Specsavers opens at Sainsbury’s Preston Deepdale store

Specsavers opens at Sainsbury’s Preston Deepdale store   Specsavers opens its fifth concession in Sainsbury’s, taking its overall UK and Ireland presence to 800 stores. London, 2017-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is continuing its mission to provide customers with better choice and convenience with the opening of Specsavers’ 800th UK and Irish outlet in the […]

Sainsbury’s trials new coffee bar in its supermarkets

Sainsbury’s trials new coffee bar in its supermarkets   Sainsbury’s is branching into the coffee-to-go market by trialling a new coffee bar at the front of six of its supermarkets.  London, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The bars, called ‘1869 Coffee’ in reference to the year that Sainsbury’s opened its first shop, enable customers to order […]

Sainsbury’s partners with etiquette experts Debrett’s for a guide to Christmas gift-giving

Sainsbury’s partners with etiquette experts Debrett’s for a guide to Christmas gift-giving   Debrett’s new guide to festive faux pas says a text message thank you isn’t enough; don’t Insta-boast and always bring a bottle for the host – but don’t expect to drink it yourself. London, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has teamed […]

Sainsbury’s trials hot pizza pre-ordering service

Sainsbury’s trials hot pizza pre-ordering service   In a UK supermarket first, Sainsbury’s is trialling a hot pizza pre-ordering service in three of its stores. London, 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the trial, customers will be able to order a personalised takeaway pizza by telephone and pick it up in-store just 30 minutes […]

Sainsbury’s research reveals what makes a modern British Christmas

Sainsbury’s research reveals what makes a modern British Christmas   New research from Sainsbury’s into Brits’ festive habits reveals what makes a modern British Christmas  London, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research from Sainsbury’s has pin-pointed the fifty things that truly make a great British Christmas, from celebratory bubbles in the morning to […]

Sainsbury’s unveils its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign

Sainsbury’s unveils its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign   London, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has unveiled its Christmas advertising campaign which is a change in direction from the ‘Christmas specials’ of recent years into an extension of the retailer’s year-round Living Well campaign. Sainsbury’s has unveiled its Christmas advertising campaign which is a change in direction […]

Sainsbury’s launches two vinyl compilation albums from its new Own Label imprint

Sainsbury’s launches two vinyl compilation albums from its new Own Label imprint   London, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s customers can now pick up some exclusive, freshly pressed vinyl alongside their freshly pressed fruit juices. Following Sainsbury’s huge success in the vinyl revival, with one in every 20 vinyl records sold in the […]

UK: Sainsbury’s earns the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme

LONDON, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that Sainsbury’s has achieved Disability Confident Leader status – the highest tier of accreditation in the government’s Disability Confident Programme. Sainsbury’s, which employs over 190,000 colleagues, is the largest retailer to achieve this status. Largest retailer to achieve highest tier of […]

Sainsbury’s launches Tu Formal its first-ever full range of men’s formalwear and Tu Premium for men

Sainsbury’s smartens up menswear by launching Tu Formal & Tu Premium for men LONDON, 2017-Oct-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is poised to take on Ted Baker and Reiss with the launch of Tu Formal, its first-ever full range of men’s formalwear and Tu Premium for men. From 17th October, both ranges will be available […]

Habitat to open four new Mini Habitat stores within Sainsbury’s supermarkets by mid-November 2017

Interiors brand to open four further Mini Habitat concession stores in Sainsbury’s by mid-November LONDON, 2017-Oct-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Habitat is to launch four further new Mini Habitat stores by mid-November 2017. New Mini Habitat stores within Sainsbury’s supermarkets will open in York (Monk’s Cross), Manchester (Cheadle), Newcastle (Heaton) and London (Wandsworth), taking the […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2

Sainsbury’s rolls out Chop Chop one-hour delivery service to customers across London zone 1 and 2   Sainsbury’s Chop Chop delivery service has been rolled out to five more London boroughs Over 70,000 more postcodes will be added, giving Sainsbury’s the biggest reach of UK supermarkets offering one-hour delivery Baby emergency products and weekend brunch ingredients among […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance   Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at a Sainsbury’s petrol station fuelService app enables disabled and vulnerable drivers to ask ahead for assistance Sainsbury’s hopes to give disabled […]

Sainsbury’s identifies the biggest foodie trend this autumn – perfectly seared steak adorned with edible gold leaf!

