29 August 2016
Sainsbury’s becomes first retailer to trial Slow Shopping concept
To help elderly customers and those with disabilities Sainsbury’s store in Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is trialling a new concept called Slow Shopping.
26 August 2016
Sainsbury's Raise a Glass to New Scottish Craft Beer Range
Sainsbury’s will be introducing 32 new craft beers to the shelves of its Scottish stores and will be bringing on board three small Scottish breweries - West Brewery, Tempest and Isle of Skye.
26 August 2016
Paralympians Help Supercharge Next Generation of Athletes with Sainsbury's
As a proud partner of the British Paralympic Association (BPA) and a promoter of inclusive sport, Sainsbury’s has kicked off celebrations in support of ParalympicsGB with five athletes finding time in their training schedules to help encourage children to try out Paralympic sports.
18 August 2016
Lettuce eat leaves! – salad sales ‘rocket’ at Sainsbury’s
No longer relegated to side dish status, this year sees salads taking centre-stage on our summer tables and when it comes to the leaves – sales data suggests ‘the greener the better’.
07 August 2016
Admiral Menswear Brand Celebrates it's First Birthday at Sainsbury’s by Launching a Range of Performance wear for Men
Sainsbury’s deal to sell the iconic Admiral casual menswear brand reached its first birthday last month. The capsule autumn/winter range was originally available in 100 Sainsbury’s stores but quickly expanded to 170 stores due to its fashion appeal and customer demand.
05 August 2016
Sainsbury’s Proud to Sponsor Leeds Pride Parade 2016
This Sunday (7 August), over four hundred Sainsbury’s colleagues will turn out to support Leeds LGBT Pride Parade which begins at noon at the Sainsbury’s sponsored Parade Stage.
04 August 2016
New Tech Sets Tongues (and Tails) Wagging
In a UK first, Sainsbury’s is trialling a revolutionary piece of technology, dubbed the Electronic Tongue, to taste-test its own-brand pet food. The news will come as a relief to professional tasters who have historically had the ‘ruff’ deal of ensuring pet food is up to standard.
03 August 2016
Cachaca sales soar at Sainsbury’s
The games are nearly upon us and Sainsbury’s customers are already stocking up for Rio-themed parties. Sales of the Brazilian spirit, Cachaca, leapt by a massive 125% last week compared to the same week in 2015, according to Sainsbury’s.
01 August 2016
Healthy appetite for quality British groceries drives Sainsbury’s sales in China
Sainsbury’s plans to grow its business in China and develop its partnership with Alibaba by doubling the number of its products that are available on Alibaba’s Tmall Global online marketplace.
01 August 2016
Fashion Meets Function at Sainsbury’s New ‘Athleisure’ Range Launches This Month
The popular trend of sportswear worn as regular every day wear - known as ‘athleisure’ - is coming to more than 170 Sainsbury’s stores this week (7 August).