Photo Release METRO RETAIL CHAIN GEARS UP FOR AGGRESSIVE EXPANSION GROWTH

METRO RETAIL CHAIN GEARS UP FOR AGGRESSIVE EXPANSION GROWTH. The METRO Retail Group recently announced its plans to more than double its store network in three years. From its current 42 stores, the METRO retail chain embarks on an aggressive expansion plan of becoming 100 stores nationwide by 2017. METRO boasts of multi-store formats: METRO Department Stores, METRO Supermarkets, Super METRO Hypermarkets and METRO Fresh ‘n Easy neighborhood stores. Celebrating this milestone with over 600 retail suppliers and partners at the METRO Valued Partners Night are (from left): METRO Retail Group board of directors Jack Gaisano and Margaret Gaisano Ang, METRO chairman and CEO Frank Gaisano, METRO president and COO Eduardo Ponce, and VICSAL Holdings chairman Edward Gaisano.