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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…

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Fire engulfs Sainsbury's Thameside distribution centre

19 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

The fire damaged part of the 250,000 sq ft distribution centre, and destroyed six lorries.

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Sainsbury's convenience sales up 16% despite HQ consolidation Subscription

08 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Unveiling its full-year results this week, Sainsbury’s said its convenience estate chalked up growth of over 16%, with sales of £2.1bn


Sainsbury's posts first loss in a decade

06 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

The retailer fell to a pre-tax loss of £72m in the year to 14 March 2015, versus profit of £898m the year before


Sainsbury's results: what the analysts say

06 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Reactions to Sainsbury’s first loss in a decade

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Media bites 6 May: Sainsbury's, Tesco, M&S Subscription

06 May 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

sainsThe media examines Sainsbury’s first annual loss for a decade and the latest board departures at Tesco.

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City snapshot: Sainsbury's falls to first loss in a decade Subscription

06 May 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s (SBRY) has recorded its first annual loss in a decade after property writedowns and other one-off charges took their toll. Plus Poundland presses ahead with 99p Stores bid, Finsbury Food Group acquires Johnstone’s Just Desserts and all the latest from the City.

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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.

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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…

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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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Matthew Kershaw, Sainsbury's Salford: G33 store of the week Subscription

05 Jun 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”It is about standards and service”

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Sainsbury's wins high-scoring Grocer 33 fight Subscription

14 May 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

A score of 70 or above across the board is rare, yet this week all stores performed exceptionally

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Sainsbury's was taking action even before losses were announced Subscription

06 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

While the market continues to be brutal, Sainsbury’s has the potential to be the least affected of the big four


Egyptian situation needn't slow down Coupe's Sainsbury's work Subscription

30 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

With a watertight alibi, it’s difficult to see the Egyptian prosecutions of Coupe and King being anything other than an embarrassing distraction

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