MONTREAL -- Metro here said last week investment and new merchandising programs enabled it to post its 42nd consecutive quarter of growth in its operating income in the 12-week period ended March 17, with operating income rising 15.7% to $26.6 million. > For the 24-week first half, sales grew 5.2% to $1.4 billion, and earnings increased 35.4% to $35.5 million. Earnings per share rose from 51 cents to 69 cents. During the second quarter, the company and its retailers invested $32.1 ...
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