Sales were strongest at large, out-of-town supermarkets, where 7% year-over-year growth was recorded. In contrast, sales growth at large, centrally-located grocery stores slowed to just 1% year-over-year.
Food retailers who trade on value and price propositions also performed well. Iceland saw 13% year-over-year sales growth, while Morrisons grew by 9.1% over the same three-month period last year.
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