Lidl becomes UK’s seventh largest grocery retailer

News stories that either Lidl or Aldi has gained a position in the retailer rankings are becoming increasingly common and all the evidence points to further gains ahead.

While there had previously been some talk of their growth slowing, Kantar’s latest figures show Lidl and Aldi’s sales ahead by 18.9% and 17.2% respectively. Our research shows both retailers continue to attract new shoppers, basket spend is rising and opportunities to expand in London and the south east remain substantial. 29% of UK shoppers recently told Savvy they plan to use discounters more regularly during the next 12 months.