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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 interims - what the analysts say

12 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s interims - what the analysts say

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Sainsbury's reports half-year loss as it sets out strategic review Video

12 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has reported a statutory pre-tax loss of £290m for the 28 weeks to 27 September 2014, as it warns the UK grocery market is changing faster than at any time in the past three decades.

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Sainsbury's loses fight against Tesco Price Promise

10 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has lost its judicial review over the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision to clear ads for Tesco’s Price Promise.

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Sainsbury's new pricing strategy paying off

10 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

As Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe prepares to unveil his strategic update…

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New Sainsbury's app reduces checkout time to 'seconds'

10 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s is trialling a new app that promises to cut time spent in store and at the till.

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Netto returns to UK with Leeds store opening

06 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Netto has returned to the UK following a four-year absence, opening its first store, in Leeds.

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Sainsbury's boosts own-label venison with Highland Game lines

03 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Sainsbury’s has boosted its line-up of own-label venison products with new lines supplied by Highland Game…

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Help the big four to reduce stock and create differentiation

01 Nov 2014 | By David Sables

Coverage of the Tesco scandal has oscillated between accounting misdemeanour and supplier treatment…

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Sainsbury's in supermarket first selling hydrogen fuel

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s is set to become the first supermarket to sell hydrogen on its forecourts for the new generation of environmen…

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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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Happy Xmas (War is over?) Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Every year, Sainsbury’s waits until after Armistice Day before kicking off its Christmas marketing campaign. The retailer does…

Mike Coupe

Sainsbury’s zeroes in on property, price and product Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s released its eagerly-awaited strategic update this morning. The update includes a four-month detailed review of its…

Sainsbury's ad targets Tesco's Price Promise

A ‘reasonable’ judgement Subscription

11 Nov 2014 | Updated: 13 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

In November 2013, Sainsbury’s then commercial director and now CEO Mike Coupe told journalists the chain had a…

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The week ahead in finance - w/c 10 November Subscription

09 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Next week’s financial calendar isn’t quite as packed as the week just past, but there will be two crucial updates for the grocery retail sector

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Can Netto 2.0 compete with the big boys of grocery? Subscription

07 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

“Opening a new store in the UK feels like playing in the Champions League final.”…

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