Grocery enjoys biggest sales jump in 26 years

  • The latest Kantar grocery figures have revealed that supermarket sales over the last 3 months have increased more than any point in the last 26 years.

  • Grocery sales rose 14.3% in the 12 weeks to May 17, with online shopping representing a peak for the sector at 11.5% market share.

  • Kantar revealed that shoppers were making fewer store visits but with bigger basket sizes.

  • Despite the positive figures, Kantar highlighted that grocers might be losing out on reduced sales from the on the go snack and drink trade

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