BUSINESS

Supermarket sales up, special offers down

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Supermarket revenue during the first half of 2019 rose 3.4 percent compared to the same period last year.

Foodstuffs, especially frozen foods and snacks, accounted for most of that increase.

The quantity, or volume, of sales increased much less, as supermarket chains limited the number of special offers sold in order to boost profitability.

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