Transformation costs

In economics, transformation costs are the outgoings for non-recurring expenses that arise in the remodelling of a product.

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  • What are transformation costs?
  • Transformation costs at METRO

In the economy, transformation costs are the outgoings that arise in the remodelling of a product. In this context, remodelling means for example when a product is manufactured from raw material. It comprises all production processes. Remodelling can be of temporal, spatial, physical and chemical nature.

Transformation costs at METRO

For METRO, transformation costs are related to the strategic orientation of the wholesale business. These outgoings result in particular from restructuring measures and the closure of individual national subsidiaries. In financial reporting, transformation costs are listed separately.

METRO lists transformation costs in its annual report.