A cashier works at one of the top three cash and carry markets of Metro AG in Sankt Augustin near Bonn in this March 18, 2013 file photo. German retailer Metro AG hopes more stable economic conditions... more 
A cashier works at one of the top three cash and carry markets of Metro AG in Sankt Augustin near Bonn in this March 18, 2013 file photo. German retailer Metro AG hopes more stable economic conditions and exchange rates will help lift profits this year, after reporting a dip in first-quarter earnings largely due to lower real-estate income and the strong euro. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/Files (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS) less 
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