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Healthy food-to-go specialist Crussh is rolling out a range of ‘fit food’ to over 300 Sainsbury’s stores following a successful trial last year.

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Sainsbury's has reported a slight increase in grocery sales for the festive quarter, lifted by strong growth online and volume growth from price investments on key lines. Q3 headline results: 15 weeks to Jan 4th Total sales growth: -0.7% Grocery: +0.4% General merchandise: -3.9% Clothing: +4.4% LFL growth: -0.7% ex fuel (-0.9% inc. fuel) Online grocery: +7.3% Success ...
Newly released GB market data from Kantar reveals only marginal growth for the crucial Christmas quarter. Sales in the 12 weeks to December 29th grew by just 0.2%, the slowest rate over Christmas since 2015 and down from 0.5% in the 12 weeks to December 1st. This suggests that trading was particularly disappointing for the four weeks to December 29th. The weak trend is mirrored by Nielsen whic...
Sainsbury's has launched a trial of  "Pet Hubs" in 20 of its supermarkets. Launched in time for Christmas they will bring together products typically only found at specialist retailers and vet surgeries. Making Sainsbury's a destination for pet owners The trial will offer customers with cats, dogs and small animals including rabbits, birds and fish an extended range of pet food, accessories...


We compare the festive strategies and trading performances of the UK’s leading grocers and look ahead to factors influencing trading in 2020. For each major retailer that has reported (Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons, M&S, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners) we provide details of festive performance and analyse the factors that shaped their results. Trading data and results analysis from other retailers is also included.
Our predictions for the trends that will shape food-to-go in 2020
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.
We set out our market and channel predictions for Christmas 2019 and assess retailers' trading momentum as they enter the festive period. This report also includes key findings from our ShopperVista Christmas research.
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