Aldi forges ahead


The second in Andy Howard MW's series reviewing the wines available at UK supermarkets as well as the companies' overall performance. See also Sainsbury's unmerged

Aldi continues to move from strength to strength. The latest Kantar Worldpanel figures rank the supermarket as the fifth biggest retailer in the UK, with a market share of 7.6% – almost 10% up from the same period last year. Even close rival Lidl is trailing in Aldi’s wake – its share increased from 'only' 5.3% to 5.5% over the same period. Clearly there is no let-up in the momentum behind these two discount-oriented...