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Top 10 UK Retailers: Food & Grocery

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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:

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Tesco announce that Mondelez ex SVP of finance Imran Nawaz will take over as CFO from April 2021. The current CFO Alan Stewart reports a 6.6% growth in sales in... Log in for more info >
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Kevin O'Byrne (CFO) reported like-for-like reatil sales growth of just over 7.1% in Sainsbury's latest interim financial report. This figure excludes fuel which... Log in for more info >
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Asda is under new ownership. The £6.8bn buyout by the Issa brothers of EG group and partners TDR capital was not without controversy as Deloitte resigned abrupt... Log in for more info >
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Morrisons has outperformed nearby rivals in the grocery market with like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) up 8.7%. Unfortunately, the retailer remains under pres... Log in for more info >
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Aldi have sought to diversify from their bricks and mortar only offering by instigating a partnership with Deliveroo and launching their own click-and-collect s... Log in for more info >
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The Co-op reported profit before tax rose by £7m on £0.4bn revenue growth (nine times lower than the companies reported underlying profit before tax of £63m). T... Log in for more info >
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Lidl posted a staggering 17% year-on-year change for Q3 2020. This is even more impressive with strong comparatives over the past few years as the discounters h... Log in for more info >
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M&S reported food like-for-like sales up 6.6% which is in line with the market (Q3 2020). The grocer also reported a 19% increase in operating profit. The inves... Log in for more info >
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Waitrose has weathered the pandemic with year-on-year sales growth of 8.6% in Q3 2020. The upscale retailer has come under pressure from competitors who are all... Log in for more info >
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Iceland is clearly one of the winners within the sector presenting 22% growth over the pandemic. This is more than triple the growth of the UK market and comes... Log in for more info >
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