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UK Grocery Volumes Hit 18-Month High As Supermarkets Continue Growth

Published on Mar 6 2018 11:29 AM in Retail tagged: Trending Posts / UK Retail / Nielsen / Paywall

UK Grocery Volumes Hit 18-Month High As Supermarkets Continue Growth

The volume of groceries sold in UK supermarkets rose by its highest year-on-year rate for 18 months, according to the latest Nielsen retail data, released today.

Shoppers bought 0.8% more groceries in February compared to the same period last year, despite increasing inflation pressures.

“In contrast to non-food retailers, which are seeing weaker consumer demand than a year ago, grocery retailing continues to look positive,” said Mike Watkins, Nielsen’s UK head of retailer insight.

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