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Analysis: Watch out, Metcash is bouncing back

There was no doubt a lot more Christmas cheer at Metcash in 2020 than there was the year before, with a rebound in fortunes for the first half of the 2021 financial year. Metcash joined the financial bonanza of its chain competitors Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and Costco, as most non-food retailers were forced into store lockdowns to curb the spread of Covid-19 transmission. However, the Metcash results for the half-year to October 31 were arguably more significant, given the pre-coronavirus challen