Search for J Sainsbury PLC and
  1. July 21, 2014

    Tesco rivals hit by Clarke departure

    The sudden departure on Monday of Tesco’s chief executive, Philip Clarke, put shares in rival supermarket chains in a spin....

  2. July 7, 2014

    Responsible business: making good work pay is next big imperative

    From policies on sustainable fishing and reducing carbon emissions, to campaigns to encourage clothes donations to Oxfam,...

Special Reports

  1. The Future of the Food Industry

    The global population is expected to increase by 2bn people by 2050. The prospect of f...
  2. Global Property Insight

    The Financial Times’ definitive guide to the world of commercial property from the per...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. July 6, 2014

    Supermarkets downsize for convenience

    As traditional supermarkets face increased competition from nimbler rivals, one response is for them to shrink the size of...

  2. June 24, 2014

    Sainsbury beefs up banking division in travel money push

    Supermarket group J Sainsbury has hired 500 staff from Travelex, the foreign exchange company, as it seeks to expand the...

  3. June 20, 2014

    Sainsbury teams up with Netto to take on discounters

    J Sainsbury, the supermarket beloved of Britain’s middle classes, is to enter the discount grocery sector in an attempt to...

  4. June 18, 2014

    Premier Foods tumbles on sales warning

    Shares in Premier Foods fell sharply in early trade in London on Wednesday, after the company behind a host of famous...

  5. June 17, 2014

    NHS urged to heed cost-cutting lessons from Tesco and BMW

    The NHS should look to Tesco and BMW for lessons on how to deliver care more cheaply and efficiently, according to a former...

  6. June 11, 2014

    Quindell’s premium listing lark is justifiably grounded

    Country clubs attract members by fostering an aura of exclusivity. But Quindell, a legal services group that grew out of a...

  7. June 11, 2014

    Sainsbury underlying sales fall 1.1% as price war takes its toll

    J Sainsbury said it would stand “toe to toe” with rivals on price, as underlying sales fell 1.1 per cent in the last three...

  8. June 9, 2014

    Sainsbury to test online clothing sales

    J Sainsbury is to begin a trial of selling clothing online, as it seeks to take on high street rivals with a broader push...

  9. June 4, 2014

    Tesco: every Lidl hurts

    “It is a supertanker, wallowing in its own wake, unable to turn round.” No, not Tesco, which has posted its worst quarterly...

  10. June 4, 2014

    Supermarket competition keeps shop prices on downward trend

    Prices in the UK’s shops fell for the 13th month in succession in May, as competition between supermarkets showed no sign of...

  11. May 25, 2014

    How not to sink in the rising tide of chumminess

    One day in 1995, back when the land line and the postage stamp were enjoying their last hurrah, I put in a call to directory...

  12. May 20, 2014

    London stocks underperform European rivals

    Shares in Vodafone fell on Tuesday, pulling the main London index lower after weaker than expected quarterly results. The...

  13. May 8, 2014

    Tesco steps up hard discounter offensive

    Tesco has stepped up its offensive against the hard discounters and pound stores, dedicating aisles in its stores to...

  14. May 8, 2014

    Morrison sales show little gains from price cuts

    Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, says the supermarket’s offer of savings on 1,200 products represents “big,...

  15. May 7, 2014

    King approaches J Sainsbury checkout leaving healthy legacy

    Justin King is hanging up his grocer’s apron on a high after a decade at the helm of J Sainsbury. The former head of M&S’s...

  16. FT Alphaville

    May 7, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE So Socgen is really, absolutely, without doubt committed to Russia, notes Izzy. NEWS...

  17. May 7, 2014

    European stocks fall on cautious outlooks

    Experian was the worst performing stock on London’s FTSE 100 on Wednesday after the credit checking company warned a...

  18. May 7, 2014

    Justin King bows out of Sainsbury with 5.3% profit rise

    J Sainsbury insisted it could withstand the escalating price war in the grocery sector as it announced a 5.3 per cent...

  19. May 2, 2014

    Sainsbury expected to reduce capital expenditure

    Mike Coupe, the incoming chief executive of J Sainsbury, is set to signal that his tenure will be marked by lower capital...

  20. April 16, 2014

    Tesco helps retailers bounce on FTSE

    Shares in Tesco were at the top of the FTSE Eurofirst 300 after its full-year results were largely free of nasty surprises,...

  21. March 21, 2014

    Week in Review, March 22

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Kerviel’s €4.9bn SocGen repayment...

  22. March 21, 2014

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: J Sainsbury (SBRY) Earnings will come under pressure this year and the short-term outlook looks sour, but there’s a...

  23. March 18, 2014

    Supermarkets find move into banking difficult

    It’s not just the grocery market facing troubles, as supermarkets trying to establish retail banks are finding out....

  24. March 18, 2014

    Price wars threaten to reshape landscape of supermarkets

    When Wm Morrison announced that it would invest £1bn cutting prices over the next three years, it threatened to turn the...

  25. March 18, 2014

    Sainsbury shows size of challenge for supermarkets

    Concerns over the fortunes of Britain’s biggest supermarkets intensified after J Sainsbury reported its first fall in...

  26. March 13, 2014

    European shares flat as supermarkets weigh

    UK supermarkets were sold off heavily on Thursday after Wm Morrison, Britain’s fourth biggest grocer, reported its lowest...

  27. March 11, 2014

    Grim up north for Co-op boss

    The resignation of chief executive Euan Sutherland deals a dangerous blow to the Co-operative Group. Such shocks have been...

  28. March 10, 2014

    Supermarket operators rethinking their property portfolios

    When Loblaw, the Canadian supermarket chain, spun off its property assets into a separate company last July, it underlined...

  29. February 23, 2014

    FTSE 100 chiefs wary of impact on business of Scotland’s Yes vote

    Two-thirds of FTSE 100 chairmen who participated in a survey believe Scottish independence would be bad for British...

  30. February 20, 2014

    Supermarket chain Asda urges caution over extent of UK recovery

    The green shoots of recovery in London and the southeast are not being felt across large parts of the UK, the supermarket...

  31. February 16, 2014

    UK’s top retailers speak out against Scottish independence

    The UK’s largest retailers have voiced overwhelmingly hostile views about Scottish independence and the impact it could have...

  32. February 4, 2014

    Retailers review Scottish pricing ahead of independence vote

    When supermarket bosses last year warned of rising prices in Scotland in the event of a “yes” vote in this year’s...

  33. January 31, 2014

    Week in Review, February 1

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Apple sales meet with ritual share...

  34. January 29, 2014

    King checks out with Sainsbury on a high

    When Justin King hangs up his grocer’s apron in July, the chief executive of J Sainsbury will have completed an almost...

  35. January 29, 2014

    How King made a name for himself at Sainsbury

    Ten years ago Justin King was the self-assured upstart out to make a name for himself. Today the chief executive of J...

  36. January 29, 2014

    Sainsbury: King leaves UK supermarket

    First, the record. Justin King bows out of J Sainsbury after 10 years at the top with numbers to be proud of. Shareholder...

  37. January 29, 2014

    Prince of Orange’s abdication poses zest test for Coupe

    Vroom vroom! The announcement that Justin King will step down as chief executive of J Sainsbury after 10 years will rev up...

  38. FT Alphaville

    January 29, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Cardiff looks at using reverse repo to replace the Fed Funds as the policy rate. NEWS...

Search for J Sainsbury PLC and