BERLIN -- Tesco will move forward with plans to expand its Metro small-store format in London and other areas in the United Kingdom. The move will help Tesco's markets at a time when U.K. planning boards are making it increasingly difficult for retailers to open large stores virtually anywhere in the country. The chain, which now operates 21 of the smaller convenience-oriented supermarkets primarily in congested urban areas, will increase the number of Metro units to at least 30, and could ...
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