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Kantar Worldpanel Research : Tesco sales return to growth

by on February 10, 2015

Good news has been in short supply recently for Tesco but at last there is some data that the group's new chief executive Dave Lewis can cheer.

Tesco increased sales by 0.3 per cent in the 12 weeks to February 1 compared to the same period a year earlier - marking a return to growth for the first time since January 2014. Market share data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that Tesco is finally bouncing back after the toughest year in its history, despite having to wage a fierce price war with rivals.

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