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The Wall Street Journal reports that U.K. supermarket chain J Sainsbury PLC was the only retailer to increase its market share in the 12 weeks ended Jan. 23, according to Kantar Worldpanel market share data Tuesday.

“The market share of the U.K.'s No. 3 supermarket retailer rose to 16.6% over the 12-week period - from 16.3% a year earlier - its 24th consecutive rise.”

Tesco and Walmart-owned Asda Group stayed even with 30.5 percent and 16.9 percent, respectively. William Morrison Supermarkets saw a slight drop from 12.5 percent to 12.4 percent, and Waitrose saw an increase from 4.1 percent to 4.2 percent.

The Journal writes that “discount retailers Aldi, Netto and Lidl market share rose to 6.1%, from 5.8% a year earlier.
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