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When discounters became de rigueur: more shoppers than ever to spend at Aldi and Lidl Wednesday, 27th June 2012
One in three shoppers have said they will shop at Aldi and Lidl this year, as middle class consumers look to cut down the price of their weekly shop. The latest figures from IGD’s ShopperVista research show intention to shop at Aldi and Lidl currently stands at its highest level since the poll began in 2010.
Discounters increase market share in cash-strapped climate Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
Cash-strapped consumers are heading to Aldi and Lidl for discounted goods, giving the retailers record market shares.
Tesco loses market share as low cost retailers prevail Tuesday, 24th April 2012
Tesco has today revealed its market share has fallen to 30.7 per cent in the 12 weeks to April 15, compared to 30.9 per cent a year earlier.
Value rules the roost: Asda reaches record market share as Iceland climbs 10% Tuesday, 27th March 2012
The latest figures released on Tuesday by Kantar Worldpanel saw value and discount grocers strengthen their hold in the grocery sector, with Asda’s market share now at an all-time high. During the 12 weeks to 18 March Asda claimed a 17.9 per cent share of the market, described as an “all-time record performance” by Edward Garner, director at Kantar Worldpanel.
Waitrose market share at all time high Tuesday, 28th February 2012
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show Waitrose’s market share stands at an all time high of 4.5 per cent of the grocery sector. During the 12 weeks to the 19 February, Kantar Worldpanel found the grocery market grew 4.5 per cent, broadly in line with its performance over the past six months.
Supermarkets accused of misleading Irish customers over VAT increase Tuesday, 3rd January 2012
Supermarkets based in Ireland have been accused of misleading customers due to claims they will absorb the VAT hike, even though many foods are non-VATable.
Hat trick for Waitrose, tops customer satisfaction poll third time in row Friday, 16th December 2011
Waitrose has done it again- the high-end supermarket topped the Which? annual customer satisfaction survey for the third year in a row. The retailer gained a score of 83 per cent, leaving its big four rivals in the dust. Budget grocers Aldi and Lidl came second and third respectively, beating Marks & Spencer for the first time, who came in fourth place.
Aldi and Lidl trump the Big Four in customer satisfaction stakes Thursday, 15th December 2011
Aldi and Lidl have trumped Marks & Spencer in the shopper satisfaction stakes as cash-strapped consumers flock to their budget-friendly stores.