Sainsbury's sales up by 3.9% in third-quarter

Sainsbury's has posted its third-quarter results, which showed the supermarket chained enjoyed a good Christmas period. The statement showed:

  • Total sales in the third-quarter up by 3.9 per cent - excluding fuel, 3.3 per cent.
  • Like-for-like sales up 1.5 per cent - excluding fuel 0.9 per cent.