Kantar Worldpanel findings for the 12 weeks to 12 October show total till roll figures for Tesco down 3.6% on the same period in the previous year. Sainsbury’s was down 3.1% and Morrisons dropped by 1.8%.
Asda was the only one of the giants showing growth. It was 1% up.
Even Aldi, with massive growth of 27.3%, saw its rate of increase slow a little. Lidl was up 18.1%. Symbols and independents were down 1.2%.