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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…

Sainsbury's Christmas

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…

David Sables

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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Sainsbury's challenges suppliers on convenience store stocks

31 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has laid down the gauntlet to suppliers to meet the challenges of an evolving £37.4bn convenience sector…

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Daniel Sturridge becomes Sainsbury's ambassador

29 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has netted top soccer ace Daniel Sturridge, striker for both England and Liverpool, as a company ambassador.

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Sainsbury’s to install hydrogen car fuelling station in Hendon

28 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s is poised to become the first supermarket to dispense hydrogen for a new generation of environmentally friendly vehicles.

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Sainsbury's website glitch delays festive food ordering

25 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s Christmas food ordering service went live this week after “issues” delayed the service’s website…

food waste

FareShare chief slams lack of action on food waste Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Just half a dozen companies in the food industry have introduced effective systems to divert food destined to become waste…

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Sainsbury's shakes up its property team

18 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has shaken up its property team so it can continue developing new space in target areas and maximise the value…

Supermarket shopping Sunday trading

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…

Mike Coupe

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.”…

Nacho dip

Sainsbury's Nacho Cheese Dipping Sauce: acid test Subscription

06 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Retailers have been showing plenty of interest in developing own-label sauces, condiments and dips…

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Coupon confusion

23 Oct 2014

Your mystery shopper’s experience at our Whitley Bay store for last week’s Grocer 33 remains a mystery indeed…

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Sainsbury's last in Grocer 33 and fails to match Asda too Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

As shoppers ranted online over Sainsbury’s decision to halve the number of points on its Nectar loyalty card this week…

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Nectar disappointment

16 Oct 2014

As someone that buys grocery shopping each week and reuses their bags but does not drive, I feel I have been hit…

Swiping Nectar Card

Nectar change far from sweet for Sainsbury’s shoppers

14 Oct 2014 | Updated: 15 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s decision to slash Nectar point rewards in store did not go down well with consumers.

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