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Sainsbury's and Tesco recall own-label bran flakes

02 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have recalled own-label bran flakes over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.

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Sainsbury's gives staff biggest pay increase in over a decade

27 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

137,000 of Sainsbury’s store staff will get a pay increase of 4%, taking Sainsbury’s standard rate of pay to £7.36 per hour

Contactless payment

Sainsbury's to begin contactless rollout Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Sainsbury’s is to introduce contactless payment into its stores from September…

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Sainsbury's revamps website

18 Aug 2015 | By Andrew Don

The retailer has optimised the Sainsbury’s.co.uk homepage to make the shopping and browsing experience easier

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Sainsbury's Brand Match goes online

18 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The web-version of the scheme will be an exact replica of how it currently works in-store, comparing the total price of branded lines against Asda

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Sainsbury's launches new dedicated Tu clothing website

13 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Sainsbury’s has launched a new dedicated website that enables shoppers across the UK to order its Tu clothing range

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Mallow & Marsh bars roll into Sainsbury's stores Subscription

31 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Confectionery brand Mallow & Marsh is launching marshmallow bars into 250 Sainsbury’s stores…

Sainsbury's Pharmacy

Sainsbury's sells pharmacy business for £125m

29 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Sainsbury’s has agreed to sell its pharmacy business to Celesio AG, the owner of Lloyds Pharmacy for £125m.

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Sainsbury's is second largest grocery retailer again as Co-op achieves growth

28 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Overall sales and shopper numbers also up, with prices now down 1.6%


Sainsbury's rolls out kids frozen meal range to 320 stores

21 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

“Kiddyum had an innovative product and well thought-out business plan,” said Sainsbury’s business unit director James Bailey

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Sainsbury's wins Bristol Rovers court case

14 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The supermarket had agreed to purchase Rovers’ stadium in 2011 and lease it to the football club while its new stadium was built, but pulled out


Morrisons and discounters grow in latest market share figures

30 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

Aldi and Lidl reach new highs as David Potts looks to be righting the ship

Helen Buck

Sainsbury's Helen Buck departs for Palmer & Harvey

25 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

The supermarket’s business development director had been on the board since 2010 


RSPCA Assured scheme plans 200% certification hike

19 Jun 2015 | By Kevin White

The RSPCA’s Freedom Food animal welfare scheme is targeting a 200% increase in the amount of products certified…

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Senior grocery figures named in Queen's Birthday Honours

16 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

Three high profile food industry figures have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Mike Coupe

Mike Coupe acquitted of Egyptian charges

11 Jun 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

The Sainsbury’s chief executive will no longer face a two-year prison sentence

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Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe sees better times ahead Subscription

10 Jun 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe has speculated that its 2.1% first quarter like-for-like sales decline could signal the “low point of the cycle” as deflation eases and volumes return.

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Sainsbury's blames deflation for marked Q1 decline

10 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

After a 3.7% decline, Mike Coupe said volume and transactions continued to grow on the back of “improved value and further investments in quality”

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Sainsbury's reveals 'Safe Chicken' campylobacter plan Subscription

06 Jun 2015 | By Kevin White

Sainsbury’s has pledged its ongoing commitment to tackling campylobacter by publicising a ‘Safe Chicken Strategy’…

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Sainsbury's sends out Nectar vouchers after Charlton DC fire Subscription

05 Jun 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Sainsbury’s has compensated over 100,000 customers after a fire at its South East London depot affected deliveries

Mike Coupe

Sainsbury's directors miss out on bonus payment Subscription

05 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s said this was the result of “tough market conditions”, which had affected overall performance

Krill oil pills

Sainsbury's denies harming Antarctic by selling krill pills Subscription

21 May 2015 | By Kevin White

Campaign group Sum of Us claims Sainsbury’s is “supporting the plunder of the Antarctic” by stocking krill oil pills

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Sainsbury's backs British with new in-store messages Subscription

21 May 2015 | By Kevin White

Sainsbury’s has introduced new in-store messages to demonstrate its support for British growers and producers…

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Sainsbury's transfers to Western Union

20 May 2015 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s said the new relationship was part of Sainsbury’s Bank’s strategy to offer customers a compelling reason to bank and shop at its stores

Sainsbury's staff

Hot topic: Sainsbury's pay rise Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Both Mike Coupe and his fellow supermarket bosses will continue to face tough questions over pay

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Sainsbury’s pay rise for staff throws down the gauntlet to other retailers Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The grocery industry faces “unprecedented turmoil” and to offer 137,000 staff a 4% rise in the midst of that is no small feat


Sainsbury's Woolton is 'fast and hassle free' Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

Sainsbury’s Woolton had no trouble taking the win this week, scoring an impressive 19 points more than its closest rival…

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Moira Butler, Sainsbury's James Road: G33 store of the week Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”Staff are 100% committed and passionate about how we treat customers”

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Sainsbury's notches first service G33 win of the year Subscription

10 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Given this was an early Saturday morning shop, availability was surprisingly poor among the top five supermarket chains


Snacking box brand Graze launches major push into retail

10 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Online snack business Graze is expanding into retail with a roll-out into 850 Sainsbury’s stores.

Mike Coupe

Living wage dominates Sainsbury's AGM Subscription

08 Jul 2015 | By Edward Devlin

No sooner had Mike Coupe said there was no way he could commit to a living wage at Sainsbury’s by next year’s AGM than George Osborne announced a new compulsory national pay scale for everybody over the age of 25.

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Milk prices for one and two pints cut by Sainsbury's and Tesco Subscription

03 Jul 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Aggressive price competition on four-pint bottles of milk has been a staple of the supermarket milk price war for years…

Wasted food

Food waste study: the perfect base for a joined-up approach Subscription

19 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Baroness Scott tells The Grocer she is “staggered” at how food waste has captured the public imagination…

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Grocer Gold 2015 Store Manager of the Year Richard Perry Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By James Halliwell

Sainsbury’s Richard Perry on “the highlight of my career”: winning the Grocer Gold 2015 Store Manager of the Year

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Sainsbury's results: What the analysts say Subscription

10 Jun 2015

The industry has its say on this morning’s Sainsbury’s financials


Sainsbury's Salford wins G33 service & availability battle Subscription

05 Jun 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Availability issues continue to plague the major multiples and this shop – on a Sunday lunchtime – was no exception

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