Sainsbury s has posted like-for-like sales growth of 1.9% for the past six months, excluding fuel. Total sales at the supermarket were up 7.6% to 12.8bn, or by 4.3% excluding fuel, in the 28 weeks to 1 October. Underlying pre-tax profits rose 6.6% to 354m.
The supermarkets rival claims over price are cancelling each other out, new data from Kantar Worldpanel suggests. With year-on-year growth of 5.1% for the period, compared to a rate across the industry as a whole of 4.6%, Asda outperformed the market for the first time since the start of ...
The supermarkets are falling over each other to convince shoppers they offer the best value for money and the lowest prices, but exclusive research for The Grocer reveals their claims are largely falling on deaf ears.
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