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Great weather helped UK supermarkets exceed 3% sales growth for the fourth consecutive period - rising 3.9% in the 12 weeks to 16 July compared with the same period in 2016, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Sales growth continued to run above annual inflation, which remained stable at 3.2%. However, the 3.9% market growth was down on the 5% in the 12 weeks to 19 June. Lidl remained the fastest-growing grocer.

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