Metro Profits Down; New CEO at Helm

Eric LaFleche, who officially took the wheel of retailer Metro Inc. last week, is making his maiden voyage through turbulent waters. The Canadian retailer last week said net income in its fiscal second quarter of $58 million (U.S.) was down 6% from the same period last year, while sales of $2.4 billion were an increase of 0.7%. Results were announced on the same day LaFleche assumed president

MONTREAL — Eric LaFleche, who officially took the wheel of retailer Metro Inc. last week, is making his maiden voyage through turbulent waters.

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