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Tesco sales drop 1.6%, M and S clothes sales sink 2.1%

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Supermarket group Tesco said on Thursday that sales slid around the all-important Christmas trading period, dealing a fresh blow to Britain's biggest retailer. 

The Tesco supermarket in Holyhead, Anglesey is pictured on March 25, 2011

Tesco said sales at stores open more than a year dropped by 3.2 percent in the six weeks to January 4 from the figure for the equivalent period one year earlier, as it continued to suffer from tough conditions at home and abroad.

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