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Autumn chill puts Sunday lunch back on the menu

Shoppers have returned to seasonal favourites as supermarket spending cools off, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. The consumer panel researcher said that for the 12 weeks to October 7, overall sales grew 3.2% compared with the year-ago period. It noted: ‘Though this is a slight slowdown from …

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One million new customers drive record sales for Aldi

Aldi has announced record results for its last financial year. Sales in the UK and Ireland rose 16.4% to £10.2 billion in the year to December 31 2017 – a higher growth rate than the previous year (13.5%). The supermarket chain gained more market share than any other last year, …

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World Cup effect set to boost shopping trips

England’s success in reaching the World Cup quarter finals this weekend could generate £860 million of grocery sales today (Friday July 6) and tomorrow, which represents a 5% uplift on usual figures, according to data from Kantar Worldpanel. Matt Botham, strategic insight director at Kantar Worldpanel, commented: “We’re looking at …

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Lidl becomes the UK’s seventh largest supermarket

Discount supermarket chain Lidl has increased its market share to become the UK’s seventh largest grocer. According to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks to 13 August 13, the retailer lifted its sales by 18.9% in the period, raising its share to a new record high …

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