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Sainsbury's is planning to expand its 100-strong chain of Click & Collect grocery sites to 200 by May 2017.
04-May-2016


Sainsbury's is to create 150 digital and technology jobs at its Store Support Centre in Manchester over the next 18 months.
19-Apr-2016


Sainsbury's is to acquire Home Retail Group for £1.2bn, casting doubt on the future of up to 200 Argos stores.
22-Mar-2016


Sainsbury's is planning to create up to 460 jobs at a new supermarket in Colchester by 2017.
03-Feb-2016


Sainsbury's is looking to acquire Home Retail Group, the owner of Argos, for £1.3bn to create a combined retail business with about 2,000 stores.
03-Feb-2016


Sainsbury's is considering plans to expand its chain of 741 Local stores with more than 1,000 smaller outlets of about 1,000 sq ft.
27-Oct-2015


Sainsbury's is to create 480 digital technology jobs in London and Coventry, to support the expansion of its online and mobile shopping operations.
01-Apr-2015


Sainsbury's has won permission to build a 102,000 sq ft superstore at Barking in east London, with the creation of 500 jobs.
29-Oct-2014


Sainsbury's is looking to recruit 350 staff for a new £39m superstore due to open in Waterlooville this autumn.
22-Sep-2014


Sainsbury's is recruiting 250 staff for a new 50,000 sq ft store due to open at Wadsley Bridge in Sheffield in November.
12-Aug-2014


Sainsbury's Bank is to set up a 21,000 sq ft customer service centre at Rosyth Europarc in Fife, with the relocation of 270 staff from Pitreavie and Rosyth.
07-Aug-2014


Sainsbury's and Netto are planning to locate the headquarters of their new supermarket joint venture in Wakefield and the distribution centre in Scunthorpe.
23-Jul-2014


Sainsbury's Bank is to bring its foreign exchange business in-house and open travel money outlets in 28 more supermarkets, with the transfer of 500 staff from Travelex.
25-Jun-2014


Sainsbury's is linking up with Netto of Denmark to invest £25m in the development of a new chain of 15 discount supermarkets between Liverpool and Leeds.
23-Jun-2014


Sainsbury's is looking to recruit 340 staff for a new £60m store due to open on Raglan Street in Wolverhampton in June.
22-Apr-2014


Sainsbury's is planning to open 60 more convenience stores in London and the South East, with the creation of 700 jobs.
17-Feb-2014


Sainsbury's is planning to open a 43,000 sq ft store in Mold, with the creation of 300 jobs.
14-Nov-2013


Sainsbury's has confirmed plans to open a 1m sq ft distribution centre operated by DHL in Daventry in 2015, with the creation of 900 jobs.
13-Nov-2013


Sainsbury's has won permission from Great Yarmouth Council to build a new store at Beacon Park in Gorleston, with the creation of 350 jobs.
17-Oct-2013


Sainsbury's is planning to build a 185,000 sq ft online groceries fulfilment centre at Bromley-By-Bow in London, with the creation of 375 jobs.
15-Oct-2013


Sainsbury's is to transform the B&Q store on Hull Road in York into a 60,000 sq ft supermarket, with the creation of 300 jobs.
09-Oct-2013


Sainsbury's is planning to open a further 100 Local convenience stores next year.
07-Oct-2013


Sainsbury's Bank is to set up a new 80,000 sq ft office at 3 Lochside Avenue in West Edinburgh, with the relocation of 350 staff from existing sites in late 2014.
20-Aug-2013


Sainsbury's is planning to set up a 72,000 sq ft supermarket at a former B&Q store at the Stairfoot Business Park in Barnsley, with the creation of 240 jobs.
01-Jul-2013


Sainsbury's has confirmed plans to relocate 150 head office jobs from London to Coventry and Manchester, affecting the HR, property and IT departments.
18-Apr-2013


Sainsbury's is to expand its trainee manager scheme by making 250 places available this year.
28-Mar-2013


