// UK grocery sales have showed the first sign of positive growth since Christmas 2021
// Some 20% of of the UK is preparing to spend more over the four-day Jubilee weekend
The upcoming Jubilee bank holiday has given UK grocery sales a boost as figures return to growth for the first time since Christmas 2021, with 20% of of the UK preparing to spend more over the four-day Jubilee weekend.
UK grocery sales showed the first sign of positive growth in 2022, rebounding by 0.6% over the four-week period ending 21 May 2022, according to the latest data from NielsenIQ.
At the same time, the convenience channel has outperformed supermarkets with a 3.7% growth in sales in the last four weeks, and now accounts for 24% of all FMCG sales.