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Sainsbury's celebrates achievements of Dairy Development Group Subscription

15 Nov 2017 | By Kevin White

Farmers supplying milk to Sainsbury’s ‘have improved quality, yield and animal welfare in the 10 years since launch’

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Sainsbury's trials takeaway pizza service at three stores

15 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The pizza counters will be tested at Cambridge Eddington, Redhill and Bradford branches for 12 weeks

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Sainsbury's contains the fridge cool with F1 tech

14 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket is installing aerofoil technology, used to keep F1 cars cool, in the cold aisles by mid 2018

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Sainsbury's bases Christmas ad on its Living Well campaign Video

13 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The ad features Sainsbury’s employees singing an “upbeat, festive song” alongside Ricky Tomlinson and Kermit the Frog

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Sainsbury's Coupe upbeat over food despite flatlining sales Subscription

09 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The CEO admitted volumes were “broadly flat” taking into account food inflation, currently pegged at the 2% mark

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Sainsbury's launches Snow Globe sandwich for seasonal on the go

08 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Snow Globe is one of six festive By Sainsbury’s sandwiches to hit chillers on 6 November

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Sainsbury's updates frozen potato offering with 10 new SKUs Subscription

07 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The new line-up includes restaurant-style triple-cooked chips in beef dripping and frozen sweet potato wedges.

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Sainsbury's offers vegan marshmallows

03 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

It will roll out vanilla and mini vanilla mallows (rsp: £2/75g) from US brand Freedom Mallows

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Sainsbury's tempts shoppers to try lesser known fish species Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The Fishmonger’s Choice range went on sale in the chilled aisles of 210 Sainsbury’s stores on 1 November…

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Sainsbury's launches Own Label vinyl record duo

01 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

the supermarket will begin with selling two vinyl compilation albums on Friday…

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Sainsbury's launches Tu Formal premium menswear collection

23 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket’s menswear sales increased almost 13% in the year to September 2016

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Sainsbury's to open four more in-store Mini Habitats Subscription

23 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The openings will mean Sainsbury’s has a total of 10 Mini Habitats across its network

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Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs across stores and head office Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s has launched a 45-day consultation on what it branded a “difficult decision”

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Food & drink businesswomen visit Tanzania to build beehives

16 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Sainsbury’s director of brand Judith Batchelar leads the 14-strong group as part of the Food For Good campaign

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Sainsbury's extends Patisserie Valerie partnership trial Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket has increased the number of stores stocking the range from 18 to 28…

Audrey Opdycke Barnes

Edinburgh student to become Sainsbury’s CEO for a day

05 Oct 2017

Audrey Opdycke-Barnes is one of 24 students taking part in the ‘CEO for a day’ scheme

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Sainsbury's launches four-strong range of premium steaks

03 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The four new SKUs are designed to cater for customers making steak nights ‘much more of an occasion’

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Technical difficulties besiege Sainsbury's online grocery site

02 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Shoppers took to Twitter this morning to complain about the site, which was running unusually slowly

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Sainsbury's launches Amazon Go-style checkout-bypassing app

26 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Nine months after Amazon launched its checkout-free store in Seattle, Sainsbury’s has unveiled a similar experience

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Sainsbury's expands hit 'Gary' vegan cheese range

26 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sales exceeded expectations by 300% since product went viral on social media


Paul Crewe leaves Sainsbury's for environmental consultancy Subscription

20 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Supermarket’s head of sustainability will start new role in January


Sainsbury's launches 'living well' marketing initiative Subscription

20 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket has commissioned research to determine which factors are most important to the nation’s wellbeing

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Companies urged to follow Tesco's lead in publishing food waste figures

20 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

An alliance of experts including Wrap have warned failure to publish makes it “impossible” to measure success

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Hubbub secures more Sainsbury's support for community fridges

14 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

M&S is also considering getting involved in the scheme

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Sainsbury's adds Argos click & collect points to c-stores Subscription

29 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Over 100 Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores will have collection points by the end of the year

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Sainsbury's Crawley offers a 'stress-free' shop Subscription

10 Nov 2017 | By Emma Gesto

The store was busy but still managed to score full marks for availability and shop floor service

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Sainsbury's first-half results: what the analysts say Subscription

09 Nov 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Sales at Sainsbury’s jumped 17% to £16.3bn in the first half thanks to the acquisition of Argos, but losses at the catalogue retailer, keeping prices down and the national living wage all dragged down the supermarket’s profits

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The first cut isn’t always the deepest. Sometimes it’s the following ones that prove fatal Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The latest news of job cuts at Sainsbury’s was perhaps to be expected after similar announcements from Tesco and Asda, but will they really deliver cost savings for the mults?

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Sainsbury's expands one-hour Chop Chop service across central London Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Express delivery will now be available to more than 1.7 million customers in zones one and two

Sainsburys SmartShop

Sainsbury’s jumps the queue in the checkout-less store arena Subscription

27 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Customers will be able to pick up their ‘On the Go’ meal deal without any need for that pesky till nonsense

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Sainsbury’s Snapchat venture is a smart way to target younger shoppers Subscription

19 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Remember the days when Snapchat was dismissed as an app for illicit affairs?


What’s behind the latest round of supermarket head office job cuts?

07 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Another month, another round of supermarket job cuts

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Sainsbury's Inglis Green Rd, Edinburgh: G33 store of the week Subscription

05 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

“All the colleagues were recruited from the local area – it has meant quite a lot for the local community”

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Sainsbury's Longstone Edinburgh wins G33 with huge score Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

The checkout experience was great with a “very nice elderly gentleman chatting whilst scanning”…

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Sainsbury's The Galleries, Washington: G33 store of the week Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

“All Sainsbury’s branches are being given iPads so management teams will be able to access everything we need on the shop”

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Sainsbury's large Washington store takes Grocer 33 win Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

Staff were “quick and willing” when asked for help and only one item on the list could not be found…

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First Look: Christmas ranges 2017 - video

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

Details are being finalised, ranges are still being added to, and almost everyone is still trying to decide what to charge.



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