MONTREAL -- Metro here last week said its merchandising strategies drove same-store sales gains in the company's food-retailing division of 3.6% and 3.3% in the second quarter and first half, respectively.
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Labor disputes at some corporate stores reduced second-quarter and first-half sales by $11.3 million and $27.5 million, respectively.
Excluding the labor conflict and the impact of $8.1 million in additi