Sainsbury's is planning to open a further 50 Local convenience stores in London and the South East over the next year, with the creation of 1,000 jobs.
26-Mar-2013


Sainsbury's is to relocate its property department and up to 230 jobs from London to Ansty Park near Coventry in April.
31-Dec-2012


Sainsbury's is to create 10,000 jobs in its expanding chain of 500 smaller convenience stores over the next three years.
22-Nov-2012


Sainsbury's has submitted plans for a new store in Pontyclun, with the creation of 400 jobs, as part of the £200m redevelopment of the town centre.
08-Nov-2012


Sainsbury's has agreed a deal with Prologis to build a 1m sq ft distribution centre at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal by 2014.
22-Oct-2012


Sainsbury's is creating 15,000 temporary jobs for the Christmas period, and about 2,000 are expected to become permanent.
25-Sep-2012


Sainsbury's is to build a new 70,000 sq ft superstore on Gatehouse Road in Aylesbury.
04-Sep-2012


Sainsbury's is planning to build a new 30,000 sq ft store in Market Drayton, with the creation of 200 jobs.
09-Jul-2012


Sainsbury's has bought HMV's 64% stake in online e-book retailer Anobii for a nominal sum.
13-Jun-2012


Sainsbury's is planning to expand its chain of 1,012 stores with an additional 1m sq ft of floor space this year, while capital expenditure will fall from £1.2bn to £1bn.
10-May-2012


Sainsbury's has acquired 18 Total petrol stations from Rontec Investments, including seven sites in London.
12-Apr-2012


Sainsbury's is to relocate its Coventry-based support centre and 530 staff to a 136,000 sq ft office at Ansty Park.
02-Apr-2012


Sainsbury's is planning to expand the clothing distribution centre operated by DHL in Bedford, but up to 550 jobs could be lost through the closure of a depot in Coventry.
02-Apr-2012


Sainsbury's has secured planning permission for two new stores in Carmarthenshire, with the creation of 400 jobs in Cross Hands and Llandeilo.
02-Apr-2012


Sainsbury's is to create 1,200 jobs in Wales over the next two years, with the opening of new stores in Pontypridd, Cardigan, Haverfordwest and Llandeilo.
05-Mar-2012


Sainsbury's is to contribute to a £65m investment in a new company called Tamar Energy, which is planning to develop up to 40 anaerobic digestion plants across the country.
23-Feb-2012


Sainsbury's is reported to be considering plans to build a new 950,000 sq ft distribution centre at the DIRFT rail freight terminal in Daventry.
20-Feb-2012


Sainsbury's is to build a new 50,000 sq ft store in Sedgefield by 2013, with the creation of 250 jobs.
31-Jan-2012


Sainsbury's has won permission to invest £100m in the development of a 680,000 sq ft distribution centre at its site on the Houndmills Estate in Basingstoke, with the creation of 100 new jobs.
26-Jan-2012


Sainsbury's is planning to build a new store at the former GE Lighting site in Melton Road, Leicester, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
13-Dec-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to create 800 jobs in Scotland over the next 18 months, including expansion projects in Montrose, Pitlochry and East Kilbride and the opening of new Local stores.
30-Nov-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to build a 25,000 sq ft store at the Twyford site in Alsager, with the creation of 200 jobs.
28-Nov-2011


Sainsbury's is to open its first standalone pharmacy at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough next year, in partnership with Healthcare at Home.
21-Nov-2011


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new 51,000 sq ft store at West Bridgford in Nottingham, with the creation of 350 jobs.
02-Nov-2011


Sainsbury's has submitted plans for a new store in Golborne, Greater Manchester, with the creation of 400 jobs.
26-Oct-2011


Sainsbury's has unveiled a £1bn sustainability programme to increase sales of British food and fairly traded products, and 50,000 jobs will be created by 2020.
13-Oct-2011


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to extend its 350,000 sq ft distribution centre at Houndmills in Basingstoke onto a ten-acre adjacent site, which would increase the 750-strong workforce.
18-Jul-2011


