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Sainsbury's results: what the analysts say Subscription

30 Sep 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Industry commentary after Sainsbury’s positive results this morning

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Sainsbury’s shares soar on profit upgrade Subscription

30 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s shares have risen by more than 13% in early trading this morning after upgrading its full-year profit forecast.

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Sainsbury's grows sales again as Tesco market share continues to fall Video

22 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

The German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, reported sales growth of 17.3% and 16% over the period

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Sainsbury's seeks UK town for food waste initiative trials

21 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

Household food waste is an escalating issue, with 7m tonnes of food and drink wasted annually

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Sainsbury's and Alibaba link to sell premium lines into China

14 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

Five years after a failed attempt to penetrate China, Sainsbury’s has announced that it will work with Alibaba

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Sainsbury's launches apprenticeships for young farmers Subscription

04 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Sainsbury’s is setting out to change the perception of farming among young people by becoming the first retailer to…

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Former Sainsbury's buyer writes GSCOP advice book Subscription

04 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

A former veteran Sainsbury’s buyer is writing an online book on how suppliers could learn to make better use of GSCOP

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Sainsbury's and Tesco recall own-label bran flakes

02 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Tesco and Sainsbury’s have recalled own-label bran flakes over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.

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Sainsbury's gives staff biggest pay increase in over a decade

27 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

137,000 of Sainsbury’s store staff will get a pay increase of 4%, taking Sainsbury’s standard rate of pay to £7.36 per hour

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Sainsbury's to begin contactless rollout Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Sainsbury’s is to introduce contactless payment into its stores from September…

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Sainsbury's revamps website

18 Aug 2015 | By Andrew Don

The retailer has optimised the Sainsbury’ homepage to make the shopping and browsing experience easier

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Sainsbury's Brand Match goes online

18 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The web-version of the scheme will be an exact replica of how it currently works in-store, comparing the total price of branded lines against Asda

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Sainsbury's launches new dedicated Tu clothing website

13 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Sainsbury’s has launched a new dedicated website that enables shoppers across the UK to order its Tu clothing range

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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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Martin Cawdry, Sainsbury's East Grinstead: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

08 Oct 2015 | By Ben Adams

”This is my last day and what a brilliant sign-off it is to win store of the week”

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Sainsbury's Ipswich offers 'first class' Grocer 33 shop Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

Sainsbury’s Ipswich certainly impressed this week, achieving full marks for availability

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Steve Plumridge, Sainsbury's Ipswich: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

”Our strategy of value simplification and EDLP has also really helped us manage stock levels”

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Adam Bye, Sainsbury's Islington: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

”It has always been a challenge in store. Footfall is one of the highest across all Sainsbury’s stores”

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Sainsbury's Cardiff impresses our mystery shopper Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

Full marks for shop floor service was the difference for this week’s store of the week

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Rachel Thompson, Sainsbury's Cardiff: G33 store of the week Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

Customer service is absolutely my focus and it is the same for my colleagues. They know the area and the customers

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Hot topic: Sainsbury's pay rise Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Both Mike Coupe and his fellow supermarket bosses will continue to face tough questions over pay

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Sainsbury’s pay rise for staff throws down the gauntlet to other retailers Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The grocery industry faces “unprecedented turmoil” and to offer 137,000 staff a 4% rise in the midst of that is no small feat


Sainsbury's Woolton is 'fast and hassle free' Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

Sainsbury’s Woolton had no trouble taking the win this week, scoring an impressive 19 points more than its closest rival…

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Moira Butler, Sainsbury's James Road: G33 store of the week Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”Staff are 100% committed and passionate about how we treat customers”

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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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