J Sainsbury

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UK consumers ‘don’t know what to cook’ as £1.2bn of food is binned a year
A fifth of those polled said they could reduce food waste if they knew more recipes

Zoe Wood Consumer affairs correspondent

20, Jan, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover obituary
Businessman who oversaw the rise of the family firm, J Sainsbury, which became the largest supermarket in Britain

Stephen Bates

16, Jan, 2022 @1:22 PM

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John Sainsbury, shopkeeper ‘to his core’, dies aged 94
Tributes to Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, who joined family business in 1950 and ran the chain from 1969 until his retirement in 1992

Staff and agencies

15, Jan, 2022 @4:29 AM

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Sainsbury’s toasts £60m more profits as champagne sales soar
Total sales slip after supply problems with technology, gaming kit and toys hit group’s Argos chain

Sarah Butler

12, Jan, 2022 @8:34 AM

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Sainsbury’s to increase shop workers’ pay to at least £10 an hour
New rates of pay for drivers and store staff exceed legal minimum wage for people aged 25 and older

Sarah Butler

07, Jan, 2022 @2:55 PM

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Inflation adds £15 to Britain’s Christmas groceries bills
Rate hits 3.5%, with the return of shoppers to supermarkets pushing sales to £11.7bn

Joanna Partridge

05, Jan, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Mince pie war hots up as supermarkets bid to woo younger taste buds
Be it cookie-style or plant-based, gin-infused or speculoos filling, retailers are experimenting with the festive cake

Zoe Wood

27, Nov, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Sainsbury’s joins the smart set with checkout-free trial in London
Supermarket teams up with Amazon to let customers shop without scanning items or visiting a till

Sarah Butler

16, Nov, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Sainsbury’s delays toy sale amid supply chain problems
Chief executive also warns there could be fewer electronic goods on sale in run-up to Christmas

Sarah Butler

04, Nov, 2021 @3:47 PM

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How do UK supermarkets rate on the climate crisis?
On the eve of the Cop26 summit, we see what the big chains are doing on the environment

Georgina Quach

30, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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ECB keeps interest rates on hold, warns of ‘transitory’ higher inflation - as it happened
Oil prices have fallen to their lowest level in two weeks, as carmakers warn over global semiconductor shortages, and Shell vows to halve its emissions by 2030

Joanna Partridge

28, Oct, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Supermarkets using cardboard cutouts to hide gaps left by supply issues
Public mockery as problems with deliveries and a move to fewer product lines result in empty shelves

Sarah Butler

22, Oct, 2021 @4:53 PM

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