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to open a new 500,000 sq ft distribution centre in Exeter by the end of 2012, with the creation of 450 jobs.
22-Jun-2011


Sainsbury's has submitted plans to West Lothian Council to build a 35,000 sq ft store in Broxburn, with the creation of 300 jobs.
13-Jun-2011


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans for a new 50,000 sq ft supermarket at Erdington in Birmingham, with the creation of 400 jobs.
16-May-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to expand its chain of 934 supermarkets and increase its non-food offering from 25% of total sales to 45% by 2020.
12-May-2011


Sainsbury's is seeking permission to build a 35,000 sq ft store at Penwortham near Preston, with the creation of 275 jobs.
12-Apr-2011


Sainsbury's has won approval from Medway Council for a new superstore in Strood, with the creation of 500 jobs.
11-Apr-2011


Sainsbury's has acquired the Broomhills Industrial Estate in Braintree for £4.7m, in order to develop a new logistics centre.
06-Apr-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to build a 60,000 sq ft store at a former bus depot in Motherwell, with the creation of up to 300 jobs.
21-Mar-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to open a new 120,000 sq ft supermarket in Corby town centre by 2013.
09-Feb-2011


Sainsbury's is to open energy centres in 200 of its larger stores, selling energy-efficient products from British Gas.
09-Feb-2011


Sainsbury's and Aviva Investors have unveiled plans for the redevelopment of the Warwick Quadrant in Redhill, including a new store, 100-bed hotel and the creation of 350 jobs.
24-Jan-2011


Sainsbury's has opened a sandwich shop on London's Fleet Street, which could lead to the creation of a new chain.
17-Jan-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to build a new 68,000 sq ft store in Stockport town centre by 2013.
17-Jan-2011


Sainsbury's is planning to create 6,500 new jobs this year and 20,000 over the next three years.
11-Jan-2011


Sainsbury's has announced plans to create 500 new jobs in its stores and cafes next year, and six new food training centres are being created in Bradford, Murrayfield, Oldbury, London Colney, Reading and Hempstead Valley.
22-Nov-2010


Sainsbury's is to invest £40m in its farming development groups over the next three years, in order to boost farming efficiency and improve its rural supply chain.
25-Oct-2010


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new superstore on Cornard Road in Sudbury, with the creation of 300 jobs.
21-Jun-2010


Sainsbury's is planning to set up a 241,211 sq ft warehouse at the former Entertainment UK site in London's Greenford Park.
14-Jun-2010


Sainsbury's has won permission to build a new superstore at the Balloo Retail Park near Bangor in County Down, with the creation of 350 jobs.
09-Feb-2010


Sainsbury's is to set up a 460,000 sq ft distribution centre at Marsh Leys Distribution Park in Bedford.
18-Jan-2010


Sainsbury's has won permission to extend its store in Kidderminster by 14,000 sq ft, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
18-Jan-2010


Sainsbury's has won government approval to build a new store in Nairn by the end of 2010, with the creation of about 300 jobs.
23-Dec-2009


Sainsbury's is planning to expand two stores in Derby, with the creation of at least 200 jobs.
03-Dec-2009


Sainsbury's has submitted plans for a 14,000 sq ft extension to a store in Kidderminster, which will create up to 100 jobs.
01-Dec-2009


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to rebuild its store on Yalberton Road in Paignton, with the creation of 100 new jobs.
18-Nov-2009


Sainsbury's is to create about 200 jobs at a new 30,000 sq ft supermarket to be included in Liberty Properties' £50m Bath House project in Ceredigion.
12-Nov-2009


Sainsbury's is planning to build a new store on the site of the Ashton Gate football stadium in Bristol by 2013, as Bristol City will relocate to a new £65m stadium.
02-Nov-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a £39m 60,000 sq ft superstore in Waterlooville, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
14-Oct-2009


