Metro Q2 results
Compared to Q2 2010, Metro International improved results in the second quarter of 2011 with a net profit of €2.8 million (€485,000 in 2010).
Metro already sees Metro France as a discontinued operation, pending the sale to TF1. Metro France reported a loss in Q2.
Good performers in the last quarter were Sweden, Canada, Mexico. St.Petersburg and SubTV (Chile). Sales in Denmark and the Netherlands declined.
The Metro Global Sales department secured a European Union anti-smoking partnership targeting 24-35 year olds that will run in 2011 in 16 EU member states.