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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