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We visited Metro's 'innovation' store concept in Quebec City to see how the retailer has created an elevated store experience through a focus on fresh and prepared foods, a new bakery format and local sourcing.

This guide to Canada explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

We review the five key trends set to shape the North American food retail market over the next 12 months and beyond.

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Metro is selling its stake in the MissFresh meal kit business it acquired in 2017.

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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...
We look at Metro Canada’s improved sales and profit performance in the third quarter and its plans to invest in retail technology to drive store productivity. Improving sales momentum Metro built sales momentum during the quarter, accelerating its first half progress. It saw solid gains in traffic, basket size and volumes. Sales increased by 12.8% to $5.3bn, reflecting the acquisition of dr...
We review Metro Inc.’s second quarter results and progress with the integration of drugstore chain, Jean Coutu. Solid gains in food with same-store sales up 4.3% Metro’s second quarter sales increased 27.7% to $3.7bn, reflecting the acquisition of drugstore operator, Jean Coutu. Excluding this, sales were up 4.0%. The retailer’s food same-store sales were up 4.3%, with pharmacy same-store s...

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