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Dow Jones this morning reports that the most recent survey of market shares in the UK grocery business shows that Tesco’s percentage dropped to 31.1 percent in the most recent quarter – a slight dip from the 31.3 percent it enjoyed during the same period a year ago.

Wal-Mart-owned Asda Group saw its market share grow from 16.7 percent to 16.9 percent, while Sainsbury’s piece of the market stayed constant at 16 percent.

William Morrison Supermarkets earned 11.4 percent of the market, up from 11.2 percent a year ago.

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