REWE Group
Annual Report 2019

In the 2019 business year, total external revenue of REWE Group increased by 2.5 per cent to 62.7 billion euros. More than 360,000 employees contribute to the company’s success.

TOTAL EXTERNAL REVENUE REWE GROUP

REWE Group continues its course of success

2019
62.73 BN Euros
2018
61.18 BN Euros

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REWE Group
 20192018Change 2019/2018
Total External Revenuebn €62.73 bn €61.18 bn €+2.5% (+2.5%*)
Germanybn €44.42 bn €43.64 bn €+1.8%
Abroadbn €18.30 bn €17.54 bn €+4.3% (+4.4%*)
Western Europebn €10.11 bn €9.83 bn €+2.8%
Eastern Europebn €7.28 bn €6.74 bn €+8.0% (+8.1%*)
Northern Europebn €0.68 bn €0.75 bn €-9.5%
Non-European Countriesbn €0.23 bn €0.21 bn €+9.7%
Number of Stores and Travel Agencies 15,82815,686+0.9%
Germany 10,68010,719-0.4%
Abroad 5,1484,967+3.6%
Western Europe 3,0683,041+0.9%
Eastern Europe 2,0751,920+8.1%
Northern Europe 56-16.7%
Number of Employees 363,633360,315+0.9%
Germany 260,179259,496+0.3%
Abroad 103,454100,819+2.6%
Independent Retail    
Revenuebn €16.42 bn €15.35 bn €+7.0%
Germanybn €15.97 bn €14.90 bn €+7.2%
Abroad (Western Europe)bn €0.45 bn €0.45 bn €+0.7%
Number of Stores Supplied 6,3656,227+2.2%
Germany 5,9635,820+2.5%
Abroad (Western Europe) 402407-1.2%
REWE Combine
 20192018Change 2019/2018
Combine Revenue1, 2, 3bn €55.37 bn €53.39 bn €+3.7% (+3.8%*)
External Revenue Business Segments    
Retail Germanybn €32.32 bn €31.47 bn €+2.7%
Retail Internationalbn €15.30 bn €14.25 bn €+7.4% (+7.5%*)
DIY Storesbn €2.21 bn €2.15 bn €+3.0%
Travel and Tourism4bn €6.52 bn €6.74 bn €-3.2%
Other5bn €0.59 bn €0.65 bn €-9.3%
REWE Combine Result    
EBITDAmn €4,070 mn €1,810 mn €> 100.0%
EBITAmn €909 mn €565 mn €60.9%
Annual Profitmn €507 mn €416 mn €22.0%
Investments6mn €1,752 mn €1,791 mn €-2.2%
  • In accordance with IFRS. Comparison to the previous year is only possible to a limited extent due to group restructuring and the introduction of IFRS 16 “finance leases”.
  • Excluding at-equity entities, shareholdings and independent retailers.
  • Travel and Tourism taken into account here with its revenue.
  • The reported revenue corresponds to the invoiced external revenue of Travel and Tourism at REWE Group.
  • The reported revenue comprises the external revenue of the combine headquarters and the segments EHA, Digital, and IT (until 2018 also Goods, since 2019 included in Retail Germany).
  • Payments for property and intangible assets (CapEx).
  • (*) Revenue development has been adjusted for exchange rate effects.
As of: May 2020
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