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Canada-based Metro Inc. saw sales grow 1.3% in the first quarter. We review its performance and the outlook for the year ahead. Key numbers Total sales increased 1.3% to $4.0bn Food same-store sales were up 1.4%, up 2.0% when accounting for the Christmas shift Internal food basket inflation of 2.0% Pharmacy same-store sales increased 3.6%, including 2.7% increase in front-store ...
Metro is selling its stake in the MissFresh meal kit business it acquired in 2017. Company being acquired by Cook it Founded in Montreal in 2015 by Marie-Eve Prevost, Bernard Prevost, and Ritter Huang, MissFresh is a Canadian meal kits company. Following the deal in 2017 MissFresh's three cofounders retained 30% of the capital and continued to take an active part in the company's management...
Metro delivered a strong performance in Q4. We review the key drivers and its plans for the year ahead. Top-line results Metro’s fourth quarter sales increased 3.3% to $3.9bn. Food same-store sales increased by 4.1%, with pharmacy same-store sales up 3.4%. Net earnings increased 15.4% to $167.4m. For the full year, sales increased 16.6% to $16.8bn. Excluding the impact of the acquisition of...

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