The concern REWE Group was founded in 1927 in Cologne (Germany) and it is among the leaders of food retailers in the EU. The concern carries out development of retail chains under the name BILLA in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in Italy by developing appropriate strategies for this, adapting them to conditions of different countries and being responsible for management, business analysis, innovation transfer and planning. Today REWE Group is represented in 16 European countries, unites 326 thousand employees, and the Group's turnover reaches about 51 billion Euro. The priority expansion goal of REWE Group is growing markets of Eastern Europe.

Type:    Cooperative
Industry:    Retailing
Founded:    1927
Headquarters:    Cologne, Germany
Key people:    Alain Caparros, CEO, Heinz-Bert Zander, Chairman
Products:    Discount Stores, Grocery Stores, Convenience stores, Cash&Carry, Hypermarkets, Home improvement and, Optical, Pharmacy, Clothing, Cosmetics and more.
Revenue:    Increase €48 billion (2011)
Employees:    323,000 (2011)