Metro Inc. operates as a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Canada. It operates supermarkets and discount stores that provide fresh and grocery products, baked goods, prepared foods, meats, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, frozen foods, bakery products, and pastries. As of September 24, 2022, the company operated a network of approximately 975 food stores under various banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Marché Richelieu, Marché Ami, Première Moisson, Les 5 Saisons, Food Basics, Adonis, and Premiere Moisson, as well as approximately 645 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy, and Food Basics Pharmacy banners. It also manufactures generic drugs; and provides online grocery shopping services. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.