Sainsbury’s was again the only one of the big four to report rising sales and market share in the latest Kantar grocery figures. According to Retail Week, Sainsbury’s was again the only one of the big four to report rising sales and market share in the latest Kantar grocery figures. In the 12 weeks ending December 6, Sainsbury’s sales were up 1.2% while its market share advanced from 16.5% to 16.7%. It is
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