Sainsbury's news

07 June 2016
How it works The vehicles are being produced by Dearman technologies in conjunction with Hubbard Products, a leading transport refrigeration unit integrator. Liquid nitrogen, stored under pressure, is pumped around the chilling compartment to keep products cool. It’s then pumped into the Dearman Engine, along with heat exchange fluid. When the two come into contact, the liquid nitrogen h...
24 May 2016
Sainsbury’s has chosen logistics company, CML, for pre-retail inspection and reworking for its clothing brand, Tu. Handling pre-retail services CML will operate from its 25,100 sq m facility in Magna Park, near Lutterworth in Leicestershire. The deal will see CML handle all pre-retail services for Tu clothing, including quality inspection and reworking. Delivering exceptional service CML...
04 May 2016
In newly released full year results for the 52 weeks to 12 March 2016, Sainsbury's has delivered further progress against its Evolving to Win strategy with its focus on quality, fair prices and being more convenient for shoppers. Volume and transaction growth Total retail sales grew by 0.4% but LFL sales fell by 0.9%, reflecting Sainsbury's investments in price, driven in p...
20 April 2016
Sainsbury's is to significantly expand its online operations by expanding its digital and technology teams. Responding to customer demand Sainsbury's has announced plans to recruit a further 150 digital and technology experts, building on a rapidly-expanding team. Last year, the retailer more than doubled its online staff, responding to rising customer demand for a multichannel experienc...
22 March 2016
After months of speculation, Sainsbury's has made a formal offer for Argos owner Home Retail Group. The cash and shares deal is worth £1.4bn and follows the last-minute withdrawal of a rival bid from Steinhoff International. Delivery capability a key Sainsbury’s, which already hosts a number of Argos concessions within its supermarkets, will be hoping to leverage Argos’s renowned d...