provide free-of-charge legal counselling service for hospitality operators in their return to business. Through “MAKRO Responde”, hotels, restaurants and bars will be enabled to stay tuned with the latest official info and guidelines and to receive advice on legal, tax, labour procedures throughout the designated relaunch stages.
www.makro.es


Turkey

Add flexible mobility to your menu - delivery is one option to start off again with your gastro business! METRO/MAKRO customers may profit from an exclusive cooperation between the car rental company SIXT and @HD_digital: in 10 countries attractive car rental deals are available until June 30 to empower their food delivery! Rates, conditions & car categories vary by country.
dish.co

#KÜÇÜKİŞLETMEMİÇİN - METRO Turkey has launched this platform to raise public awareness about the difficult situation experienced by small businesses. Small businesses in the food and beverage industry will be able to receive product and service support worth 5,000 Turkish lira by applying through the platform. The small businesses should have an annual turnover of less than 2 million Turkish lira with at least five employees as criteria. METRO Turkey has taken the first step and launched this movement by supporting the first 500 small businesses. With the support of our business partners, stakeholders and the public, METRO Turkey aims to support a total of 5,000 small businesses within 3 months.
www.kucukisletmemicin.com


Ukraine

Restaurant & METRO - program of METRO Ukraine aims at free promotion of restaurants that offer take-away and/or delivery in 11 cities. It is connecting over 100 gastro businesses with consumers on a dedicated web page on the company’s site.
www.metro.ua


Other Initiatives


Belgium

DinnerGift - Support small business owners during the lockdown.
www.dinnergift.be


Germany

#berlinliefert - Delivery and take away service in Berlin.
www.dehoga-berlin.de

Food Inovation Camp - How Hamburg's gastronomy is reacting to the Corona crisis.
foodinnovationcamp.de

local.gastro. - Stick together when it counts.
localgastro.de

Locals for Locals - Support your favourite places.
www.locals-for-locals.de

LONG LIVE THE BLOCK - Together we keep things ticking over.
longlivetheblock.org

#PayNowEatLater - Become the savior of your favorite bar!
www.paynoweatlater.de

Save Your Locals - Sell vouchers for your local business via WhatsApp, Instagram or Facebook.
saveyourlocals.org

Stammi by Leaf - Support your favourite retailers when they need it most.
www.stammi.de

#supportyourlocal - Together we are strong.
www.supportyourlocal.online