Sainsburys

6 British Stateside Flops Primark Will Hope To Do Better Than

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

Primark is coming to America, with US fashionistas preparing to snap up their budget items at the chain's first store, set to open in Boston, Massachu...

Sainsbury's Suffers Shock Sales Slump

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's warned that the market is growing at its slowest pace for nearly a decade as it broke a nine-year run of underlying sale...

Banana Split: Fairtrade With Value as Well as Good Values

Judith Batchelar | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK
Judith Batchelar

Some of you may know that it's currently Fairtrade Fortnight, a campaign that celebrates 20 years of Fairtrade, and the focus this year is on bananas. Earlier this week, the Fairtrade Foundation looked specifically at the cost of bananas and the impact that competitive pricing of one of the nation's favourite snacks was having on banana growers in developing countries.

#Delicious Or #Desperate? Brand Launches 'Social Media' Friendly Food

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

Birds Eye has announced it'll launch a new range of potato shapes, "Mashtags" (Mas#tags), especially for social media savvy potato-lovers. The new...

A Masterclass in Japanese Cooking With Jun Tanaka

Emma Sleight | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Sleight

The average home cook is frightened of Japanese food. Eating it, yes. Pulling up a stool in front of a slow moving whirlpool of conveyor belt sushi or perching next to the open inferno of a Teppanyaki joint while the chef expertly flicks rice towards the ceiling and makes a squid ring volcano explode, yes, of course. But actually cooking the stuff?

Sainsbury's King Quits After 10 Years At The Top

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Sainsbury's CEO Justin King has decided to step down in July after 10 years at the helm as the supermarket's chief executive, it has been announced. ...

Are Call Centre Jobs About To Become Far More Interesting?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Mark Hillary

Maybe outsourcing isn't so bad after all? Brands wouldn't be able to offer the customer service that consumers expect if they didn't work with an expert in the business and it's also creating thousands of jobs that are just getting better and better. Don't knock it.

Sainsbury's Wins At Twitter With Epic, Pun-Filled Conversation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The very funny @TeaAndCopy excelled himself on Twitter today - as did a Sainsbury's employee by the name of David. Because @TeaAndCopy - aka Marty...

Dawkins Wades Into M&S Alcohol & Pork Products Row

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has attacked Marks & Spencer over its policy of allowing Muslim checkout staff to refuse to serve customers alcohol ...

Morrisons: Our Prices Could Fall In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Morrisons has become the first of the Big Four supermarket giants to suggest its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland. This comes aft...

Scottish Campaigners Threaten To Boycott Supermarkets

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Scottish independence campaigners have lashed out at the big four supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda, amid reports they could hike f...

Think Like Peter Crouch - The Success of Your Christmas Ad Campaign Depends on It

Jack R. Miles | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
Jack R. Miles

When deciding how to stand out at Christmas, it is vital that brands leverage and amplify their DNA - taking what is at the core of their identity and leveraging it in a way that is likely to resonate with consumers on a festive level.

Which Supermarket Is Offering The Cheapest Christmas Dinner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Morrisons is bringing the affordable festive cheer this year and has been crowned the cheapest supermarket to buy a Christmas lunch. According to r...

Sainsbury's Christmas Ad Stars Food From...The Co-op

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK

Sainsbury's has shown some early festive goodwill by unwittingly advertising a rival's products in its Christmas advert. Viewers spotted three prod...

What You Should Know About The Brazilian Wandering Spider (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Following in the footsteps of the venomous false widow spider comes the Brazilian wandering spider – a bigger, fatter and badder arachnid on all cou...

PICTURES: The World's Most Deadly Spiders Scurrying Out Of Sainsbury's Bananas

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Top Ten Facts About The Brazilian Wandering Spider (PICTURES, VIDEO) A family were forced to flee their home after an infestation of the ...

Loose Onions and Carrots: Or, How to Steal from Sainsbury's

Michael Allen | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Allen

My finger hovers over the image of 'loose onions'. Could I get away with it? Avocados are pretty expensive. My heartbeat rises and I peer out of the corner of my eye at the security guard by the door. ..

Tesco Profits Fall By A QUARTER, As Sainsbury's Soars

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Tesco has revealed a stark 24.5% drop in its profits over the first half of the year to £1.39 billion after suffering from poor overseas trading. ...

Jamie Oliver Fights Food Poverty - Will He Win?

Sian Breslin | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

I can't wait until Jamie Oliver's new 'Money Saving Meals' is broadcast. Everywhere I turn, it is Great British Budget Menus, frugal blogs and rising food prices. Jamie's tasked himself to improve the situation and he's already created massive interest with his controversial, honest and upfront comments on food poverty

Could Your Partner's Choice of Supermarket Be a Sign They Are Cheating?

Mike Taylor | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Taylor

The dating site has revealed the shopping habits of people looking for an extra-marital tryst. The survey of their 800,000 members were questioned on their supermarket preferences and food shopping habits.

Looking to the Future of Farming

Judith Batchelar | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Judith Batchelar

Last month the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced the Agricultural Technologies Strategy, a £160million investment that will bring new opportunities to the industry - both for young people and established farmers - and pave the way for much needed innovation and development

Same Price, Different Values

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK
Dr Arlo Brady

For several years now, big retailers both in the UK and overseas have focused their communications muscle on prices, which is was course a logical reaction to the financial crisis. But this has been problematic for Sainsbury's, which is almost certainly not the cheapest.

Night Shopping: Cheap and Wholesome Therapy

Josh Barrie | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Barrie

Night Shopping is a glorious time; a sanctifying time. For me, an insomniac who gets rather puzzled at it all, and who enjoys almond milk to an increasingly astonishing degree, there is nowhere better at 2am than Tesco.

Best BLT: Which Sandwich Came Top In Our Taste Test?

Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The noble BLT is an office staple, whether it's lunch on the go or a picnic must-have. Don't believe us? Apparently 1.69 billion of the sarnies sold l...

Emma Sleight

Tried-and-Tasted: Supermarket Best Brand Cookies

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Sleight | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Budget, mid-range and high end supermarkets went head-to-head against a high-end luxury food retailer in our inaugural tried-and-tested supermarket pr...