The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 4 November 2018, show shoppers have made an additional 14 million trips to Aldi and Lidl compared with last year. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail
When it comes to choosing a supermarket, shoppers are being driven by convenience and quality rather than cost, research by retail consultancy Newton has found.
Sainsbury’s proposed tie-up with Asda to create a leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing group with 2,800 stores and combined revenues of £51bn, will provide the scale to fend off the threat posed by Amazon in the UK supermarket sector,
Retail consultancy Newton’s recent survey reveals that UK consumers are particularly enthusiastic about shopping for their groceries in the discount supermarkets. The research, which surveyed 2,000 UK consumers, found that Brits have a passion for both purchasing and talking about
Big supermarkets need to move away from promoting confectionary items to boost demand and instead position themselves as ‘responsible retailers’, according to Heiner Evanschitzky, Professor of Marketing at Aston Business School. The recommendation follows the publication of research by Which?
The arrival of Amazon Fresh in the UK, and more recently Prime Now in Paris, is set to shake up a highly competitive European grocery market. In this transcript from Profitero’s Podcast Series, Keith Anderson speaks to Andrew Pearl, Profitero's
The UK food and grocery market is forecast to grow by 10% between now and 2021, giving it a value of £197bn, according to the latest forecasts from IGD. IGD is predicting a stabilisation of sales at larger stores over the
Major drivers of change are re-shaping the global grocery sector, warns Intelligence Node’s Sanjeev Sularia – and you’ll need to use retail analytics to gain a deeper understanding of shopping patterns to survive
Sainsbury’s plans to expand its Netto alliance is the best strategy for fighting the discount threat, according to leading retail analysts. Commenting on the retailer’s results for the three months to 9 January 2016 - Sainsbury’s posted a 0.4% fall in
Shoppers pocket the change over Christmas as one million more head to the discounters, Kantar Worldpanel reports
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 3 January 2016, showed no Christmas uplift for the British grocery market as sales fell by 0.2% on last year thanks to continuing price deflation.
Aldi and Lidl bag 10% share of the British grocery market for the first time, Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 8 November 2015, show the combined share of discount retailers Aldi and Lidl has reached 10% of the British grocery market for the first time. Fraser
Almost 50% of UK households buying groceries are now visiting Aldi or Lidl every month, helping the discounters to continue gaining market share at the expense of the major supermarkets – according to the latest data from global information and
The UK food and grocery market will grow by 13% between now and 2020 and will be worth £200.6bn, according to the latest forecasts by IGD. Online, discounters and convenience will remain the engines of growth: Online sales, the fastest
Morrisons reports 2.9% like-for-like sales fall, as discounters and premium players take market share
Morrisons has reported a 2.9% fall in like-for-like sales for the three months to 3 May 2015, as discount retailers and premium players continue to take share from the UK’s fourth largest supermarket. Himanshu Pal, director retail Insights, Kantar Retail said Morrisons’
Discounters Aldi and Lidl now account for more than 10% of sales at the UK’s leading supermarkets, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. During the twelve weeks ending 31 January 2015, Aldi’s sales grew
Paul Hinds, senior vice president of retail at IRI, considers whether consumers will be loyal to discounters in the age of repertoire shopping It has become the norm to shop at Lidl and other discounters but all fashions do come to
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 7 December 2014, show that despite falling prices, the grocery market has returned to marginal growth of 0.1%, after last period’s historic first ever recorded decline.
Discount supermarkets are set to win the battle for this year’s Christmas dinner table as Brits shun the mainstream high street brands and head to their cheaper rivals for their festive food, says Barclaycard. Data from the UK’s leading payments
Food and grocery companies should be pushing shopper satisfaction deeper into the heart of the boardroom, according to the IGD. Speaking at the IGD’s 2014 Convention, IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch, said: “We’ve seen remarkable growth for the UK economy this
Suppliers need to use insights from success of Aldi, Lidl and Poundland to boost retail prospects, says Bridgethorne
A report that discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl could be on track for combined sales in excess of the UK’s fourth-biggest multiple – Morrison’s – together with news that Poundland has posted double-digit rises in full-year sales and profits, boosted by the
Supermarket sales growths fall for sixth time in seven months, as influence of discounters rises, Nielsen reports
Year-on-year sales growths at the UK’s leading supermarkets declined for the sixth four-week period out of the last seven – and third consecutively – according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. During the four weeks
The UK grocery market is set to be worth £203bn by 2019 increasing by 16% from its current value of £175bn, according to the latest forecasts released today (Monday) by IGD. Discounters, online and convenience will account for over 40%
One fifth of high street shops affected by administration in last five years remain vacant, Deloitte shows
Just 20% of high street shops affected by 27 high profile administrations since 2009 are still vacant, according to new research from Deloitte, the business advisory firm. Using Local Data Company (LDC) data on nearly 5,900 shops, Deloitte’s analysis shows
The rise of the so-called budget supermarkets, particularly Aldi and Lidl, has disrupted the supermarket ecosystem and more than ever highlighted the importance of understanding the changing shopping behaviour and habits of the British public. With an explosion of choice
Research reveals a hardened nation of price conscious bargain hunters, Shoppercentric research shows
Middle ground supermarkets need to watch out from the threat posed by the discounters, according to new research into UK shopping habits by Shoppercentric, an independent shopper research agency. Its report, entitled: “Window On…The Rise of the Discounters” surveyed more