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In the 12 weeks to August 11th supermarket sales were flat according to new market data from Kantar. We look at the factors influencing this and key retailers' performance.  

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20/08/2019
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
11/08/2019
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Sainsbury's.
30/07/2019
We visited The Clean Vic, the UK’s first no & low alcohol pub, as the retailer appeals to this growing health and lifestyle trend.
29/07/2019
As plastics reduction becomes a more important focus in fresh produce, we round-up retailers' latest activity and strategies for more sustainable packaging.
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