Convenience Sales Forecasted to Grow
Convenience Store is reporting that according to HIM & MCA Insight the coronavirus pandemic has fueled sales growth in the convenience sector to 8% this year when compared to the same period in 2019. They forecast a sales rise to £44.7bn with Co-ops (12%) and unaffiliated independents (11%) enjoying the strongest sales growth. Symbol stores are forecasted to grow by 7%. Basket value is forecasted to grow by 17% to £7.46.
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