Sainsbury’s identifies the biggest foodie trend this autumn – perfectly seared steak adorned with edible gold leaf!   Pair new restaurant quality steak and opulent edible gold leaf to achieve the most ‘Insta-worthy’ date night, in the comfort of your own home     London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Steak night will never be […]

Sainsbury’s Car Buying Index: 41% of UK adults believe they will buy an electric car in the next decade

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s Bank Loans research indicates 41% of adults believe they may switch to electric cars within the next decade One in four UK adults (23%) is considering buying an electric car within the next five years, according to new research(1) from Sainsbury’s Bank Loans. The supermarket bank’s latest Car […]

Godiva chocolates makes debut in Sainsbury’s supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s customers across the country can now treat themselves to delicious Belgian chocolates with the premium Godiva chocolate brand going on sale in 500 stores. This is the first time the Godiva brand has ever been sold in a UK supermarket. From Sunday 3rd September, Godiva chocolates will be […]

Sainsbury’s kicks off Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores nationwide

Sainsbury’s kicks off Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores nationwide   London, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers will be able to pick up their Argos and Tu orders from over 100 Sainsbury’s Local stores by the end of 2017. One year after the acquisition of Argos, this furthers Sainsbury’s strategy of serving […]

Sainsbury’s predicts five top food trends expected to hit our screens from GBBO 2017

Sainsbury’s predicts five top food trends expected to hit our screens from GBBO 2017   London, 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the return of GBBO in just a few short weeks, baking fans across the UK are dusting off the weighing scales, donning their aprons and hoping for some brilliant bakes.  Ahead of […]

Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app

Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app   Trial taking place from Sainsbury’s Pimlico store via the Chop Chop app. Customers pay via app and pick up shopping just 30 minutes after ordering online London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is today (11 August 2017) launching a trial […]

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing

Sainsbury’s expands its line-up of sportswear brands with officially licensed NFL clothing   Tie-up with NFL builds on Sainsbury’s growing line-up of sportswear brands Initial online launch includes 8 T-shirts for each team playing in sold-out London games Wider in-store offer with vintage-effect T-shirts, team hoodies and sweats will follow American football is growing in […]

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money research: UK holidaymakers plan to spend £836 million more this summer than this time last year

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money research: UK holidaymakers plan to spend £836 million more this summer than this time last year   The sum of the top five currencies bought from Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money in the first five months of 2017 was 26 per cent higher than the same period in 2016 London, 2017-Jul-19 — […]

Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October)

Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October)   London, 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October) with sales peaking during Wimbledon. During summer, the traditional courtside snack are the retailer’s best-selling product for […]

Sainsbury’s announces the arrival of its edible flowers range

Sainsbury’s announces the arrival of its edible flowers range   London, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Summer is well and truly underway and as temperatures soar, Instagram has come up smelling of roses with edible flowers emerging as the food trend of-the-moment. To conisde with the warmer weather Sainsbury’s has announced the arrival of […]

Sainsbury’s research reveals UK prefers dogs to cats!

LONDON, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Its official – The UK prefers dogs to cats! New research from Sainsbury’s Bank Pet Insurance (1) reveals 46 per cent of people prefer dogs compared to 30 per cent who like our feline friends better. Around a quarter of us (24 per cent) have no preference either way. […]

Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings

Sainsbury’s launches new Taste the Difference Chocolate, Avocado & Coconut Brownie Puddings   Love chocolate? Love avocado? Satisfy your craving for both with Sainsbury’s new brownie pudding London, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales of on-trend avocado have soared in recent years – Sainsbury’s has seen a 41% sales increase in the last year […]

Sainsbury’s introduces 28 new craft beers and ciders at its Northern Ireland stores

Sainsbury’s introduces 28 new craft beers and ciders at its Northern Ireland stores   Sainsbury’s Northern Ireland stores welcome 28 new locally made craft beers and ciders Craft brewery MourneMountains to launch three new products in Sainsbury’s London, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s will be introducing 28 new craft beers and ciders to […]

Sainsbury’s to host Open Farm Sunday events at farms across the UK on 11th June

Sainsbury’s to host Open Farm Sunday events at farms across the UK on 11th June   As part of its commitment to supporting British farmers Sainsbury’s sponsors events at farms across the UK including Visitors encouraged to take part in on-farm family activities Open Farm Sunday takes place on 11th June London, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR […]

Sainsbury’s expands its range of non-dairy milks in stores nationwide

Sainsbury’s expands its range of non-dairy milks in stores nationwide   Sainsbury’s reveals it has doubled its range of non-dairy milks in 300 stores nationwide London, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — How do you take your coffee? The answer is no longer black or white. Modern milk substitutes such as oat, almond, rice, coconut […]

Graduate Fashion Week partners with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running

Graduate Fashion Week partners with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running   London, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Graduate Fashion Week is proud to announce its partnership with Tu at Sainsbury’s for the second year running. Following the success of last year, the 2017 partnership will see both a womenswear and menswear graduate […]

Sainsbury’s launches new pilot project – Fairly Traded

Sainsbury’s launches new pilot project – Fairly Traded   London, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today (23 May 2017) launched an innovative pilot project – Fairly Traded – on key lines of bySainsbury’s tea. This new approach to sourcing will guarantee a minimum price and social premium while also, crucially, making farmers’ […]

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers

Sainsbury’s to boost support for hundreds of thousands of farmers and workers   London, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has today (23 May 2017) announced an ambitious new approach to the way it sources key crops and ingredients, from tea and prawns to coffee and bananas. It will empower its farmers to build […]