La Coop to expand gradually outside Quebec

MONTREAL — The recent takeover of Groupe BMR by La Coop fédérée is expected to help fuel continued expansion of BMR outside of Quebec. BMR is now a subsidiary of La Coop, managing both the BMR stores and La Coop’s own farm hardware and building supply members under the Unimat banner.

According to Gaétan Desroches, CEO of La Coop fédérée, BMR will take a long-term view toward growth, with gradual expansion in both Ontario and the Maritimes.

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