Kantar Worldpanel: Tesco's leading share of U.K. grocery market drops to 30.8% from 30.9% in 12 weeks to Sept. 5; Asda's share drops to 17.2% from 17.4%, but Sainsbury's rises to 16% from 15.8%, Morrisons up to 11.4% from 11.3%

WATFORD, England , September 14, 2010 (press release) – The latest 12 week sales growth and market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel for the period to 6 September 2010 shows market growth driven by increasing food price inflation.

  12 weeks to 06 September 2009 12 weeks to 05 September 2010
Tesco 30.9% 30.8%
Asda 17.4% 17.2%
Sainsbury's 15.8% 16.0%
Morrisons 11.3% 11.4%
The Co-operative 5.5% 6.7%
Somerfield 2.7% 1.0%
Waitrose 3.9% 4.1%
Iceland 1.7% 1.8%
Netto 0.8% 0.7%
Lidl 2.3% 2.4%
Aldi 3.0% 2.9%
Farm Foods 0.6% 0.6%
Other multiples 2.0% 2.2%
Total Symbols & Independents 2.2% 2.2%
Source: Kantar Worldpanel

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