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MarketWatch reports that discounters Aldi and Lidl "continue to take market share from the top four U.K. grocers," are have reached new highs in the UK market.

New numbers from Kantar Worldpanel say that Aldi's market share rose to 6.8 percent in the last quarter, from 6.0 percent, while Lidl's rose to 4.9 percent from 4.4 percent.

Of the top four UK grocers, Tesco's market share fell to 27.6 percent from 28.1 percent a year ago ... Sainsbury's share went to 16.1 percent from 16.4 percent ... Walmart-owned Asda's share went to 15.7 percent from 16.2 percent ... and William Morrison's market share fell to 10.4 percent from 10.5 percent.
KC's View:
When US retailers read stories like this, they should do so accompanied by the old Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke / Frank Sinatra song, 'It Could Happen To You."