Uk Supermarkets

Uk Supermarkets

Here is a list of the top 8 supermarkets in the uk

uk supermarkets

1. Tesco

-Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured gross revenues and ninth-largest retailer in the world measured revenues. It has stores in 12 countries across Asia and Europe and is the grocery market leader in the UK, Ireland, Hungary, Malaysia, and Thailand.

2. Sainsbury’s

-Sainsbury’s is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom with a 16.9% share of the supermarket sector. Founded in 1869 John James Sainsbury with a shop in Drury Lane, London, it became the largest grocery retailer in 1922, and has been an important innovator in the UK retail sector. It was the first major retailer to introduce self-service supermarkets in the United Kingdom, and a founding member of the Sainsbury’s supermarket group which comprised a number of large stores from around the country.

3. Asda

-Asda is a British supermarket chain which sells food, clothing, general merchandise, toys and financial services. It has headquarters in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The company was founded in 1949 when the supermarket owning Asquith family merged with the Associated Dairies company of Yorkshire. It expanded rapidly during the 1970s and 1980s, acquiring other supermarkets and pharmacies. Today it has around 600 stores across the United Kingdom.

4. Morrisons

-Morrisons is the fourth largest supermarket chain in the United Kingdom, and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The company began life as an egg and butter stall in Bradford Market in 1899 operated William Morrison. This eventually grew into the Morrisons we know today, with more than 500 stores across the country. The company also has a strong online presence, and offers a delivery service for food and groceries.

5. Waitrose

-Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets, which forms the food retail division of Britain’s largest employee-owned retailer, the John Lewis Partnership. Its head office is located in Bracknell, Berkshire, England. Waitrose has its own brand products, as well as products from the wider John Lewis Partnership stable, such as Green & Black’s chocolate and Elliott’s bread. It has a reputation for quality, and is consistently ranked among the top supermarkets in various customer surveys.

6. Aldi

-Aldi is a German discount supermarket chain founded brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht in 1946 when they took over their mother’s store in Essen, which had been in operation since 1913. The business was split into two separate groups in 1960, with Aldi Nord operating in Northern Europe and Aldi Süd in Southern Europe. Today, there are more than 10,000 Aldi stores around the world, with over 1,600 in the United Kingdom.

7. Lidl

-Lidl is a German global discount supermarket chain that operates over 10,000 stores across Europe. It has its headquarters in Neckarsulm and uses a regional hub-and-spoke distribution model, with warehouses serving regional hubs that in turn supply stores. The company has been expanding rapidly in recent years, and now has a presence in 32 countries. In the United Kingdom, Lidl operates more than 800 stores.

8. Iceland

-Iceland is a British supermarket chain, with emphasis on the sale of frozen foods, including prepared meals and vegetables. It has an international presence, with over 800 stores across Europe. The company was founded Malcolm Walker and Peter Hinchcliffe in 1970 as a single store in Oswestry, Shropshire. Today it is headquartered in Deeside, Flintshire, Wales. In 2016 Iceland was ranked as the ninth largest retailer in the United Kingdom turnover.

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