March was a month like no other for the grocery market, with UK consumers making more than 79 million extra shopping trips over a four-week period.
BEFORE the COVID-19 outbreak led to a boost in spending across the grocery sector, the discounters were continuing to storm ahead in the UK, according to figures from Kantar and Nielsen.
Mackie’s of Scotland sold enough bars in 2019 to stretch from Glasgow to Edinburgh and back
The latest figures from Kantar for the 12 weeks to 29 December revealed Lidl was the fastest growing bricks and mortar supermarket
Lidl and Aldi grow sales continuously while their rivals see growth stagnating
Amazon and Morrisons have expanded their same-day grocery delivery service
Are the big four on the decline?
While other retailers struggle, Lidl and Aldi continue to flourish .
Demand for low and no alcohol alternatives continues to grow .
Glasgow has been named as one of several UK cities where Amazon will roll out its same-day home delivery service for groceries .
GLASGOW has been named as one of several UK cities where Amazon will roll out its same-day home delivery service for groceries. The ultra-fast scheme...
Nervous consumers appear to be shunning the big four, leading to huge gains for the discounters
Shoppers have already started stockpiling food in the face of uncertainty
Strong sales in fresh produce helped the UK grocery market record a sales uplift for the 12 weeks to 27 January .
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Sainsbury’s/Asda’s merger proving unpopular