Sainsbury's is to recruit 150 staff for a new 27,000 sq ft supermarket due to open in Westhoughton, Bolton, in February.
12-Oct-2009


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to Derby City Council to extend its store in Chaddesden by 28,700 sq ft, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
08-Oct-2009


Sainsbury's is creating about 200 jobs at new supermarkets in Belfast and Carrickfergus over the next few weeks.
24-Sep-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new 60,000 sq ft supermarket in Livingston, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
21-Sep-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new 70,000 sq ft supermarket at the former agricultural market site in Perth, with the creation of 500 jobs.
09-Sep-2009


Sainsbury's has announced plans to create 1,300 jobs in Scotland by summer 2010, including new stores at Strathaven and Prestwick and the extension of other stores to include clothing and homeware.
10-Aug-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new supermarket in Saffron Walden, with the creation of 350 jobs.
04-Aug-2009


Sainsbury's has agreed to set up a 110,000 sq ft flagship store at St Modwen's £150m Project Jennifer scheme in Liverpool.
29-Jun-2009


Sainsbury's is to raise £445m in a stock and bond issue to fund the opening of 50 new supermarkets and the extension of a further 50 over the next two years, with the creation of about 10,000 jobs.
18-Jun-2009


Sainsbury's is planning to open 50 convenience stores during this financial year, and a further 100 next year.
14-May-2009


Sainsbury's is looking to recruit 100 staff for a new supermarket due to open in Andersonstown, Belfast, this summer, and a further 250 staff of the site's former Curley's store will also be offered employment.
07-May-2009


Sainsbury's is recruiting 200 staff for a new 50,000 sq ft store due to open at Gloucester Docks in June.
16-Apr-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a new £40m 60,000 sq ft superstore at Vernon Way in Crewe by 2011, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
10-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's is to invest £14m in the extension of its store in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, with the creation of up to 40 jobs.
09-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to build a £23m supermarket in Stonehaven, with the creation of 220 jobs.
05-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's has acquired 22 Somerfield stores and two Co-op stores from the Co-operative Group for £83m, and will invest a further £45m refurbishing the sites.
05-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's is planning to build a £23m 40,000 sq ft store at Armadale in West Lothian, with the creation of 350 jobs.
02-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to build a 50,000 sq ft store in Crosby by 2010, with the creation of 250 jobs.
02-Mar-2009


Sainsbury's is planning to create up to 5,000 jobs in its chain of supermarkets this year.
13-Jan-2009


Sainsbury's has unveiled plans to open a 25,000 sq ft store in Hawick by 2010, with the creation of 250 jobs.
05-Jan-2009


Sainsbury's has announced plans to build a new store at Hardwick Junction in King's Lynn, which could create up to 400 jobs.
14-Nov-2008


Sainsbury's is to submit plans to East Lindsey District Council to build a 25,000 sq ft store in Louth, with the creation of 250 jobs.
03-Nov-2008


Sainsbury's is planning to build up to five £8m regional anaerobic digester plants by 2010, in order to process all of the food waste from its nationwide supermarket chain.
03-Nov-2008


Sainsbury's is to set up a 25,000 sq ft concept store to trial trading formats at a warehouse in Park Royal, West London.
03-Nov-2008


Sainsbury's is planning to build a 50,000 sq ft store at Bromsgrove Retail Park, with the creation of more than 400 jobs.
10-Oct-2008


Sainsbury's is considering plans to open private dental surgeries in its supermarkets, depending on the success of a trial in Sale, near Manchester.
08-Sep-2008


Sainsbury's is to proceed with plans to set up a 670,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Bridge scheme in Dartford, and the site will be operated by DHL.
25-Aug-2008


Sainsbury's is planning to build a new store at Hardwick Junction in King's Lynn with the creation of 400 jobs, enabling Pinguin Foods to invest in new buildings at the site for its 75 staff.
28-May-2008


Sainsbury's is to invest £273m in a joint venture with British Land to buy back 39 retail sites, in order to add about 500,000 sq ft of selling space and increase non-food sales.
27-Mar-2008


