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Mike Coupe to retire as ceo of Sainsbury’s

After almost six years as chief executive officer (ceo) and 15 years working for J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury’s), Mike Coupe has confirmed his intention to retire later this year. He will continue in his role as ceo until the end of May. In a statement, the supermarket chain said that …

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Which? reveals Sainsbury’s as cheapest supermarket of 2019

Sainsbury’s has been crowned the cheapest supermarket of 2019, according to Which? research. The consumer association tracked thousands of branded grocery prices across six major supermarket chains throughout 2019 to find out how much each retailer was charging. Which? compiled a list of 53 common grocery items, from Andrex toilet …

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Sainsbury’s Home launches Sleep More Sustainably collection

Sainsbury’s Home has launched an exclusive range of bed linen made from a blend of recycled polyester and BCI cotton. Designed to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep, the ‘Sleep More Sustainably’ bedding will be available in a range of sizes, from single to king, with a total of 48* recycled …

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Sainsbury’s unveils Christmas advert

Sainsbury’s unveiled its new Christmas advert on Tuesday (November 12). The commercial premiered in a primetime TV slot during soap opera ‘Emmerdale’ on ITV. The Dickensian themed advert focuses on the humble beginnings of a young boy called Nicholas 150 years ago. The supermarket chain said: ‘Depicting a Dickensian London, …

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Retailers join together to launch mental health support for retail workers

In a UK industry first, seven retailers have joined forces to launch an online training guide designed to help the mental health and wellbeing of retail workers. Funded by the John Lewis Partnership,(JLP) Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Co-op, Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Next – and developed with the expertise of …

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Sainsbury’s and Argos roll out hidden disability lanyard scheme

Sainsbury’s and Argos have announced the nationwide rollout of sunflower design lanyards in all its stores, to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities such as autism, dementia, visual or hearing impairment and anxiety. Following a successful trial earlier this year, the initiative offers shoppers the option …

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Sainsbury’s and Tefal join forces for recycling scheme

Tefal has launched a new recycling scheme with supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The cookware company is urging the nation to exchange its old pots and pans from now until October 15 in a bid to encourage greater recycling. For the next three weeks, Sainsbury’s will offer customers the chance to recycle …

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Sainsbury’s becomes first retailer to reduce plastic packaging in fresh flowers in 167 stores

Sainsbury’s is launching a new trial this week which, it claims, makes it the first UK retailer to reduce plastic packaging in fresh floral ranges on a large scale. The 12-week trial, which runs into December in 167 stores, marks another step towards the supermarket chain achieving its commitment to …

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Sainsbury’s to halve plastic packaging by 2025

Sainsbury’s has announced an ambitious commitment to reduce plastic packaging by 50% by 2025. This target includes all branded food packaging, Sainsbury’s brand food packaging and packaging across all of Sainsbury’s operations. Sainsbury’s currently uses almost 120,000 tonnes of plastic packaging per year and believes a ‘transformational leap in thinking …

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Sainsbury’s saddles up with Deliveroo for takeaway trial

Sainsbury has teamed up with online delivery company Deliveroo to bring hot pizzas straight from the supermarket’s counters to customers’ homes. The two-month trial, which launched yesterday (Monday July 22) in five branches – Cambridge, Selly Oak, West Hove, Pimlico and Hornsey – is billed as the first time that …

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