Top 10 UK Retailers

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Top 10 UK Retailers by Sales in 2015

Position Retailer Sales (ex. VAT)
(GBP m)
Summary
1 Tesco £54,433,000 Tesco is the largest retailer in the UK and with over 3,000 outlets it can utilise its store network as effective click-and-collect destinations. The ... Padlock
2 Sainsburys £23,506,000 Sainsbury’s has managed to protect market share more so than its main competitors but remains under intense pressure from a rapidly changing market. T ... Padlock
3 Asda £23,325,000 Asda appears more focused on the long term strategy than its competitors who may need more immediate remedies. Investing heavily in lower prices and i ... Padlock
4 Morrisons £16,122,000 Despite strategic advantages in strong supply chains, Morrisons continues to endure reduced market share and the turnaround looks elusive. The disposa ... Padlock
5 John Lewis £11,018,800 Through superior quality, service and accessibility, John Lewis continues to grow its homeware division. The sophisticated online proposition, which s ... Padlock
6 Marks and Spencer £10,555,400 Marks and Spencer continues to lose market share despite its tireless efforts to reinvent its womenswear into a fashion-led, age-appropriate propositi ... Padlock
7 Kingfisher £10,441,000 The latest financial report highlighted growth of 5.6% in the UK and Ireland market for B&Q in the last financial year, exceeding expectations and con ... Padlock
8 Dixons Carphone £9,738,000 The merger of Dixons and Carphone has delivered synergies (at least £80m by FY 2016/17) which will put Dixons Carphone in a strong position in the mar ... Padlock
9 The Co-operative £9,301,000 The Co-operative has faced significant challenges in the past couple of years but the Rescue, Rebuild, Renew three stage strategy is beginning to gain ... Padlock
10 Aldi £6,894,000 Aldi has attacked the heartland of UK grocery by undercutting the Big Four with highly competitive prices and investing in more premium produce which ... Padlock

Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis


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