In Spain, the food distribution sector has more presence than in other European countries. Mercadona is the undisputed leader and tops the list with a 25% market share; in second place is Carrefour, with 9% and in the last place on the podium is Lidl, with 6%. Behind each chain, there is an extensive x-ray of data that is broken down in the video that accompanies this news item.
The business is also distributed among other chains present in our country such as DIA or Aldi, Lidl’s great rival that has experienced great growth in the last two years. Not only supermarkets and hypermarkets are presented as options for Spanish society. Some fill their shopping cart in other regional chains and local stores. Increasingly, and according to different studies, Spaniards compare the different alternatives that exist to make the purchase.