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The GB market grew 12.5% in the 12 weeks to 21 February, according to the latest results from Kantar. This period included Christmas and the reintroduction of lockdown restrictions, which drove growth.

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The GB market grew 12.2% in the 12 weeks to 24 January, according to latest results from Kantar. As restrictions once again increased, the online and convenience channels continued to benefit the most from changes in shopping habits. Increased restrictions drive up spend A combination of the festive season and the reintroduction of lockdown restrictions drove growth. With dining out no long...
In the 12 weeks to 27 December 2020 the grocery market grew +11.4%, the fastest rate since August 2020, according to Kantar. Growth was driven by Christmas spending and changing shopping habits due to increased restrictions. Here we look at the results in more detail, including an overview of performance in the online and discount channels. Record four weeks of sales With the closure of ...
The UK government has introduced new rules for Christmas, with tighter restrictions in some areas of the country. We explore these, and the implications for the grocery sector. What has changed? A new tier has been introduced for London and much of the south-east The whole of Wales has entered another lockdown Scotland will enter a new lockdown from 26 December Where are the n...

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02/03/2021
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.
18/02/2021
We look back at the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers over the festive period, analyse trading and channel strategies, and explore how shopper behaviour changed.
10/02/2021
Waitrose is deploying a new mobile app that will help the retailer assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing of its farm animals.
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