British manufacturer and distributor of premium chutneys, pickles and condiments, The English Provender Company has secured nationwide listings with Sainsbury’s for its Proper Pickle. The range which includes Beetroot, Chunky and Finely Chopped varieties will be entering 300 stores across
Sainsbury’s deal to sell the iconic Admiral casual menswear brand reached its first birthday last month. The capsule autumn/winter range was originally available in 100 Sainsbury’s stores but quickly expanded to 170 stores due to its fashion appeal and customer
Arcus and Sainsbury’s have cemented their seven year relationship in a landmark 10 year joint venture that sees the provision of facilities management services to the Sainsbury’s estate through to 2026. The agreement with Sainsbury’s follows seven years’ service from Arcus
Sainsbury’s plans to grow its business in China and develop its partnership with Alibaba by doubling the number of its products that are available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace. The move to accelerate its presence in China comes after
Aimia, the analytics platform which drives Sainsbury’s customer relationships, is now being used to help Japan’s largest retailer leverage its data and get closer to customers. Nectar owner, Aimia, has signed a contract with the retail arm of Aeon to
Netto lacked brand awareness and credibility of Aldi and Lidl in its latest incarnation, says Kantar Worldpanel
Sainsbury's announcement that it is to close the 16 Netto stores it operates in a joint venture with Dansk Supermarked Group, is unsurprising given the competition posed by arch rivals Aldi and Lidl, according to Fraser McKevitt, head of retail
Explore Asian’s gluten free, organic and high fibre bean pastas will be stocked in Sainsbury’s from the end of June. Normally found in the ‘free-from’ aisles, Sainsbury’s has taken the decision to position the bean pastas onto the main
Foods offering a reduced sugar option without compromising on taste are becoming increasingly relevant to a wider number of consumers. To offer its jam loving customers a healthier alternative, Streamline will be introducing its 40% more fruit, 30% less
Galvanina, the 100% organic, Italian sparkling fruit drink brand, has secured new listings in Sainsbury’s. Galvanina Sicilian Ruby Orange and Galvanina Sicilian Lemon in 750ml bottles will be available in 317 Sainsbury’s stores at the end of July.
Big four retain shoppers despite strong growth from competitors, latest Kantar Worldpanel data reveals
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 22 May 2016, show the market to be essentially flat, posting value growth of just 0.1%. With food price deflation remaining at 1.5% this period
Sainsbury’s is creating 150 new digital and technology jobs in Manchester over the next 18 months to expand its in-house digital and technology capability. Sainsbury's said building a strong in-house digital and technology team is a core part of the retailer’s
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 28 February 2016, show a small increase in supermarket sales which are up by 0.5% compared with a year ago. This is the fastest rate
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets decreased year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month – according to global information and insights company Nielsen. During the four weeks ending 30 January 2016, sales volumes declined -0.8% – the last
Marketplace delivery expert Fastlane International says Sainsbury’s bid for Argos could transform eBay’s click and collect service. It’s welcome news for eBay traders following yesterday’s gloomy forecast for 2016. Click and collect is fast becoming the most convenient way for many
Sainsbury’s able to repurpose space with HRG deal but analysts remain unconvinced by stores’ customer overlap
Sainsbury's £1.3bn offer for Argos parent, Home Retail Group, could be a brave and decisive move - allowing the retailer to diversify its appeal, repurpose its store space and simplify its own offering, according to analysts.
Wyke Farms, one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, today announces a unique partnership with Sainsbury’s to supply Green gas for its stores. Wyke Farms, one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, has
Sainsbury’s plans to expand its Netto alliance is the best strategy for fighting the discount threat, according to leading retail analysts. Commenting on the retailer’s results for the three months to 9 January 2016 - Sainsbury’s posted a 0.4% fall in
Shoppers pocket the change over Christmas as one million more head to the discounters, Kantar Worldpanel reports
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 3 January 2016, showed no Christmas uplift for the British grocery market as sales fell by 0.2% on last year thanks to continuing price deflation.
Multi-channel offering at Argos would be boost for Sainsbury’s proposition, says e-commerce specialist
Acquiring Home Retail Group would have been a major coup for Sainsbury’s, according to the e-commerce agency, Ampersand. “Taking Argos, with its robust multi-channel offering, under its wing would have certainly boosted Sainsbury’s proposition," Darryl Adie, the Ampersand managing director,
Profitero analysis: how does Amazon Pantry’s product assortment and pricing compare with UK supermarkets?
Ryan Jepson, strategy & insight analyst, Profitero, assesses the impact of Amazon Pantry on online grocers in the UK
Jessops has opened its 50th store, rounding off a successful year of expansion in 2015. The new concession officially opened its doors to Christmas shoppers on Thursday 17 December, at Sainsbury’s in Emersons Green, Bristol.
Atheon Analytics uses EXASOL’s in-memory analytic database to bring UK retailers and suppliers better insights
Atheon Analytics, the specialist retail analytics consultancy working with some of the UK’s largest retailers and suppliers, has chosen EXASOL, the fast in-memory analytic database, to power its clients’ data visualisations. As a result, Atheon Analytics now benefits from superior
Sainsbury’s outperforms market for three consecutive months and lifts market share, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
Sainsbury’s increased sales by 1.2%, growing across its convenience, supermarket and online businesses and increasing its market share to 16.7%. Consumers continue to be drawn to the retailer’s ‘Taste the Difference’ range, and with sales of champagne and sparkling wine
Graze.com, the specialist at making good snacks exciting, reports it is outselling three leading confectionary brands in WH Smith since launching into stores in July.
Aldi and Lidl bag 10% share of the British grocery market for the first time, Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 8 November 2015, show the combined share of discount retailers Aldi and Lidl has reached 10% of the British grocery market for the first time. Fraser