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  • Supermarkets no longer a one-stop shop
  • Supermarkets no longer a one-stop shop
    Emilio Cano Molina ©

Supermarkets no longer a one-stop shop

Shopping habits are changing in the UK. While supermarkets used to be a one-stop shop for all grocery needs, 38% of shoppers said they were shopping in a wider variety of stores. Discount stores, convenience stores and online stores in particular are growing in popularity.



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