Co-op Food continues to trump larger rivals

THE Co-operative is continuing to enjoy sales growth and is out-performing its bigger rivals in the grocery market.

Data from Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks to February 28 shows the Manchester-based convenience store specialist grew sales 1.9% to £1.586bn, with a market share of 6% thanks to increased shopper frequency.

Overall the figures showed a small increase in supermarket sales which are up by 0.5% compared with a year ago. Kantar Wordpanel said this is the fastest rate of growth since October 2015 ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...