Sainsbury’s kicks off Jersey Royal season with potatoes available earlier than expected

Sainsbury’s kicks off Jersey Royal season with potatoes available earlier than expected   London, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, Sainsbury’s will be the first major retailer to kick off the prestigious and long awaited Jersey Royal season with potatoes available earlier than expected in selected stores from Wednesday 8th March. Due to a […]

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Sainsbury’s expects Harry Potter will be the most popular character at this year’s World Book Day

Sainsbury’s expects Harry Potter will be the most popular character at this year’s World Book Day   More kids across the UK expected to celebrate World Book Day than ever before Sainsbury’s sold a total of 1.2 million children’s costumes in 2016 Sainsbury’s childrenswear has performed ahead of the market over the last two years […]

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100% plastic-free: Sainsbury’s will replace plastic stems and adhesive from cotton buds

100% plastic-free: Sainsbury’s will replace plastic stems and adhesive from cotton buds   London, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has become the first retailer to publicly commit to the removal of 100% of plastics in its cotton buds. The move means the adhesive, which holds the cotton bud to the stem, will be […]

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Sainsbury’s expands Valentine’s Day offering to addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards

Sainsbury’s expands Valentine’s Day offering to addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards   London, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day as it launches same-sex cards for the first time. The new range addresses growing demand for more diverse greeting cards and provides all of its […]

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Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more

Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more   London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Skipping meals (19%) and cutting out food groups (43%) are both factors which 11-14 year olds believe can contribute towards leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition, when looking at how […]

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Sainsbury’s introduces The Changyu Noble Dragon Red, a Chinese Red wine

London, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Sainsbury’s launched a Chinese Red wine to the range, with a white wine to follow next month. The Changyu Noble Dragon Red comes as the latest addition to the range that continues to expand into new and exciting regions of wine production. The Noble Dragon Red […]

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Sainsbury’s expects bumper sales of cold weather essentials as customers prepare for low temperatures, wind and snow

Sainsbury’s expects bumper sales of cold weather essentials as customers prepare for low temperatures, wind and snow   London, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is expecting bumper sales of cold weather essentials over the next few days, as customers prepare for the forecasted low temperatures, wind and snow. This week, Sainsbury’s is set […]

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Sainsbury’s predicts Friday 23rd December to be its busiest day as shoppers stock up for Christmas

Sainsbury’s predicts Friday 23rd December to be its busiest day as shoppers stock up for Christmas   London, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A bumper trading day is predicted this Friday, as shoppers head in-store to stock up on Christmas essentials – in particular, sparkling wine. On what the retailer is dubbing “Fizz Friday”, […]

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Sainsbury’s introduces ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology

Sainsbury’s introduces ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology   London, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has become the first supermarket to introduce a ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology, helping ensure its own-brand snacks maintain the ideal level of crunch. Crunchless crisps voted biggest festive food fail Sainsbury’s […]

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Sainsbury’s predicts fizz sales will exceed last year as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights

Sainsbury’s predicts fizz sales will exceed last year as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights   London, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s expects ‘Fizz Friday’, 23rd December, to be the biggest Christmas ever for fizz sales as the nation’s love of sparkling wine hits new heights. In fact, 1 in […]

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Sainsbury’s sees increase in sales of traditional Thanksgiving products across Britain

Sainsbury’s sees increase in sales of traditional Thanksgiving products across Britain   London, 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — As American-fever continues to grip the nation, Sainsbury’s expects to see a boost in sales of classic Thanksgiving foods, in advance of the ‘holiday’ this Thursday. Traditional Thanksgiving products are expected to surge in regions across Britain […]

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Sainsbury’s expands its Tu clothing formal menswear range

Sainsbury’s expands its Tu clothing formal menswear range   London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is expanding its Tu clothing menswear range to ensure that the modern man – who wants to buy high street style and quality at supermarket prices – can find everything he needs under one roof. As the sixth largest […]

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Sainsbury’s supports Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity with profits on the sale of ‘The Greatest Gift’ soundtrack on iTunes

Sainsbury’s supports Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity with profits on the sale of ‘The Greatest Gift’ soundtrack on iTunes   London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Due to popular demand Sainsbury’s has released the soundtrack from its 2016 Christmas ad ‘The Greatest Gift’ on iTunes, with 100% of Sainsbury’s profits on the sale […]

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Sainsbury’s introduces new round Whole-wheat Biscuits that fit perfectly in your cereal bowl

Sainsbury’s introduces new round Whole-wheat Biscuits that fit perfectly in your cereal bowl   London, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — We have often overlooked it, but why is our favourite breakfast cereal oblong, if our bowls are round? You can never quite get that even consistency to your toppings and there is always a bit […]

