04 September 2015
Sainsbury’s farming apprenticeship scheme to help support shortage of young farmers
Sainsbury’s is calling on young adults to consider a career in farming as it opens applications for its horticultural and agricultural apprenticeship programme this September.
02 September 2015
Goodbye gravy, hello harissa: Sainsbury’s delves into its archive to uncover the nation’s evolving palate
Sainsbury’s has explored its archive alongside food historian Polly Russell to uncover the fascinating generational shift that’s been happening in our store cupboards.
27 August 2015
137,000 Sainsbury’s store colleagues to receive 4% pay rise
Sainsbury’s will award 137,000 colleagues working in stores across the country an industry-leading pay increase of 4%, taking Sainsbury’s standard rate of pay to £7.36 per hour, effective from 30 August. This is the highest pay increase for store colleagues the company has awarded in over a decade.
26 August 2015
Sainsbury’s cuts the price of diesel and unleaded petrol
From tomorrow, 27th August, Sainsbury’s is cutting the prices of unleaded petrol by up to 2 pence per litre and diesel by 1 pence per litre, across its 300 forecourts. This will give excellent value for millions of motorists across the UK, ahead of their Bank Holiday weekend travels.
24 August 2015
Half of adults say school days are the best
In the run up to back to school, parents remember their fondest school memories.
18 August 2015
Sainsbury’s introduces Brand Match online
Sainsbury’s is rolling out its successful Brand Match scheme to online orders from Wednesday 19th August, as part of its longstanding commitment to ensure it offers customers great value on grocery brands.
18 August 2015
British Figs launch in Sainsbury’s
Today *Tuesday 18th August*, will see the first British Figs of the season land in Sainsbury’s stores. These Figs will be available in 24 stores in the South East with distribution growing throughout the season – which is expected to last until early October.
13 August 2015
Sainsbury’s takes Tu clothing nationwide with online launch
Sainsbury's is today launching its Tu clothing website http://tuclothing.sainsburys.co.uk, providing nationwide access to the collection. For the first time, customers across the whole of the UK will be able to buy the Tu clothing range from the comfort of their own homes.
13 August 2015
Sainsbury’s moves to top spot for English apples and pears
Sainsbury’s has regained the No1 position for English apples and pears, with over 42,000 tonnes of the home grown fruits sold this season, making it the biggest crop for any supermarket. Selling nearly 300 million apples and pears makes this the biggest season for Sainsbury’s to date according to independent figures released today by English Apples and Pears Ltd.
04 August 2015
GFTN-UK Forest Product Reporting Summary For 2014
Sainsbury’s has been a participant in WWF’s Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN) in the UK since 1995.