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The Wall Street Journal reports that the latest Kantar study of market shares in the UK shows that Tesco had 29.7 percent of the market during the last quarter, down from 30.3 percent during the same period a year ago.

Meanwhile, Walmart-owned Asda Group saw its market share rise to 17.5 percent from 16.9 percent, and Sainsbury's rose to 16.6 percent from 16.5 percent during the same period.

William Morrison Supermarkets’ market share fell to 12.2 percent from 12.3 percent, while Waitrose’s market share rose to 4.5 percent from 4.4 percent, while discounters Aldi and Lidl's combined market share rose to 6.2 percent from 5.5 percent.
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