Metro Inc. (TSX: MRU) 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 4,000 m2 (43,056 sq ft). 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.