Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

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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Sainsbury’s removes plastic bags for fruit and veg – and launches reusable bags trial

Sainsbury’s launched a trial at its Lincoln and Kidlington superstores yesterday (Monday July 22) which removes plastic produce bags for loose fruit and veg. Customers can bring their own containers into store – or purchase a reusable drawstring bag made from 100% recyclable materials for 30p. This is the supermarket …

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Sainsbury’s unveils UK’s first signing store

Sainsbury’s has today (Thursday July 18) unveiled the UK’s first signing store in Bath, as part of its 150 Days of Community initiative. The sign above the superstore’s door changed to Signsbury’s overnight, in a move to ‘celebrate community inclusivity and encourage all colleagues and customers to sign with one …

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UK first no and low alcohol pub set to open in London

Sainsbury’s to preparing to launch ‘The Clean Vic’: a traditional pub which will only serve non-alcoholic and low (up to 0.5%) ABV (Alcohol By Volume) alternatives to wines, beers and spirits. Billed as the UK’s first ever no and low alcohol pub, the pop-up will open its doors in London …

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Sainsbury’s launches new recycling scheme

Sainsbury’s launched a Reverse Vending Recycling trial at its Braehead Superstore in Glasgow yesterday (Tuesday July 9), allowing customers to return plastic bottles and drinks cans in exchange for money off their shopping. Braehead becomes the first Sainsbury’s store in Scotland, and only the third in the UK, to offer …

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Sainsbury’s unveils UK’s first meat-free butchers

The UK’s first meat-free butchers opened its doors to the public today (Friday June 21). Launched by Sainsbury’s during World Meat Free Week (which runs from June 21 to June 23), the traditional style butcher in East London offers an array of cuts and joints derived from 100% plant-based alternatives …

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