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New data from the Taylor Nelson Sofres World Panel says that in the most recent quarter, Tesco’s share of the UK grocery market dropped to 30.8 percent from 30.9 percent during the same period a year ago – a small drop, to be sure, but consistent with persistent market share decreases that the company has been experiencing over the past few years.

Walmart’s Asda Group, on the other hand, saw its market share grow from 16.7 percent to 17 percent in the most recent quarter compared to a year ago, while Sainsbury’s market share went from 15.7 percent to 16 percent. And, according to the numbers, William Morrison Supermarkets’ market share went from 11.2 percent to 11.6 percent.

The Taylor Nelson Sofres World Panel also says that the UK’s three discount grocers – Aldi, Lidl and Netto – together account for a 6.1 percent market share, compared to six percent a year ago.
KC's View:
This last paragraph is worth noting since Aldi has told the Times of London that it is aiming for a 10 percent market share there and plans to build another 1,000 stores to get there.