Metro 3Q results up on fresh sales

Metro 3Q results up on fresh sales

Metro Inc. on Wednesday said improved sales of fresh food led to a 4.3% same-store sales increase during its fiscal third quarter.

The Montreal-based retailer said overall sales climbed by 6.1% to around $2.9 billion (U.S.). Gross margin as a percent of sales increased to 19.8%, up from 18.9% in last year’s third quarter, primarily attributable to the acquisition of specialty bakery Première Moisson, and to higher sales of

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