MONTREAL — Metro Inc. would rather fight than switch. Officials of the retailer here said they would delay until next year an announcement of banner name reductions in Ontario, saying it would focus its attention for now on battling in a highly competitive market. “We want our people to be focused on their job,” Eric LaFleche, chief operating officer, said in a conference call discussing the company's third-quarter results. Metro had earlier indicated it would reduce the number of ...

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