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Metro Inc.

Metro Inc
Company nameMetro Inc.
Company typePublic
IndustryGrocery Stores
HeadquartersMontreal, Quebec
Area servedOntario, Quebec
Super C
Master Choice
Revenue11.34 billion CAD (2010)
Operating income585.8 million CAD (2010)
Net income391.8 million CAD (2010)
Employees65,000 (2008)
DivisionsFood Basics
Super C
Marché Richelieu
Les 5 Saisons
Marché Ami

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Metro Inc. (TSX - MRU.A) is a food retailer operating in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario. The company is based in Montreal, Canada.

Metro is the third largest grocer in Canada, after Loblaw Companies Limited and Sobeys.

There are 365 namesake locations in Ontario and Quebec. Super C

is the discount supermarket division operated in Quebec with 72 stores, averaging 4000 m2 (43055.6 sqft). These stores contribute to C$1 billion of Metro's annual sales. In Ontario, Metro has 119 discount supermarkets under the Food Basics banner, which are very similar to the Super C stores. Large Metro stores in Quebec operate under the Metro Plus name. Metro also operates 142 small groceries under the Marché Richelieu banner.

In November 2007, Metro reported a 9.3% increase in earnings for the fiscal year ending September 29, 2007, making $276.6 million in 2007 compared to $253 million in 2006.

Metro Inc. is not affiliated with Germany's METRO AG.

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