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Sainsbury's opens UK's first meat-free butchers

Sainsbury's opens UK's first meat-free butchers

24/06/2019 - 15:35
Launched during World Meat Free Week, the pop shop is a traditional style butchers offering customers a range of cuts, joints and sausages derived from plant-based alternatives such as mushroom, jackfruit, and pea protein. read more
CMA blocks Sainsbury’s-Asda merger

CMA blocks Sainsbury’s-Asda merger

25/04/2019 - 10:41
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed that it is blocking the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda. The two chains, along with Walmart, have since stated that they are abandoning the deal. read more
Sainsbury’s launches food bank labelling scheme for customers

Sainsbury’s launches food bank labelling scheme for customers

27/11/2018 - 08:39
Sainsbury’s has launched dedicated shelf-edge labels to alert its customers to items most useful for food banks. read more
Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology

Sainsbury’s to trial cashierless SmartShop technology

14/08/2018 - 11:28
Sainsbury’s is set to become the latest big-name retailer to trial cashierless technology in its stores, with a view to extending its roll out. read more
Aldi & Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all the UK Big 4 supermarkets

Aldi & Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all the UK Big 4 supermarkets

06/08/2018 - 11:27
Aldi and Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all of the UK’s Big 4 supermarkets, according to new research.  read more
Sainsbury’s slashes prices on almost 1000 essential items

Sainsbury’s slashes prices on almost 1000 essential items

22/03/2018 - 09:45
Sainsbury’s is slashing the prices of 930 everyday grocery products in its stores and online. read more
Sainsbury’s becomes highest paying grocer

Sainsbury’s becomes highest paying grocer

07/03/2018 - 10:35
Sainsbury’s has announced a 15 percent pay rise for its store staff, raising the base rate of pay from £8.00 to £9.20 per hour. read more
Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

22/01/2018 - 16:09
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has become the latest UK retailer to ban the sale high-caffeine energy drinks to under 16s. read more
Sainsbury's sales beat estimates as UK grocery prices rise

Sainsbury's sales beat estimates as UK grocery prices rise

04/07/2017 - 11:53
Sainsbury reported first-quarter sales growth that beat estimates as Brexit-fuelled food-price inflation boosted revenues in its core grocery business. read more
Surplus supermarket fights back against food waste

Surplus supermarket fights back against food waste

22/09/2016 - 16:35
A new shop selling surplus supermarket stock has opened in Leeds to an overwhelming reception.  read more
Sainsbury's to expand same-day delivery and create 900 jobs

Sainsbury's to expand same-day delivery and create 900 jobs

15/08/2016 - 14:12
Sainsbury’s has announced plans to introduce a same-day delivery service to 30 of its stores by Christmas to keep up with the rise in demand. The first three stores that currently have same-day delivery trials are Richmond and Streatham Common in London and Brookwood in Surrey. read more
Grocery retailing: Navigating the in-store digital divide

Grocery retailing: Navigating the in-store digital divide

09/06/2016 - 14:57
Grocery and other retailers in South Africa are still dramatically underestimating the impact that the onslaught of digital is having on the industry.  read more
Tesco puts Sainsbury’s customers on its list - UK

Tesco puts Sainsbury’s customers on its list - UK

13/04/2016 - 08:50
London - Tesco has set its sights on winning over Sainsbury's customers as it geared up to reveal a recovery going from strength to strength. read more
Sainsbury joins listed supermarket rivals - UK

Sainsbury joins listed supermarket rivals - UK

16/03/2016 - 15:11
London - Sainsbury’s surprise increase in fourth-quarter sales means all of Britain’s big listed supermarkets are back in growth. read more
Tesco breaks its downward slide - UK

Tesco breaks its downward slide - UK

09/03/2016 - 16:12
London - Tesco's fortunes are starting to improve, if the latest wave of supermarket sales data is anything to go by. read more
Sainsbury's eyes Home Retail - UK

Sainsbury's eyes Home Retail - UK

14/01/2016 - 08:42
London - Sainsbury's, Britain's second-biggest supermarket, said on Wednesday (13 Jan) a takeover of Home Retail was strategically compelling but insisted it would not overpay for the owner of the Argos household goods and Homebase do-it-yourself chains. read more
Supermarket fridges become more energy efficient thanks to Formula One aerodynamics

Supermarket fridges become more energy efficient thanks to Formula One aerodynamics

12/10/2015 - 14:58
Williams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One derived technology and knowhow, has collaborated with UK start-up Aerofoil Energy to develop a new aerodynamic device that can significantly reduce the energy consumed by refrigerators in supermarkets and convenience stores. read more
Sainsbury's on course to beat profit forecasts - UK

Sainsbury's on course to beat profit forecasts - UK

01/10/2015 - 10:53
London - British supermarket chain Sainsbury's raised its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday after posting a better than expected quarterly performance, raising hopes that the battered sector could be hitting the bottom and sending its shares soaring. read more
UK's 'big four' grocers lose more ground - UK

UK's 'big four' grocers lose more ground - UK

29/07/2015 - 12:50
London - All of Britain's so-called "big four" supermarkets saw sales fall over the last 12 weeks in an overall market that grew marginally, with discounters continuing to take share from their bigger rivals, industry data showed on Tuesday. read more
Sainsbury’s gives Rogers a bigger role - UK

