Tag: Sainsbury’s

Are Shop Amalgamations the Saviour of Retail?

Are shop amalgamations the saviour of retail
Posted on 18 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

The retail sector has experienced its share of fall backs over the past month. One of the most prominent establishments on the UK high street, BHS, received a major blow after it entered into administration at the end of April. This was then followed by... Read More

First Applications lodged for “Eyesore” Selly Oak Site

Posted on 30 June, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Harvest Partnership — a joint venture between Land Securities and Sainsbury's — has filed two planning applications for what is claimed to by Birmingham’s longest-stalled regeneration project. Work finally started last autumn to decontaminate the... Read More

Sainsbury’s to adapt Supermarket Space for Concessions and Non-Food Items

Posted on 17 April, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As Sainsbury’s continues to fall further behind main rival Tesco in terms of sales, executives face the challenge of more effectively utilising selling space. Along with cutting back on new large format openings in order to focus on the expansion of its... Read More

Sainsbury’s suffers first Christmas Sales Drop in a Decade

Posted on 7 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

After facing  controversy over its Christmas TV advert , it has emerged that the situation at Sainsbury’s has gone from bad to worse over the festive trading period. The supermarket brand has suffered its first fall in Christmas sales in more than a... Read More

Sainsbury’s Reports Third Consecutive Quarterly Sales Drop

Sainsburys reports third consecutive quarterly sales drop
Posted on 2 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Supermarkets have experienced a poor run in 2014 so far, with all of the Big Four reporting consistently falling sales as consumers turn to discount brands for their weekly shop. Unfortunately, it appears that this negative fortune is set to continue as... Read More

Sainsbury’s expands its presence at Ansty Park

Posted on 13 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Britain’s second largest supermarket chain has confirmed it is going ahead with plans to build an information technology centre at Ansty Park near Coventry. The retailer, which has more than 1,200 outlets nationwide, is negotiating the purchase of... Read More

Sainsbury’s unveils Food Waste Powered Store

Posted on 25 July, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Top Properties

Four years after it stopped sending food waste to land fill sites, Sainsbury’s has become the first retailer in the country to power one of its stores with green electricity. Like the rest of the supermarkets in its chain, the Sainsbury’s store at... Read More

Sainsbury’s Speaks Out Against Longer Sunday Trading Hours

Posted on 14 July, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

During the Olympic Games, an influx of visitors to the UK provided a welcome boost for retail businesses, with tourism spending for 2012 rocketing as a result. In part, this was due to the relaxation of Sunday trading laws, allowing larger stores to open for... Read More

Sainsburys reports Second Consecutive Quarter of Falling Sales

Posted on 11 June, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Sainsbury’s has become the latest retailer to post a negative report for the past three months, marking the second consecutive quarter of falling sales for the group. During the 12 weeks to the 7th of June, like for like sales excluding fuel fell by... Read More

Sainsbury’s reports First Fall in Sales in Nine Years

Posted on 18 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

In the battle of the supermarkets, Tesco’s top spot is increasingly under challenge from budget brands such as Lidl and Aldi and by its main competitor, Sainsbury’s. However, it appears that the UK’s largest chain may have some breathing space in the... Read More