Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

Evie the electric van leads the charge for Sainsbury’s online grocery deliveries

Sainsbury’s latest recruit sparked into action last week. Evie, the zero emission electric van, is on the roads delivering online grocery orders to customers across central and east London. The retailer claims 100% electric Evie is the first of her kind making home deliveries for a UK supermarket, dropping off …

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Sainsbury’s ceo comments on CMA decision to block Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today (Thursday April 25) published its Final Report on the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, resulting in prohibition of the merger. As a result, Sainsbury’s and Asda have mutually agreed to terminate the transaction. Sainsbury’s ceo Mike Coupe said: “The specific reason …

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CMA blocks merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed merger of the Sainsbury and Asda supermarket chains. The CMA’s final report, published today (Thursday April 25)  said that ‘UK shoppers and motorists would be worse off if Sainsbury’s and Asda – two of the country’s largest supermarkets – were …

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Sainsbury’s and Asda commit to £1bn of grocery savings and fuel cap

Sainsbury’s and Asda have recently submitted to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) their responses to the CMA’s Provisional Findings and Notice of Proposed Remedies. In a joint statement, the supermarket chains said: ‘Sainsbury’s and Asda strongly disagree with the CMA’s Provisional Findings and have found the CMA’s analysis of …

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Which?’s position on CMA’s provisional findings into the Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

Alex Neill, managing director of consumer body Which? Home Services has issued a statement on the provisional findings of the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) into the proposed merger between supermarket chains Sainsbury’s and Asda. Alex said: “The provisional findings of the CMA’s investigation into the merger between these supermarkets …

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Joint statement from Asda and Sainsbury’s on CMA’s provisional findings

Commenting on the provisional findings of the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) into the proposed merger between the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s and its rival Asda, a spokesperson for Sainsbury’s and Asda said: “These findings fundamentally misunderstand how people shop in the UK today and the intensity of competition in the …

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Sainsbury’s issues statement on CMA’s provisional findings

Sainsbury’s has released a statement regarding the provisional findings of the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) into the proposed merger between the supermarket chain and its rival Asda. The CMA said it has provisionally found ‘extensive competition concerns’ as part of its in-depth investigation of the proposed merger. It explained: …

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Sainsbury’s celebrates its 20th year of supporting Comic Relief

Supersized red noses popped up at landmarks across the UK on Monday (February 18) in the build-up to Red Nose Day, as Sainsbury’s celebrates 20 years as Comic Relief’s official retail partner. From Blackpool seafront and Edinburgh’s Greyfriars Bobby to London’s St Paul’s Cathedral and the nose of Cornwall’s Mud Man, …

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Sainsbury’s trials sunflower lanyard initiative

Sainsbury’s has announced the extension of a new trial to help enhance the shopping experience for customers with hidden disabilities. The ‘sunflower lanyard’ initiative offers shoppers the option to pick up and wear a lanyard, which features a sunflower design and serves as a discreet sign for staff to recognise …

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Sainsbury’s to introduce dedicated wellness hubs in-store

Sainsbury’s is strengthening its wellness and sports nutrition offer by introducing wellness hubs in selected branches. In a move that the supermarket chain describes as ‘going head to head with the likes of Holland & Barrett and Planet Organic,’ the retailer has doubled its wellness range to more than 1,000 …

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