Founded in 1927 as the Revisionsverband der Westkaufgenossenschaften (Western Buying Cooperatives Auditing Association) along the Rhine River in Cologne, the REWE Group is now in its 90th year as one of the leading retail and tourism groups in Germany and Europe. Some 330,000 employees in 20 European countries work in our 15,000 markets and travel agencies on behalf of our customers each and every day. In 2016, we generated a total external turnover of over 54 billion euros.
Our sales lines include the REWE, REWE CENTER, REWE CITY and BILLA supermarkets and consumer stores, the discounter PENNY, as well as toom Baumarkt and B1 Discount Baumarkt DIY stores. There are also the organic supermarkets (TEMMA), innovative convenience stores (REWE To Go), the gastronomic concept "Oh Angie!” and e-commerce activities like REWE Delivery Service and Zooroyal, Weinfreunde and Kölner Weinkeller. Travel and tourism, under the umbrella of the de-DER Touristik Group, includes the tour operators ITS, Jahn Reisen and Travelix, as well as Dertour, Meier’s Weltreisen, ADAC Reisen, Kuoni, Helvetic Tours, Apollo and Exim Tours. It also includes the business travel division FCM Travel Solutions and more than 2,400 travel agencies (including DER Reisebüro, DERPART, Kuoni), the hotel brands lti, Club Calimera, Cooee, PrimaSol and Playitas Resort, and direct tour operator clevertours.com.