MONTREAL - Cost synergies related to the integration of A&P Canada by Metro here are running ahead of schedule, Metro executives said last week. The retailer realized $8 million (U.S.) in synergies during its fiscal second quarter, and is on target to realize $35 million during the fiscal year, up from previous forecasts of $26 million, Eric Richer La Fleche, Metro's executive vice president and chief operating officer, told analysts in a conference call last week. The majority of the ...

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