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Kantar Worldpanel reports that the UK’s two largest retailers, Tesco and Walmart-owned Asda Group, saw their market shares decline slightly during the just ended quarter.

According to the report, Tesco’s market share dropped from 30.3 percent to 30.2 percent, while Asda’s went from 17.1 percent to 17 percent, compared to the same period a year ago.

The number three retailer, Sainsbury, remain unchanged at 16.3 percent.

Number four retailer William Morrison Supermarkets saw an increase in market share, from 12.1 percent to 12.2 percent, as did Waitrose, which rose from 4.1 percent to 4.3 percent.

Kantar says that the combined market share of discount retailers Aldi, Netto and Lidl rose to 6.3 percent, from 5.8 percent.
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