initiative begins Sainsbury has officially relaunched its SAVE supply scheme for independent retailers in alliance with the Post Office and The National Federation of Sub Postmasters. (The Grocer, September 15). It is aiming to enlist 600 village stores and sub post offices by the end of 2002, allowing them to sell Sainsbury's stock at a premium and gather loyalty points. Sainsbury chief executive Sir Peter Davis said: "We want to be involved in maintaining services available to rural communities." {{NEWS }}