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Bloomberg reports that Tesco’s share of the UK market dropped to 29.9 percent during the most recent quarter, the lowest it has been since 2005.

Walmart-owned Asda Group saw its market share stay the same during the period, at 17.5 percent, while Sainsbury’s share grew from 16.6 to 16.7 percent.

The Aldi and Lidl discount chains increased their share of the market to 3.5 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively.
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