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Tesco sees record Christmas sales as shoppers ‘treat themselves’ – BBC News

The supermarket giant says customers chose “to treat themselves” as much of the UK was locked down.

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Tesco saw “record” sales over Christmas as customers spoiled themselves in lockdown with online orders of deluxe range products.
UK like-for-like sales were up 8.1% in the six weeks to 9 January as the supermarket saw a 14% jump in demand for goods in its Tesco Finest range.
Sales of vegan Christmas alternatives also surged, it added.
Big grocers have benefited at a time when non-essential shops and restaurants are closed due to Covid.
Tesco said customers had “looked…

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