Sainsbury's is to create 150 new jobs at its non-food operation in Coventry, with vacancies in areas such as product design and buying.
14-Feb-2008


Sainsbury's is to acquire Curley's, the chain of supermarkets in Northern Ireland, securing the future of about 400 jobs at flagship stores in west Belfast and Dungannon.
17-Jan-2008


Sainsbury's is to relocate its London headquarters and about 2,000 staff from Holborn to a new 250,000 sq ft site at King's Cross in 2011.
08-Oct-2007


Sainsbury's is planning to build a £15m store in Biddulph, North Staffordshire, by mid-2009, with the creation of 200 jobs.
21-Sep-2007


Sainsbury is planning to relocate its general merchandising operation to Coventry, and is also looking to recruit 125 additional staff from other retailers.
20-Aug-2007


Sainsbury is said to be planning to invest up to £750m in the expansion and refurbishment of its supermarkets, including 4m sq ft of new selling space and 15,000 new jobs.
23-Apr-2007


Sainsbury's is looking into the possibility of relocating hundreds of staff from its London headquarters to sites in Watford, Farnborough, Hatfield and Leeds, having appointed Cushman & Wakefield to assess the cost implications.
18-Dec-2006


Sainsbury's is in negotiations to set up an 800,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Pineham scheme in Northamptonshire, while Morrisons is considering a 300,000 sq ft site in Swindon and Tesco an 850,000 sq ft site in Andover.
18-Dec-2006


Sainsbury's is looking to open between 30 and 45 new stores in the North West over the next five years, as part of a plan to open 200 nationwide.
13-Nov-2006


Sainsbury's is to create 130 new jobs at its store in Rayleigh Weir, Essex, in November, following the expansion of the site from 35,000 sq ft to 68,000 sq ft.
15-Aug-2006


Sainsbury's is planning to extend about 70 stores over the next year, in order to expand its ranges of homewares, electricals and clothing.
03-Jul-2006


Sainsbury's is to close its Jacksons distribution centre at Melton near Hull in October with the loss of up to 140 jobs, in order to relocate the work to Maltby, near Rotherham.
12-Jun-2006


Sainsbury's is planning to install recycling units in 347 of its supermarkets over the next three years.
16-May-2006


Sainsbury's has announced plans to open a 20,000 sq ft supermarket in Dursley, Gloucestershire, in 2008, with the creation of 225 jobs.
08-May-2006


Sainsbury's is in discussions with the Department of Health about plans to open GP surgeries in supermarkets.
13-Feb-2006


Sainsbury's is planning to open 25 in-store pharmacies over the next three months, to add to the existing 154.
19-Dec-2005


Sainsbury's has announced that John Baarda is to create an initial 32 jobs at a new £3m tomato production facility in Billingham, and the 23-acre site will use carbon dioxide and steam produced by Terra Industries.
16-Sep-2005


Sainsbury is to take full control of the buying and merchandising of its Tu clothing range, with the creation of up to 40 jobs in Coventry.
15-Aug-2005


Sainsbury is looking to recruit up to 10,000 staff aged over 50, in order to improve customer service in its supermarkets, but has also announced plans to shed most of the 180 field sales staff in its banking division.
19-May-2005


Sainsbury is to combine the management of its Bells Stores and Jacksons convenience store chains, and new store openings will lead to 665 new jobs across the North over the next two years.
06-May-2005


Sainsbury is planning to relocate its IT staff back to its Holborn headquarters in London, as part of the renegotiation of its outsourcing contract with Accenture.
30-Mar-2005


Sainsbury has acquired JB Beaumont, the operator of six convenience stores in the East Midlands with 193 staff.
01-Dec-2004


Sainsbury has sold its former headquarters in London's Stamford Street to the Beetham Organization for £48m, and Beetham will submit redevelopment plans.
15-Nov-2004


Sainsbury is to create 3,000 new jobs in its supermarkets, in order to improve the availability of stock on the shelves, but a further 700 head office jobs are expected to be lost.
19-Oct-2004


