Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s shakes up cocktail hour

Sainsbury’s claims to be the first supermarket to launch a variety of cocktail ingredients in 35cl and 20cl bottles, retailing between £5 and £8.50. The grocer said: ‘This range is designed to be affordable for everyone, so shoppers can swap the cocktail bar for their kitchen – and the bottle …

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Sainsbury’s launches new Leeds Local store

Sainsbury’s officially opened the doors to its new Local store at the Wellington Place in Leeds today (Wednesday July 18). At 2,800sq ft, the store is one Sainsbury’s largest Local branches. It will offer the new city centre development’s businesses and residents a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy …

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Sainsbury’s appoints new non-executive chairman

Sainsbury’s has appointed Martin Scicluna as its new non-executive chairman. He will join the board as chairman-designate and non-executive director on November 1. Martin is chairman of RSA Insurance and also currently chairman of Great Portland Estates. Previous roles include senior independent director and chair of the audit committee of …

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Sainsbury’s extends Patisserie Valerie partnership to 70 stores

Sainsbury’s is sweetening its in-store food range by rolling out Patisserie Valerie products to more of its bakery counters across the UK. The supermarket chain trialled a partnership with the luxury patisserie brand in May 2017. The handmade cakes and pastries are made and delivered by Patisserie Valerie in the …

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Sainsbury’s expands vegetarian and vegan range by 10%

Sainsbury’s claims it is set to become one of the UK’s leading vegetarian and vegan retailers, as it increases its range by 10%. On Wednesday (June 27) 21 new plant-based products were launched by the grocer in-store and online, along with four vegan lines. An example is Naturli’s fresh meat-free …

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Sainsbury’s announces BBQ bundle

On one of the hottest days of the year and in preparation for England’s final group stage match against Belgium in the World Cup tonight (Thursday June 28), Sainsbury’s has revealed details of a barbecue bundle for four for £10. The ‘bargain BBQ’ is a result of Sainsbury’s price reductions …

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Sainsbury’s Home and Argos Home to sponsor New Designers exhibition

Sainsbury’s Home has announced its partnership for the second year with New Designers, and for the first time, Argos Home will also partner with the upcoming exhibition. Opening tomorrow (Wednesday June 27) at the Business Design Centre in London, New Designer is a two-week celebration of design that sees students of 200-plus creative courses unveiling …

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Sainsbury’s creates Group Chief Digital Officer role

J Sainsbury has announced that Clodagh Moriarty has been promoted to its operating board as group chief digital officer, with immediate effect. The supermarket chain said Clodagh will ‘create and lead the group’s digital strategy, ensuring customers experience an integrated and seamless digital experience across Sainsbury’s, Argos, Sainsbury’s Bank and …

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Sainsbury’s launches in-store ice cream parlours

Working with Unilever, Sainsbury’s has launched five in-store ice cream parlours, offering premium ice cream brands-to-go. The retailer says the trial is the first time that in-store ice cream parlours have opened in a UK supermarket. London customers in Balham, Wandsworth and Clapham Common can now scoop up Ben & …

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Sainsbury’s trials delivery service by electric cargo bikes

Sainsbury’s is piloting a grocery delivery service by electric cargo bikes, in what it claims is a UK first. A fleet of five zero emission bikes are delivering up to 100 online orders a day to South London customers from the supermarket chain’s Streatham Common store. If successful, the trial …

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