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Sainsbury’s celebrates the role food plays in bringing people together at its second Christmas ad

Sainsbury’s celebrates the role food plays in bringing people together at its second Christmas ad   London, 2016-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s brings more entertainment to UK families this week with the launch of a second Christmas ad, which focuses on celebrating the role food plays in bringing people together at this time […]

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Sainsbury’s launches new packaging in a move to ‘Save Our Spuds’

Sainsbury’s launches new packaging in a move to ‘Save Our Spuds’   London, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whether chipped, roasted or in their jackets, the humble potato remains a staple for the British menu. Indeed, to meet the popular demand, British farmers produced over 5.4 million tonnes of the vegetable last year alone . […]

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Sainsbury’s highlights the importance of sharing the gift of time with family and friends in its new Christmas advertising campaign

Sainsbury’s highlights the importance of sharing the gift of time with family and friends in its new Christmas advertising campaign   Sainsbury’s has unveiled a joyful new Christmas advertising campaign, which highlights the importance of sharing the gift of time with family and friends this Christmas. London, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Christmas […]

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Sainsbury’s announces second phase of its Waste less, Save more strategy; commits to £1 million funding

Sainsbury’s announces second phase of its Waste less, Save more strategy; commits to £1 million funding   London, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has unveiled its latest move in the fight against food waste, by announcing a £1 million fund available to towns and cities across the UK. The commitment is the second phase […]

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Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training

Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training   London, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — To give its deaf customers a better experience in store, Sainsbury’s has created a short film for its colleagues on how to communicate with deaf customers, particularly those who use British Sign Language (BSL). Retailer creates award-winning film to […]

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Sainsbury’s and linguist Susie Dent launch The Taste Dictionary to inspire the nation when describing food

Sainsbury’s and linguist Susie Dent launch The Taste Dictionary to inspire the nation when describing food   London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research today ( 31 October 2016) reveals that we now think, plan and talk about food for more than 16 hours a week on average (that’s almost six years of our […]

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Sainsbury’s pumpkin-tastic facts

Sainsbury’s pumpkin-tastic facts   London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s that time of year again when we get busy carving freaky faces into pumpkins to give our neighbours a fright on 31 October. If you want to do the right thing and get the most from your pumpkin, here are some handy hints […]

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Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more: 1.8 million full roast dinners wasted every month in UK

Sainsbury’s Waste less, Save more: 1.8million full roast dinners wasted every month in UK   London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britons prepare 108 million on average every month, eat one per week, and half of people rank it as their favourite autumn meal. But despite our love affair with the roast dinner, we […]

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Sainsbury’s launches new and improved desserts in stores this month

Sainsbury’s launches new and improved desserts in stores this month   London, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Sainsbury’s customers will see a range of show stopping desserts in store. The 120-strong range of new and improved desserts, all in a brand new design, focusses on incorporating customers’ favourite flavours as well as introducing […]

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Sainsbury’s to extend vinyl records into 67 more stores across the country

Sainsbury’s to extend vinyl records into 67 more stores across the country   London, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the success of the introduction of vinyl records in store earlier this year, Sainsbury’s will be extending the format into 67 more stores across the country. Records will now be available permanently in 238 […]

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Sainsbury’s celebrates National Curry Week

Sainsbury’s celebrates National Curry Week   London, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since its introduction to Britain (in 1747) the nation has fully embraced and continued to evolve classic Indian cuisine throughout the decades. With popular dishes such as Tandoori meats in the 1970s and the Balti in the 1980s and 1990s, many of […]

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Sainsbury’s announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director

Sainsbury’s announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director   London, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s today (30 September 2016) announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director. Simon will report to Chief Executive Mike Coupe and be a member of Sainsbury’s Operating Board. Most recently Simon was […]

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Sainsbury’s introduces milk-free coconut-based alternatives to cheese

Sainsbury’s introduces milk-free coconut-based alternatives to cheese   London, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Great news for vegans and those with milk allergies or intolerances, Sainsbury’s has answer to your foodie cravings – milk-free coconut-based alternatives to cheese – available across the UK from today (28th September) in the Deliciously Freefrom range. There are seven […]

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Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App

Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App   London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 130 years since Sainsbury’s first offered a home delivery service by bicycle, the retailer is preparing to trial the service again with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London, via […]

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Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow

Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow   London, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s predicts that demand in the capital for its online groceries service will double over the next eight years, as more people switch to a mixture of shopping online and in stores. The retailer announced the forecast as […]

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Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year

Sainsbury’s to open 200 Click & Collect points by the end of the year   London, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following its recent acquisition of Home Retail Group plc, owner of Argos and Habitat, Sainsbury’s today ( 09 September 2016) unveiled plans for customers to shop whenever and wherever they like, by launching up […]

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