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Sainsbury’s Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription

11 Jan 2017

Leading retail and City analysts react to the latest results

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City snapshot: 'Good' Christmas for Sainsbury's as sales creep higher Subscription

11 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s hailed a “good” Christmas performance as sales in the 15 weeks to 7 January rose 0.8%, with like-for-like sales nudging up 0.1%

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The Jolly Hog wins more space for sausages in Sainsbury's

03 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Brand has also secured first bacon listing with retailer

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Christmas dinners set to generate £92m of leftovers Subscription

23 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

12% of families will generate waste by throwing leftovers in the bin…

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Brits staggering Christmas shop to spread cost

20 Dec 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Sainsbury’s said one third of its shoppers began stocking up on mince pies and Christmas puddings over four months ago 

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Sainsbury's and Tesco add more Christmas treats for pets Subscription

19 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Increasing number of owners are treating their pets to festive dinners and gifts


Argos delivery drivers call off strike plans

14 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Argos delivery drivers have suspended strike action over the Christmas period following successful negotiations over holiday pay

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Sainsbury's launches three courses to tackle modern slavery Subscription

13 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s is a founding member of the Stronger Together food industry initiative

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Sainsbury's unveils 'crunch-o-meter' for crisps

12 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The acceptable level of crunchiness will be set by human tasters for each product during development

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Sainsbury's launches courgette and squash lasagne slices Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Retailer adds to growing carb alternative lineup

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Sainsbury's trials SmartOffers personalised Nectar app Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The app has been launched in Sainsbury’s Brighton and Heathfield High Street branches


Sainsbury's, Maltesers & PG Tips among Comic Relief partners Subscription

25 Nov 2016 | By Benedict Cooper

Sainsbury’s was the single largest corporate Comic Relief fundraiser this year

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Sainsbury's showcases Swadlincote food waste project to 30 MPs

17 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Highlighted projects included its school engagement programme and trial with food waste app Olio

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Sainsbury's launches 18-strong Slow Cook ready meal range

16 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The pre-prepared dishes, starting at £4, promise the taste of slow cooking in a fraction of the time

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Sainsbury's unveils feature-length animated 2016 ad Video

14 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The Greatest Gift commercial is accompanied by a James Corden song and took 420 hours to film…


Sainsbury's shares slump again as it reports 10% profit drop Subscription

10 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s remained behind its listed rivals this week

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Sainsbury's to extend partnership with food waste app Olio

10 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Over 10,000 items of food have been shared on food waste app Olio in two small towns in just six months

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Sainsbury's joins Giving Tuesday global charitable campaign

10 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The retailer’s commitment to the initiative follows Morrisons’ last year

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Trump shows we live in ‘uncertain times’, says Mike Coupe Subscription

09 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Mike Coupe also predicted long-term currency volatility as as result of Trump’s surprise victory

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City snapshot: Sainsbury's Coupe sees "good progress" despite sales and profits drop Subscription

09 Nov 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe has insisted the supermarket is making “good progress in challenging conditions”

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Sainsbury's expands food waste trial to 110 communities

08 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Swadlincote has been the test site for Sainsbury’s Waste Less, Save More programme since January

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Sainsbury's appoints Poundland CEO Kevin O'Byrne as CFO Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Emma Weinbren

Former Asda CEO Andy Bond will step in as executive director to lead Poundland’s day-to-day operations

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Sainsbury's hackers develop agri-technology at Somerset farm

04 Nov 2016 Updated: 05 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The initiative set out to tackle “outdated” data-gathering techniques in the agricultural industry

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Sainsbury's widens trial of SmartShop app to 10 stores

03 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The app was updated on Monday to make it “easier to use” based on feedback from customers in the initial two stores

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Sainsbury's full contactless rollout will be early 2017 Subscription

02 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Contactless available in “the majority” of its 780 convenience stores by Christmas


Argos strikes will worry Sainsbury’s, but Christmas apocalypse is unlikely Subscription

13 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Unite has proposed strike action against Wincanton

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How Sainsbury's Swadlincote test bed is cutting food waste

08 Dec 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Swadlincote providing the template for a wider rollout

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Greenpeace is wrong to single out Sainsbury's over tuna Subscription

21 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The supermarket has a good reputation on fish sustainability, so why is Greenpeace continually on its case?

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Six key messages from Mike Coupe on Sainsbury's strategy Subscription

28 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The Sainsbury’s CEO was upbeat about strategy today, despite a 1.1% fall in like-for-likes

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Sainsbury’s rolls out fourth ‘emergencies’ service with charming cycling scheme Subscription

27 Sep 2016 | By James Halliwell

Sainsbury’s has launched a brainwave of a money-spinner that doesn’t involve buying up 1980s high street brands

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#Sandwichgate serves up food for thought for Sainsbury's Subscription

07 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Some meal deal fans are are upset at how JS has revamped its £3 lunchtime offer, so will rivals take advantage?


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

28 Jul 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

”I think the colleagues deserve a massive mention because we’ve done really well under some trying times”

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Sean Clarke would do well to ignore Mike Coupe’s price war advice Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By James Halliwell

It’s very generous for the JS boss to help out, but his advice on what’s best for Asda should be taken with a pinch of salt


Netto: why Sainsbury's and Dansk pulled the plug on joint venture Subscription

07 Jul 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Four reasons why the plug was pulled on Sainsbury’s Netto joint venture with Dansk

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Sainsbury's Rayleigh Weir: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

30 Jun 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

There are only about three Sainsbury’s stores with a dentist in the country, and ours has gained quite a bit of interest

Ffiona Clark, Sainsbury’s Barnwood, Barnett Way, Gloucester

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

23 Jun 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Winning The Grocer 33 store of the week has put a spring in everyone’s step!

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

27 May 2016

When Argos opened in August, it increased footfall and brought people to the store who hadn’t considered shopping here

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