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The UK’s second largest grocery store, Sainsbury’s, has raised its revenue steering after “file” gross sales throughout Christmas week.

Sainsbury’s stated it now anticipated annual income to be as much as £20m higher than anticipated regardless of supermarkets going through a “difficult” market.

The chain offered 1.1% extra within the 15 weeks to six January, with grocery gross sales up 2.three%.

Boss Mike Coupe stated on-line gross sales and premium meals ranges helped progress.

The corporate expects to attain £80m-£85m of their measure of revenue by March 2018, forward of its earlier steering of £65m.