Sainsbury’s gives Rogers a bigger role - UK

26/06/2015 - 08:50
London - British supermarket Sainsbury’s said on Thursday it is expanding the role of its finance chief John Rogers to include business development responsibilities.  read more
M&S chief sees pay rise by 32% - UK

M&S chief sees pay rise by 32% - UK

08/06/2015 - 09:07
London - The chief executive of Marks & Spencer, Marc Bolland, watched his pay package soar by 32 percent in a year when the retailer finally managed to increase its profits for the first time in four years.  read more
Coupe sees 15% market share for discounters - UK

Coupe sees 15% market share for discounters - UK

08/05/2015 - 11:30
London - Sainsbury's chief executive Mike Coupe has predicted discount supermarkets are set to gobble up nearly 15 percent of the market by 2022. He is the first boss of a major grocer to tell the City how much damage he believes Lidl and Aldi can inflict on the big four.  read more
Sainsbury's sales dip for fifth straight quarter - UK

Sainsbury's sales dip for fifth straight quarter - UK

18/03/2015 - 10:19
London - British supermarket Sainsbury's posted a fifth straight quarter of declining underlying sales and said it did not expect the trading environment to improve any time soon. read more
Christmas quarter sales cheer Sainsbury’s - UK

Christmas quarter sales cheer Sainsbury’s - UK

12/01/2015 - 10:29
British grocer Sainsbury’s reported a better-than-expected Christmas quarter, boosting its shares and providing a rare bright spot in an industry convulsed by the march of the discounters.  read more
Sainsbury's to cut spending - UK

Sainsbury's to cut spending - UK

13/11/2014 - 11:40
London - British grocer Sainsbury's said on Wednesday it would cut costs and spending and accept lower profitability in order to bring down prices for customers to ward off rivals in an increasingly bitter British supermarket battle.  read more
Sainsbury's aims to get more competitive - UK

Sainsbury's aims to get more competitive - UK

10/11/2014 - 09:31
London - Cutting costs, investment, prices, and dividends are likely to be among the initiatives announced by new Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe on Wednesday, when he reveals his plan for coping with the toughest market conditions for decades. read more
Sainsbury's halves loyalty reward points - UK

Sainsbury's halves loyalty reward points - UK

15/10/2014 - 10:49
London - British supermarket Sainsbury's is to halve the number of Nectar reward points it gives holders of its loyalty card in the latest sign that an escalating price war is forcing grocers to re-evaluate the merits of shopper retention schemes. read more
Sainsbury's cuts sales forecast - UK

Sainsbury's cuts sales forecast - UK

02/10/2014 - 10:02
London - Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast and said it would assess its dividend policy as part of a strategic review after second-quarter sales fell sharply, adding to the turmoil in the grocery market. read more
UK shop prices falling fast

UK shop prices falling fast

07/08/2014 - 12:12
London - Prices in British shops fell last month at the fastest rate since records began seven-and-a-half years ago, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) said on Wednesday, marking 15 months of sinking prices. read more
M&S steps up convenience store roll-out

M&S steps up convenience store roll-out

24/10/2013 - 12:08
London - Britain's Marks & Spencer will step-up expansion of its Simply Food store network as it looks to benefit from growing consumer demand for smaller, convenience outlets, it said on Tuesday.  read more
UK: Sainsbury's profit falls despite rise in sales

UK: Sainsbury's profit falls despite rise in sales

15/05/2013 - 15:39
Sainsbury's has posted a fall in pre-tax profits despite a rise in sales, as conditions remain 'challenging'.  read more
UK supermarkets in petrol price war

UK supermarkets in petrol price war

14/03/2013 - 07:22
Cape Town - Slashing petrol prices worth up to £2 per fill-up of petrol have sparked a price war among supermarkets, in the wake of months of hikes, reported the UK's Mail Online. read more
 Sainsbury's beats sales forecasts

Sainsbury's beats sales forecasts

04/10/2012 - 08:02
J Sainsbury, Britain's third-biggest supermarket group, posted better than expected quarterly sales growth, boosted by strong take-up of its own label range and the roll-out of its convenience stores.  read more
UK retailer using RFID tags to reduce shrink

UK retailer using RFID tags to reduce shrink

30/05/2012 - 08:44
U.K. retailer Sainsbury's has chosen Checkpoint Systems Inc. to create its labels and swing tickets for its new Gok for TU clothing range, designed by British fashion expert and TV presenter Gok Wan. read more
M&S and Sainsbury's buck consumers' indifference to brands

M&S and Sainsbury's buck consumers' indifference to brands

05/03/2012 - 08:53
Only 5% of British people would care if brands did not exist, according to research by Havas and MPG that placed Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's in the world's top 10 "meaningful" retail brands. read more
Direct sourcing hits working capital at UK retailer

Direct sourcing hits working capital at UK retailer

10/11/2011 - 09:36
A concerted effort by British retailer Sainsbury's to increase the volume of direct global sourcing has contributed to a £104m increase in working capital during the first half of 2011, according to its interim report published today.  read more