Following today’s release of Sainsbury's figures for the 16 weeks ending 29 June 2019, Thomas Brereton, retail Aanalyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘The myriad of negative growth figures covering Sainsbury’s eagerly awaited Q1 results appeared
The wait is finally over! This is the moment when Sainsbury’s trailblazing ‘Future Brands’ initiative well and truly gets under way. The first tranche of frenetic activity will see 12 intriguing ‘challenger’ brands jockey for position within Sainsbury’s ambient “Taste
Asda Sainsbury’s merger was ‘bold’ bid to drive down prices, says Walmart International CEO Judith McKenna
Judith McKenna, president and CEO of Walmart International, today defended the failed bid to merge supermarket giants Asda and Sainsbury’s.
Shoppers at Sainsbury’s Holborn Circus convenience store in London can check out the UK’s first till-free grocery store. The experiment will put SmartShop Scan, Pay & Go technology to the test in a bespoke food-to-go store, making grocery shopping quicker
CMA merger block leaves Sainsbury’s CEO out of the money and into a difficult position, says GlobalData
The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to block the ASDA – Sainsbury’s merger puts the heat on Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe, according to Patrick O’Brien, UK retail research director at GlobalData. "Whatever the rights or wrongs of
Following today’s release of Sainsbury's figures for Q3 FY2018/19, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Sainsbury’s launched its 2019 150th anniversary celebrations with a set of shoddy results this morning, continuing its struggles
Odysea continues to feed the conversation with the launch of 9 new products exclusively placed within 519 Sainsbury’s stores nationwide. The extended range offers customers an opportunity to purchase artisan products from Greece and the Mediterranean, all of which benefit from
Sainsbury’s and Argos have today launched a new ‘Help to Brighten a Million Christmases’ campaign to encourage one million food and toy donations in stores across the UK. The initiative expands on Sainsbury’s year-round food bank scheme and will be
Edible insect producer Eat Grub has secured its first UK supermarket listing, marking a shift in perceptions around this sustainable protein source and a move towards becoming more mainstream in the eyes of UK shoppers. Sainsbury’s will be exclusively launching Eat
Sainsbury’s has unveiled its new Christmas advert, The Big Night. Premiering on Monday during Coronation Street on ITV, and online from midnight on Sunday, the theatrical advert sees a group of children come together and take centre stage…although they weren’t
WPP Karen Blackett and Mishcon de Reya LLP Claudine Adeyemi top 2018 EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model lists celebrating ethnic minority business leaders
Karen Blackett OBE, WPP UK country manager and chairwoman MediaCom UK, today tops the EMpower Ethnic Minority Executives in recognition of her tireless work creating opportunities for ethnic minorities in the workplace and using her position to keep diversity and
For those looking to create bigger and meatier burgers at home, the new 5oz Steak Burgers are generously sized and are 25% bigger than the traditional Quarter Pounder alternatives, made with five simple ingredients: steak, salt, pepper, rosemary and crumb.
Oats company, Stoats, has partnered with iconic British pottery brand Emma Bridgewater to create a limited-edition mug in a collaboration offering consumers the perfect combination for the perfect cuppa.
Bathtime Buddies is celebrating a quarter of a century of bath time expertise by announcing a relaunch of its ever-popular children’s range. The exciting launch, developed by brand-owner, H&A, will include revamped packaging and brand new products. The new designs
Co-op shoppers will now have even more opportunity to get their hands on Shaken Udder's delicious milkshakes as the firm extends its listings to include The Co-op's Food to Go Stores across the UK.
Shaken Udder is about to launch its latest summer sales drive; an on-pack promotion offering milkshake fans the chance to win £1,000 just by buying a milkshake.
Combined Sainsbury’s and Asda entity to command a 31.4% market share, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 22 April 2018, reveal a market share of 15.9% and 15.5% for Sainsbury’s and Asda respectively, giving the proposed combined entity a potential share
Sainsbury’s proposed tie-up with Asda to create a leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing group with 2,800 stores and combined revenues of £51bn, will provide the scale to fend off the threat posed by Amazon in the UK supermarket sector,
Argos will tomorrow launch a new brand campaign – ‘You’re Good to Go’ - aiming to put the UK’s third largest online retailer at the heart of modern family life.
Subscription-based recipe kit service Simply Cook has unveiled a new range of in-store recipe kits with a unique design created in collaboration by B&B studio and Path.
Following a successful trial, premium milkshake brand, Shaken Udder, has now secured a full listing with Sainsbury's stores across the country. The 2017 trial, which featured four of Shaken Udder's 330ml bottle range, proved a huge success and now Shaken Udder's
Engage Hub rolls Interactive Voice Response system out across 600 strong Sainsbury’s superstore network
Engage Hub, the data-driven customer engagement solutions company, has been chosen by Sainsbury’s to help improve the experience for customers that engage with its biggest retail outlets over the telephone. Sainsbury’s started working with Engage Hub to deploy an Interactive Voice
Italian restaurant chain Zizzi has announced a new partnership with Sainsbury’s to pilot a new offering of take-away items. The partnership begins in Sainsbury’s Balham starting from 7th December 2017. Customers will be able to order Zizzi’s signature hand-stretched, stone-baked Rustica
Synonymous with cleaning since launching its first rubber gloves 70 years ago, Marigold has expanded its range in Sainsbury’s to now include five of the brand’s innovative new cloths and scourers, alongside the No.1 best-selling Marigold gloves. With a proven track
Sainsbury’s is the first UK supermarket to roll out revolutionary Formula 1 inspired aerofoil technology on fridges in the cold aisles across all of its stores. The new energy saving technology helps to chill food to the same temperature whilst