Sainsbury's like-for-like sales fall 3.1% in fourth quarter

Sainsbury's supermarket has announced like-for-like sales down 3.1% (excluding fuel). Credit: Press Association

Sainsbury's has announced like-for-like sales are down 3.8% (down 3.1% excluding fuel) for the fourth quarter. Total sales for the same quarter were down 1.5% (down 1% excluding fuel).

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Sainsbury's sales fall for first time in nine years

Sainsbury's fourth quarter like-for-like sales are down 3.1% (excluding fuel), their first fall in nearly a decade.