Supermarket chains forced to hone their juggling skills

Aldi supermarket

It’s official: the supermarket space race is finally over. Figures published by the Local Data Company (LDC) last month showed the number of stores operated by the ‘big four’ grocery chains fell in 2016 - the first such decline since the LDC started tracking them in 2008.

This content is only available to registered users

You must be logged in to continue

Gated access promo

Would you like to read more?

Register for free to finish this article

Registration includes the following benefits:

  • Access up to four FREE articles per month
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from industry experts as it happens
  • Choose from our portfolio of email newsletters

To access this article REGISTER NOW

Four articles not enough? SUBSCRIBE for unlimited access to over 100 weekly articles and our comprehensive archive. For as little as £5 per week.

Registered users and subscribers SIGN IN here to continue