Sainsbury's supermarket has reported strong sales for the second quarter of the year.
Here is a breakdown.
- Total sales for second quarter up 4.3 per cent
- Like-for-like sales for second quarter up 1.9 per cent
- Total sales for the first half up 4.0 per cent and like-for-like sales up 1.7 per cent
Tesco’s profits have dropped for the first time in almost two decades while Sainsbury has squeezed out a rise in profits.
Today Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket chain, is expected to announce its first profit fall in almost twenty years.