Food shoppers benefiting from supermarket price war
Grocery sales rose at their fastest pace since 2013 over the summer as the supermarket price war and favourable weather provided a lift, figures revealed today.
According to the latest British Retail Consortium/KPMG survey, UK food sales rose 1.6 per cent between July and September compared with the same period a year earlier – more than three times the average 12-month rate of 0.5 per cent.
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However, the warm weather that helped boost grocery sales hurt fashion retailers. Non-food takings only grew 0.5 per cent over the past... read more
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