SALES continue to haemorrhage at the giant grocers according to latest market research figures.
Kantar Worldpanel findings for the 12 weeks to 12 October show total till roll figures for Tesco down 3.6% on the same period in the previous year. Sainsbury’s was down 3.1% and Morrisons dropped by 1.8%.
Asda was the only one of the giants showing growth. It was 1% up.
Even Aldi, with massive growth of 27.3%, saw its rate of increase slow a little. Lidl was up 18.1%. Symbols and independents were down 1.2%.