Metro Sales Down Amid Canadian Competition

MONTREAL — Citing increased competition, Metro Inc. here said sales for its fiscal fourth quarter fell about 1.1% compared with the year-ago period, when adjusted for an extra week in 2012.

Sales of $2.48 billion (U.S.) were down about 8.8% from actual year-ago results, including the extra week. Same-store sales fell 1.8%.

“Sales in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 were impacted by intense competition, especially in Ontario, resulting from an inc

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