Top 10 UK Retailers: Food and Grocery sector

Retail Economics publish a monthly UK Food and Grocery sector report that provides in-depth analysis on the latest retail data and consumer trends affecting the category. The report covers retail sales growth, region and category-specific economic insight, together with market share size and rankings for the UK's top ten Food and Grocery retailers:

UK Market Share 2015/2016

Position Retailer Market Share (%) Summary
1 Tesco Padlock% Tesco’s turnaround continued to gather momentum with the retailer posting impressive trading in the three months to Christmas. Its laser-like focus on ... Padlock
2 Sainsburys Padlock% The purchase of Argos last year is proving a success for the second largest grocery retailer with the addition of Argos shops in-store supporting sale ... Padlock
3 Asda Padlock% Asda has had a difficult year and in one trading update reports its worst like-for-like performance on record. With its core focus on price, Asda has ... Padlock
4 Morrisons Padlock% Morrisons return to underlying profit and positive LFL growth in three quarters of 2016 is a stark turnaround from its poor performance in recent year ... Padlock
5 Aldi Padlock% Aldi ended the year reporting double-digit growth rates, with sales for December up 15%. It continues to build on its strong foundations with 70 new s ... Padlock
6 The Co-operative Padlock% The Co-op continues to show improvements in its convenience business as it capitalises on the move to smaller and more frequent shopping trips. Its st ... Padlock
7 M&S Padlock% The convenience arm, Simply Food, remains a key strategic priority for M&S as they plan to continue the roll-out of new stores. Their Christmas tradin ... Padlock
8 Waitrose Padlock% Store investment continues to be a key area for driving sales for the upmarket grocer whose key priority is to give consumers more reasons to visit it ... Padlock
9 Lidl Padlock% While Lidl stills remains in a strong position in the grocery industry, its growth slowed in the second half of 2016, partly reflecting its strong per ... Padlock
10 Iceland Padlock% Iceland demonstrated an improvement in sales performance over the course of 2016, ending the year strongly over the festive period. Its Food Warehouse ... Padlock

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis


UK Top 10 Retailers by Sector

Food and Grocery

Food and Grocery

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DIY and Gardening

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Electricals

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