By Sabela Ojea
Tesco PLC continued to lead the ranking of the largest supermarkets in the U.K. in fiscal 2022, according to the latest data provided by Kantar's grocery market share data report.
J Sainsbury PLC, Asda, Wm. Morrison Supermarkets PLC and ALDI Germany followed Tesco in the ranking despite all of them seeing a slight decline in market share for the 52 weeks ended Feb. 20 when compared with the previous year, the report said.
Tesco, on the other hand, saw its grocers share rise to 27.4% from 27% a year earlier, the report added, noting that Lidl was able to surpass Co-Op from Co-Operative Group Ltd. as the sixth largest supermarket in the U.K. for the first time.
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