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Sainsbury’s results: what the analysts say Subscription

04 May 2016

Sainsbury’s has returned to profit but underlying profits fell 13.8% amid a “competitive” market. Here’s how leading City and retail analysts reacted.

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City snapshot: Sainsbury’s posts 13.8% drop in underlying profit Subscription

04 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s has returned to profit after posting a £72m loss last year but underlying profits fell by 13.8%

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Sainsbury's to double click & collect sites over next 12 months Subscription

03 May 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Roll-out will be based around its drive-thru model in store car parks

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Sainsbury's marks end of Brand Match with price-cutting spree Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Supermarket cut the price of “popular key products” such as chicken, bread and fresh produce

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UK exec pay 'not fit for purpose' says Sainsbury's chairman Subscription

26 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

New report finds executive pay has more than trebled over the past 18 years

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Sainsbury's shares boosted by abandoned takeover bid Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s stock ended up 1.8% at 290p on Monday

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Sainsbury's backtracks on contactless payment rollout Subscription

20 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Contactless payment will be introduced “later this year” in downgrade of previous pledge

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Sainsbury's increases digital and technology team to over 1,000

18 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer has created almost 500 new technology jobs in the last year

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Sainsbury's-Home Retail deal 'unlikely' to trouble CMA Subscription

13 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

CMA decision may rest on level of consumer complaints

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Tesco to accept Sainsbury's Brand Match coupons in stores Subscription

11 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Move comes after rival last week announced that it would end the once-pioneering Brand Match scheme

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Sainsbury’s pulls plug on Brand Match scheme Subscription

07 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer is focusing on lower everyday prices instead

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Sainsbury's drops store trainers for new development managers Subscription

05 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Trainers will be able to apply for learning and development manager roles

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Sainsbury's sales up 1.2% yoy as early Easter boosts sector Subscription

05 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Grocery prices were 1.5% lower than this time a year ago

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Sainsbury's shares rise on good news for Home Retail bid Subscription

24 Mar 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Steinhoff’s withdrawal from the bidding for Home Retail left Sainsbury’s as the race winner

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Sainsbury's appoints Brian Cassin as non-exec director Subscription

23 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Susan Rice is also joining retailer as John McAdam retires

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Sainsbury’s makes improved £1.4bn bid for Argos owner Home Retail Group Subscription

18 Mar 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s has confirmed it has made a tweaked £1.4bn bid for Home Retail Group after its rival in the bidding battle pulled out of the race today.

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Steinhoff pulls out of Home Retail bidding battle Subscription

18 Mar 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

South African retail group Steinhoff has decaled it has “no intention” of making a formal offer for Home Retail, leaving the coast clear for Sainsbury’s to take over the Argos owner.

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Sainsbury's first sales rise in two years: what the analysts say Subscription

15 Mar 2016 | By Edward Devlin

What did City analysts make of Sainsbury’s managing its first quarterly rise in sales for two years, with like-for-like retail sales nudging up just 0.1% in the fourth quarter?

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Co-op, Aldi and Lidl continue to make market share gains Video Subscription

08 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Lidl’s sales grew by 18.9% and Aldi’s by 15.1% in the 12 weeks ending 28 February

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ASA upholds Sainsbury's complaint over Tesco Brand Guarantee ad Subscription

02 Mar 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Tesco told minimum purchase requirement information was not clear enough

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Heineken links with Sainsbury's for Stassen Cidre trial Subscription

25 Feb 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The trio is being rolled out exclusively into 244 Sainsbury’s stores on a trial basis next week

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Sainsbury's to phase out all multi-buy promotions Subscription

11 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer says it will remove the deals from across its entire grocery business by August

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Co-operative Group is fastest-growing non-discounter Subscription

09 Feb 2016 | By Andrew Don

Latest market data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Aldi and Lidl increased sales but combined market share dips

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Argos deal set to make Sainsbury's top UK non-food retailer Subscription

05 Feb 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s game-changing £1.3bn takeover of Argos would catapult the supermarket to become the largest non-food retailer

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Media Bites 4 Feb: Sainsbury's/Home Retail, EasyFoodstore, Mondelez Subscription

04 Feb 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Old Mutual, the third largest shareholder in Home Retail Group, has issued its support for Sainsbury’s £1.3bn takeover despite previously calling for a higher price.

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Sainsbury's Luton Road, Dunstable: G33 store of the week Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

”Our hardcore shoppers know how it works and use Brand Match to their advantage the best they can”

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Sainsbury’s must dodge drop-off in customer service Subscription

06 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

You might think the mood this week would be one of celebration at the retailer’s Holborn HQ

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Sainsbury's Redhill: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

31 Mar 2016

We are having a major refurbishment that will take the size of the store to 60,000 sq ft

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Sainsbury's Archer Road, Sheffield is 'perfect' for service Subscription

18 Mar 2016 | By Lauren Morgan

Sainsbury’s Sheffield store won the Holborn retailer its 18th win for service this G33 year

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Sainsbury's The Clink, Bridgwater: G33 store of the week Subscription

04 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

We have a number of staff working here who have been with us since this store opened in 1989

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Sainsbury's Fareham stays cool to win on a Saturday afternoon Subscription

25 Feb 2016 | By Lauren Morgan

The superb availability at Sainsbury’s Fareham once again demonstrated the retailer’s excellent replenishment systems

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Sainsbury's Fareham: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

25 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

”It is a very competitive market here. I make sure I go and visit each of our competitors’ stores at least once a month”

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Steinhoff's Argos bid leaves Sainsbury's in a tricky spot Subscription

22 Feb 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s is in a tricky spot after its bid for Argos was comprehensively gazumped by South African retailer Steinhoff

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Sainsbury's to end multibuys as it focuses on lower prices Subscription

12 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Sainsbury’s is phasing out all multibuy promotions by the summer as it continues to move to an every day low pricing model

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Sainsbury's is listening to customers saying bogof to multibuys Subscription

12 Feb 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Another week, another brave move by Sainsbury’s, with its plans to scrap all multibuys by August

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Sainsbury's Hazel Grove, Stockport: G33 store of the week Subscription

11 Feb 2016 | By Andrew Don

Clothing is up 8% to 10% by value at our store, general merchandise up 6% and produce 8% to 9%

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My Week… by Mike Coupe (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription

04 Feb 2016

At the risk of introducing superfluous levity into this transformative acquisition

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