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Sainsbury's cuts CO2 by powering fridges with sugar beet waste Subscription

30 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Sainsbury’s is using sugar beet waste from suppliers to power fridges in its store in Portishead…

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City sceptical over supermarket share price rallies Subscription

22 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket share prices recovered in early 2015, but City investors remain unconvinced the pain of last year is over.

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Sainsbury's fridge efficiency boosted by aerofoils Subscription

17 Jan 2015 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has become one of the first adopters of an aerofoil technology to make its refrigeration more efficient…

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Sainsbury’s chooses EY as auditor as it drops PwC Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Sainsbury’s’ board intends to drop PwC as its auditor in favour of Big Four rival EY for the upcoming financial year.

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Sainsbury's sales fall amid "challenging" conditions

07 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s posts 1.7% decline in like-for-like sales in third quarter, chief executive cites “uncertainty”

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Independent supermarket drops petrol prices below Asda

06 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Jempson’s takes the lead as petrol prices plummet towards £1.

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Sainsbury's unveils £150m January price cuts

06 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s fires back after Asda cuts prices.

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Sainsbury’s marks palm oil milestone, launches new sustainable washing-up liquid

05 Jan 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Sainsbury’s has announced 95% of the palm oil used in its own-label products now comes from certified sustainable sources.

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Bodnant rolls out Valley White deli cheese in Sainsbury's

23 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Artisan cheese producer Bodnant Welsh Foods Centre has secured a deal to supply Sainsbury’s…

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Sainsbury's links with GLA to tackle labour exploitation

17 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has linked with the Gangmaster Licensing Authority (GLA) to deliver bespoke training for its suppliers.

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Sainsbury's 'dubstep dads' ad smashes one million views Video

05 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

A viral ad to showcase Sainsbury’s 2014 Christmas jumper range is taking social media by storm.

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Sainsbury's trademarks new strapline for Active Kids

05 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has trademarked a new slogan for its Active Kids initiative…

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Sainsbury's war ad is Christmas winner with 12m YouTube views Subscription

29 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s Christmas ad is the runaway leader in the popularity stakes for grocery ads this Christmas…

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Sainsbury's hits out at local authority delivery restrictions

28 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Sainsbury’s logistics director Richard Fleming has slammed current delivery restrictions…

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ASA will not investigate Sainsbury's Christmas ad

27 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

The Advertising Standards Authority will not investigate Sainsbury’s Christmas TV ad, despite 727 complaints on grounds of taste.

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Sainsbury's still searching for filled pasta supplier Subscription

22 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s is still not stocking own label fresh filled pasta…

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Sainsbury's Christmas TV ad sends sales of choc bar soaring

22 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s Christmas ad has been viewed more than 10 million times on YouTube since launching last week…

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Fraikin wins contract for Sainsbury's home delivery fleet

21 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Commercial vehicle ­company Fraikin has signed a new two-year contract with Sainsbury’s…

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Sainsbury's tackles employee engagement to reduce shrinkage

20 Nov 2014 | By James Halliwell

Sainsbury’s has teamed up with shrinkage specialists Checkpoint Systems to slash levels of loss…

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IGD announces plans to double size of mentoring initiative Subscription

15 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The IGD Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) UK mentoring initiative is set to double in size next year…

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Sainsbury's on track to open Daventry DC in 2015

15 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Sainsbury’s logistics director Richard Fleming has said the retailer remains on track…

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Netto £10.41 cheaper than Sainsbury's... and beats Aldi too Subscription

15 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

In the same week Sainsbury’s unveiled a further £150m investment in price to tackle competition from the discounters…

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Revealed: Coupe's chart to propel Sainsbury's forward Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

This is the chart that underpins Sainsbury’s new strategy – an analysis of how much customers care about products versus w…

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Sainsbury's sucked into the mire as it posts pre-tax loss Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

On Wednesday, when Sainsbury’s unveiled its 2014 interims, its shares finished the day on 266.1p…

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Sainsbury's ad recreates WWI Christmas Day truce Video

13 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has unveiled its 2014 Christmas ad offering - honing in on the 1914 Christmas Day truce between British and German soldiers in a highly-emotive advertising campaign

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Sainsbury's Crayford: G33 store of the week

30 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

It’s all about my 680 colleagues. If you create a great atmosphere and your staff enjoy their job and genuinely want to co…

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Sainsbury's wins G33 battle with 'calm' Crayford store

30 Jan 2015 | By Emma Page

Top of the table in this week’s G33 was Sainsbury’s Crayford. The “calm, well-lit” store had wide aisles…

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Asda wins but Tesco and JS price cuts have little effect Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Earlier this month Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose announced major pricing initiatives…

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2015 remains tough but Sainsbury's will be buoyed by solid Christmas numbers Subscription

07 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s third quarter trading has been dubbed its worst festive period in a decade, but the lower than expected sales fall is more evidence that the supermarkets seem to have avoided the catastrophic festive slump some had predicted.

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Tesco's Christmas trading could prove cause for cautious optimism Subscription

05 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

With Tesco, Sainsbury’s and M&S all set to report declining sales again this week, the food retailers would be forgiven for fearing this year looks just as grim as 2014.

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'Top-notch' Hamilton store gives Sainsbury's the win Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Emma Page

Sainsbury’s won by a comfortable margin this week, scoring a whopping 14 points more than its nearest rival, Tesco…

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Sainsbury's Hamilton: Grocer 33 Store of the Week Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

It takes some ­serious planning! It’s all about making sure colleagues are trained and everyone is scheduled…

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Market caution over Sainsbury's takeover rumours is understandable Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

One of the market’s unwritten rules is that any company subject to takeover rumours will get a nice share price boost.

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Sainsbury's Gloucester Quays: Store of the week Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

All our non-food ranges like cards, wrapping paper, decorations and Christmas trees…

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Sainsbury's price cuts yet to take effect in G33 prices battle

28 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

In its strategic review two weeks ago, Sainsbury’s promised to invest £150m in delivering lower prices…

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Could the big four become the big three? Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Goldman Sachs’ contention that the supermarkets needed to cut 20% of retail space created plenty of headlines this week, but the bank’s suggestion that the industry could be ripe for consolidation went almost unnoticed.

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Christmas dinner – the hard way Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Emma Page

On Monday morning, Good Housekeeping revealed the price of a Christmas dinner for eight this year -– just £2.66 a head…

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