Table data in The Grocer's Top Products Survey is sourced from ACNielsen's Scantrack service, which monitors weekly sales data from a nationwide network of more than 83,000 EPoS checkout scanners. Coverage includes grocery multiples, co-ops, multiple off-licences, independents, multiple forecourts and symbols.ACNielsen's Retail Measurement service provides comprehensive information on actual purchases, market shares, distribution, pricing and promotional activities, and is the fastest and most accurate monitor of consumer sales in Europe.

ACNielsen's Scantrack service records 87p in every pound spent in UK grocery and impulse market with full scanning inputs. It is the only service currently available in the UK

that offers such a fully comprehensive read.

ACNielsen services are always dynamic and are constantly being improved to reflect what is actually happening in the marketplace.

Personal care methodology varies. Data here is taken from ACNielsen's Scantrack Health and Personal Care service, which includes sales from Boots the Chemist, Superdrug and a network of multiple and independent chemists nationwide, in addition to the 83,000 retail outlets monitored by Scantrack.

Personal care data includes oral care, razors, deodorants, shampoos & conditioners, bath and body products and suncreams. These highlights are a selection of major categories within a wider Personal Care market. A market total is not currently available for publication. For further details, please contact Danielle Tolson at ACNielsen (01865 732343).

NB All data is exclusive to The Grocer and copyright ACNielsen and should not be reproduced without express permission.