Supermarket sales grew 1.9% in the 12 weeks to February 24, according to the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel.
Aldi UK said it has opened a record eight stores on one day as part of a tranche of 24 new outlets planned in November and December.
Aldi confirmed plans to open 130 new stores in the UK over the next two years after posting a 16.4% rise in sales in 2017 and a return to profit growth.
Aldi is now Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, according to the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks ending Jan. 29.
For home entertainment distributors looking at which retailers to focus their in-store muscle comes news that millennial-led households are the fastest growing spenders on grocery shopping and are driving the growth of the discounters, according to Nielsen Homescan data released today.