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UPDATE 1-Britain's 'Big Four" grocers all lose market share - Kantar Worldpanel
October 17, 2017 / 10:53 AM / a month ago

UPDATE 1-Britain's 'Big Four" grocers all lose market share - Kantar Worldpanel

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    LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain's "Big Four" supermarkets
all lost market share in the 12 weeks to Oct. 8 despite growing
sales as the march of the discount chains continued, Kantar
Worldpanel said on Tuesday.
    Morrisons was the best performing of the four, with
sales up 2.8 percent, Kantar said, followed by market leader
Tesco up 2.1 percent.
    Sainsbury's sales were up 1.9 percent and Asda 
 saw growth of 1.8 percent, it said.
    Discount chains Aldi and Lidl continued their strong runs,
with sales up 13.4 percent and 16.0 percent respectively.
    Inflation in the period was 3.2 percent, Kantar said.
    
        Market share and sales growth (percent)
                  12 wks to     12 wks to     pct change
                  Oct. 8 2017   Oct. 9 2016   in sales
 Tesco            27.9          28.2          2.1
 Sainsbury's      15.8          16.0          1.9
 Asda             15.4          15.6          1.8
 Morrisons        10.3          10.4          2.8
 Aldi             6.8           6.2           13.4
 Co-operative     6.2           6.5           -2.5
 Lidl             5.2           4.6           16.0
 Waitrose         5.3           5.4           2.3
 Iceland          2.1           2.1           2.6
 Ocado            1.4           1.3           8.7
                                              
 

    

 (Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Michael Holden)
  

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