Tesco slips back further in cheapest supermarket rankings

Tesco is now one of the most expensive supermarkets in the country, as it fell back further in the Which? October rankings.

Comparing the cost of 23-item baskets put Britain’s biggest retailer third-last in a table of affordable grocers.

A month earlier, it had tied for fifth with Morrisons on £28.31, but a price rise of 34p pushed it down into sixth.

Aldi (£24.24) and Lidl (£24.97) maintained their gold and silver medal positions.

READ MORE: Staff abuse & crime is ‘real concern’ at till-free Tesco

However, the gap between the discounters and Asda (£25.94) has closed significantly since September.

Sainsbury’s missed out on a podium position on £27.71, while Ocado lagged behind Tesco on £29.95.

Waitrose brought up the rear on £33.81, almost 40 per cent higher than Aldi.

Tesco’s problems were even more acute when Which? analysed a 77-item trolley.

It was already the priciest of the Big 4 in September, but the following month dropped behind Ocado to second-last place on £156.72.

Waitrose, again, fell well behind its competitors with £164.91.

Asda (£143.21) continued its 22-month winning streak, followed by Sainsbury’s (£145.56) and Morrisons (£150.26).

Since the second analysis contained a higher number of branded products, it did not include Aldi or Lidl.

Click here to sign up to Grocery Gazette’s free daily email newsletter

DiscountersFinanceSupermarkets

RELATED POSTS

1 Comment. Leave new

  • tesco are not the same store as they were b4 they went bagless. they can all sell holiday rubbish which is plastic full and used one day and binned but can’t give a disabled customer a bag for shopping when they don’t want someone coming in your house. tut tut.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill out this field
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.

Menu

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Sign up to our daily newsletter to get all the latest retail tech news and insights direct to your inbox.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.