Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s spots ‘biggest foodie trend heading across the Atlantic’

Sainsbury’s claims to have identified the biggest foodie trend heading across the Atlantic this autumn: seared steak adorned with edible gold leaf. The supermarket chain said: ‘First seen on the plates of Silicon Valley’s biggest hotshots, the gold leaf is applied liberally to quality cuts of meat, creating a uniquely …

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Sainsbury’s supports Autism Hour

More than 600 Sainsbury’s stores took part in the National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour on Monday (October 2) at 10am. The charity’s campaign encourages retailers to create a more autism-friendly environment, where shops and services take 60 minutes to provide autistic people with a break from the usual overload of …

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Sainsbury’s appoints Jo Harlow as a non-executive director

Sainsbury’s has announced that Jo Harlow will join its board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. She will be a member of the remuneration committee and the nomination committee. A US national, Jo has a background in consumer-facing businesses having spent eight years at P&G and 11 years at …

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Sainsbury’s launches Argos Click & Collect service in convenience stores

Sainsbury announced today (Tuesday August 29) that it is launching its Argos Click & Collect service in 100 Sainsbury’s Local convenience stores nationwide by year-end. The initiative, which follows a three month trial in six Local stores, will allow customers to order Argos products and Tu clothing online and collect …

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Sainsbury’s predicts Bake Off trends

With the return of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ round the corner, Sainsbury’s has forecast five food trends that it expects to hit our screens from episode one. The supermarket chain’s predictions are: 1.Alternative sugars: ‘Those in the know are opting for alternative sugars such as coconut and date syrup, …

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Sainsbury’s trials UK’s first 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service

Sainsbury’s launched a trial on Friday (August 11) that enables customers to order and pay for their shopping online via the Chop Chop app and pick it up from the store just 30 minutes later. The retailer said it is the UK’s first supermarket to offer sub one-hour collection options. …

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Sainsbury’s splashes orange into the rainbow of Pride

Sainsbury’s has launched a range of Nectar coupons bearing the colours of the rainbow, to show its support for this year’s annual Pride Festival. The rainbow design features on the loyalty card system’s coupons for Tu clothing, Sainsbury’s Bank and Nectar Triple Points offers. Last summer, more than 2,000 of …

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Wimbledon sees strawberry sales take centre court at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October) with sales peaking during the Wimbledon Championships. The tennis tournament at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon began on Monday (July 3) and runs until July 16. The supermarket chain claimed: …

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Sainsbury’s launches edible flower range

Sainsbury’s has announced the arrival of its edible flowers range Grown by local producers in the Vale of Evesham, the brightly coloured flowers include varieties such as tagete marigold, viola, dianthus, cornflowers, borage and nasturtium flowers. All can be used in summer salads, as cake toppings or to garnish smoothies …

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Sainsbury’s launches ‘avocado fix’ brownie

This week Sainsbury’s has introduced a new brownie pudding that mixes chocolate with avocado. The supermarket chain says its sales of avocados have soared by 41% in the past year. The fruit it is often referred to as a superfood because of its health benefits. The grocery multiple’s new Taste …

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