Sainsbury’s has reported a 9.1% pre-tax profit growth to £433m for its half-year to September.
The supermarket attributed the growth to own-brand products and convenience store growth.
Total sales for the six months to 28 September were up by 4.4%.
Online sales grew 15%. Convenience store sales increased by more than 20%.
Sainsbury’s has experienced some 35 consecutive quarters of sales growth.
It now has more than 1,100 outlets, spanning supermarkets and convenience stores.
Its current 16.8% share of the UK grocery market is the highest it’s been in a decade.