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Top 10 UK Retailers: Food & 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 Top 10 Food & Grocery Retailers by Market Share in 2018/19

Tesco’s UK and ROI sales rose 1.3% to £11.17bn in the 13 weeks to 25 May, with like-for-likes up 0.8%, boosted by a 12.4% increase in total Booker sales to £1.5... Subscribe for more info >
Sainsbury’s like-for-like sales dropped 1.6% in the 16 weeks to 29 June against a “tough market”. Despite cutting prices on more than 1,000 everyday food and gr... Subscribe for more info >
Asda’s transformational plan for a merger with Sainsbury's received a nail in the coffin when the Competition and Markets Authority rejected the deal at the end... Subscribe for more info >
Morrisons like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) rose by 2.3% over the 13 weeks to 5 May, with a 2.1% growth across the wholesale division. Total sales were up by... Subscribe for more info >
Aldi is extending its Local store fascia trial in London, following the opening of its first small format shop in Balham earlier this year. The grocer continues... Subscribe for more info >
The Co-op is supplying its own-brand food-to-go products for Superdrug in a trial during the summer. This includes offering Co-op sandwiches, salads and fruit a... Subscribe for more info >
Marks & Spencer’s UK sales dipped 1.8% to £9,440.7m in in the year to March 2019, on the back of a 0.6% drop in food sales to £5,903.4m, despite the addition of... Subscribe for more info >
Waitrose & Partners announced in July that is it set to close seven branches as it focuses on profitability, affecting 677 employees. Meanwhile, the grocer is i... Subscribe for more info >
Lidl is investing £500m to turbocharge its presence across London. This includes openings 40 stores in the Capital over the next five years, as well as opening... Subscribe for more info >
In a bid to bolster its sustainability credentials, Iceland became the first major supermarket to entirely remove plastic bags from one of its stores in London.... Subscribe for more info >

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Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

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