Sainsbury's reports rise in festive sales

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Sainsbury's has reported a small rise in sales over the key Christmas and New Year period, saying its customer numbers hit a new high.

The supermarket group's like-for-like sales excluding fuel increased by 0.9% in the 14 weeks to 5 January, compared with a year earlier.

Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King told BBC News that the results reflected an increase in his company's market share.

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