in association with AC Nielsen Sales by trade channel (£000) 1998 1999 2000 Nov/Dec'97 Nov/Dec'98 Nov/Dec'99 Nov/Dec'00 % Ch vs 99 % Ch v 98 Total GB 7,612,472 8,044,370 8,235,845 1,622,939 1,691,455 1,898,601 1,896,921 0% 12% Mult Grocers 4,310,568 4,706,557 4920,942 954,053 1,009,659 1,195,724 1,237,678 4% 23% Mult Specs 1,456,750 1,501,443 1479,910 307,626 305,733 344,641 298,819 -13% -2% Co-Ops 421,311 429,418 445,061 87,491 97,291 91,778 96,652 5% -1% Independents 1,423,979 1,407080 1,390,068 273,778 278,784 266,461 263,778 -1% -5% Source AC Nielsen {{FEATURES }}