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Asda’s sales growth picked up pace slightly over the past three months, up 1.3% year-on-year. The figures, covering the period from 1 July to 30 September, mark an improvement on the 0.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the second quarter. The performance was described as “solid” by the supermarket’s US parent, Walmart.
Sales have continued to fall at newspaper and magazine wholesaler Menzies Distribution. In a trading update for the four months to 31 October, released this morning, Menzies said its underlying revenues had fallen 4%.
Food sales comfortably outperformed the rest of UK retail over the past three months, figures from the British Retail Consortium show. On a like-for-like basis, food sales between August and October were up by 1.8% over the equivalent term last year – and up 4.9% overall.
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