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A new market share report from the Kantar World Panel says that Tesco’s UK market penetration rose to 30.4 percent from 30.1 percent in the same period a year ago. Walmart-owned Asda Group saw its market share drop to 17 percent from 17.2 percent a year ago, while Sainsbury ‘s market share was 16.3 percent, up from 16.2 percent a year ago.

William Morrison Supermarkets saw the biggest share increase, to 12.3 percent from 11.7 percent. The UK’s discount retailers - Aldi, Netto and Lidl - saw their combined market share drop to 5.7 percent from 5.9 percent.
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