J Sainsbury PLC

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Retail & consumer

Kantar data reveals flat supermarket sales for summer, Sainsbury's best performer in ‘big four’

Tesco continued its reign as the UK's biggest grocer, however along with Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda it lost ground to discounters Aldi and Lidl...

3 days ago
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's shares gain on reports of CEO Mike Coupe's replacement

“Every responsible business has potential succession plans for its CEO. This is nothing new,” a Sainsbury’s spokesperson responded...

3 days, 22 hours ago
Retail & consumer

Berenberg predicts 2p special divi from Morrison's but snips target as collapse of Sainsbury-Asda merger reduces growth prospects

Analysts said the FTSE 100 grocer would have been the "key beneficiary" of any store disposals from the merger, which was blocked by regulators in April...

3 days, 23 hours ago
Retail & consumer

UK grocery sales fall for first time in three years as alcohol and ice cream sales plunge

Last year’s heatwave meant us Brits forked out more on things such as beers, cider and ice cream, but with the weather much duller this summer, grocery sales have dropped...

on 07/23/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe backed for re-election despite botched Asda deal

MIke Coupe was lambasted over the Sainsbury's recent lacklustre performance at Thursday's AGM....

on 07/05/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe set to face a frosty reception at tomorrow’s AGM

The troubled CEO looks set for a pasting on Thursday as questions over strategy and executive pay are likely to bubble over...

on 07/03/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's sales drop without royal wedding, heatwave and World Cup

Sainsbury’s warned that retail markets remain “highly competitive and promotional and the consumer outlook continues to be uncertain”...

on 07/03/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's rating boosted to ‘neutral’ from ‘sell’ by Goldman Sachs ahead of first-quarter trading update

Goldman's analysts said: “While we continue to expect both grocery and non-food earnings to be pressured, and sit below consensus EBIT and EPS for FY20-22E, the stock has materially underperformed peers"...

on 06/28/2019
Retail & consumer

Next Fifteen higher as it forecasts “positive change” from Archetype agency in second half

The digital communications firm said trading at the start of the year had been as expected, with results from the “significant” changes at Archetype forecast for the second half...

on 06/26/2019
Retail & consumer

Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons lose more market share to Aldi and Lidl

Kantar said a wet start to the summer, compared to last year’s heatwave, has dented supermarket sales...

on 06/25/2019
Retail & consumer

Why Tesco’s Finest* convenience stores make perfect sense

Aldi and Lidl have been the runaway success stories in the supermarket sector in recent years, but the likes of Waitrose and Fortnum & Mason have more than held their own...

on 06/20/2019
Retail & consumer

Toilet roll maker Accrol expects further growth after successful turnaround

“We now have a good foundation for us to push on and continue to grow profitably,” CEO Gareth Jenkins said. ...

on 06/20/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's appoints former RBS executive to head financial services arm

Jim Brown replaces Peter Griffiths, who has run the business since 2012....

on 06/11/2019
Retail & consumer

easyJet’s FTSE 100 relegation could be more of a dip than a descent

The budget airline is accompanied by generic drug maker Hikma on the list of firms facing the blue-chip trap door...

on 06/03/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's and Asda become joint second biggest UK supermarkets, Kantar reveals

Kantar Worldpanel said Sainsbury’s and Asda both lost market share in the 12 weeks to May 19....

on 05/29/2019
Retail & consumer

Marks & Spencer finals to fix FTSE 100 future

High street retailer has sunk to the relegation places in the FTSE 100 index...

on 05/22/2019
Retail & consumer

Will M&S be too late to the online party? Liberum thinks so…

M&S will have to deal with fierce competition: Waitrose recently unveiled ambitious plans to treble the size of its online business, while Tesco, Sainsbury and Amazon.com have been investing into their delivery propositions for a while...

on 05/17/2019
Retail & consumer

Morrisons edges lower as first-quarter growth misses forecasts

Like-for-like sales growth of just 0.2% in its stores was below the 0.5% analysts had expected, but Morrisons’ boss was relatively pleased with the “robust” performance given the drop-off in consumer confidence...

on 05/09/2019

Purplebricks isn’t the first UK company to fail to crack overseas markets, and it won’t be the last

Overseas markets, particularly the US, have proved tough for UK companies to crack, just ask Tesco, Next, Sainsbury’s and many others…...

on 05/07/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's posts second straight quarter of underlying sales decline although full-year profit beats forecasts

The FTSE 100-listed firm said its underlying pre-tax profit rose by 7.8% to £635mln helped by synergies from the Argos general merchandise business it purchased in 2016...

on 05/01/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's badly lags rivals, adding to woes ahead of results

Latest supermarket sector figures showed growth for all big names except Sainsbury's...

on 05/01/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury’s blocked merger with Asda could end up costing it over £1bn in charges and a battered share price

The FTSE 100 supermarket already booked £17mln in merger-related charges in its half year results in November, while its market cap has shed around £1.2bn since the day before the merger talks came to light last year...

on 04/25/2019
Retail & consumer

Sainsbury's needs Plan B to save the business after CMA rejects Asda merger, say analysts

Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe faces the boot unless he can come up with another plan to turnaround the business, according to AJ Bell's Russ Mould ...

on 04/25/2019