U.K. GROCERS SEE BIG BOOST IN NONFOOD

LONDON - Nonfood sales, notably of apparel and entertainment software, have nearly doubled over the past five years for supermarkets in the United Kingdom, according to data from TNS Worldpanel here.These nonfood sales rose 94% compared to the overall market growth of 11%, TNS said. Of entertainment products, 26.8% of all CDs and 27.4% of all DVDs are now purchased in supermarkets, compared to 15.2%

LONDON - Nonfood sales, notably of apparel and entertainment software, have nearly doubled over the past five years for supermarkets in the United Kingdom, according to data from TNS Worldpanel here.

These nonfood sales rose 94% compared to the overall market growth of 11%, TNS said. Of entertainment products, 26.8% of all CDs and 27.4% of all DVDs are now purchased in supermarkets, compared to 15.2% and 12% five years ago, while 19% of all clothing and footwear is bought in food stor

Register to view the full article

TAGS: Kroger Walmart