Sainsbury is considering plans to vacate its headquarters in Holborn, three years after moving there, in order to relocate outside London.
23-Aug-2004


Sainsbury has acquired Jacksons Stores, the chain of 114 convenience stores in Yorkshire and the Midlands, for about £100m.
17-Aug-2004


Sainsbury is to sell Shaw's, its chain of 202 US supermarkets, to Albertson's for £1.4bn.
29-Mar-2004


Sainsbury has acquired Bells Stores, the operator of 54 convenience stores in the north-east, for about £21m.
19-Feb-2004


Sainsbury has announced a £550m deal to acquire Swan Infrastructure, the company set up by Accenture to operate its tills and IT systems, in order to save £25m a year.
30-Jan-2004


Sainsbury is planning to install 70 more banking areas in its stores this year, with the creation of about 100 jobs, following a trial in 30 stores.
05-Jan-2004


Sainsbury is acquiring five stores in New Hampshire and Vermont from GU Markets for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its US-based Shaw's Supermarkets chain.
02-Oct-2003


Sainsbury Developments is seeking permission to build a 215,000 sq ft shopping centre at the Shippams site in Chichester, including a department store and smaller units.
01-Sep-2003


Sainsbury is planning to open 100 convenience stores on Shell garage forecourts over the next three years, with the creation of up to 2,000 jobs.
03-Jun-2003


Sainsbury has won permission to build a supermarket in Otley by next spring, with the creation of 150 jobs.
28-May-2003


Sainsbury is to set up a convenience stores division at its London head office, in order to fund the expansion of its chain of 57 Local stores.
27-May-2003


Sainsbury has announced plans to create 10,000 mostly part-time jobs in order to reduce check-out queues, but is also said to be considering 650 redundancies at its London head office.
07-Apr-2003


Sainsbury and Tibbett & Britten are to relocate some of their warehouse operations from Corby to Waltham Cross in July, affecting up to 150 jobs.
02-Apr-2003


Sainsbury is to invest £30m in training over the next three years, in order to improve product availability and cut queues.
17-Mar-2003


Sainsbury has acquired collapsed US retailer Ames, and about 12 of the 18 New England sites will be converted to its Shaw's format.
18-Nov-2002


Sainsbury is to create 400 jobs at a new supermarket at the Maypole in south Birmingham later this year.
05-Sep-2002


Sainsbury is setting up a worldwide wine distribution network by opening specialist centres in all the major producing regions, in order to improve the efficiency of its supply chain.
02-Sep-2002


Sainsbury is planning to expand its chain of 186 Shaw's supermarkets in the US with 30 new outlets over the next three years, at a cost of £250m.
22-Jul-2002


Sainsbury is to close its internet home shopping centre in Gorton and relocate the 150 staff to other stores around Manchester.
24-May-2002


Sainsbury has invited property developers to come forward with suitable sites for the planned expansion of its chain from 456 to 641 stores over the next three years.
25-Feb-2002


Sainsbury is planning to build a £60m distribution centre at Greenham Common in Newbury, and up to 750 jobs could be created once the scheme is given the final go-ahead.
07-Feb-2002


Sainsbury has announced plans to recruit 10,000 new staff this year, as a result of store extensions, refurbishments and openings.
01-Feb-2002


Sainsbury is creating 130 jobs at a new superstore due to open in Cockermouth in April.
13-Nov-2001


Sainsbury is to set up a 256,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Eurohub scheme in Corby.
29-Oct-2001


Sainsbury is preparing to recruit 300 staff for its new store in Claypotts, Dundee, which is due to open in December.
05-Jul-2001


Sainsbury is looking to set up new distribution facilities totalling 120 acres in Newbury, Luton and Kent.
28-May-2001


Sainsbury has won planning permission from North Warwickshire Borough Council to build a 700,000 sq ft regional distribution centre at Hams Hall, with the creation of 700 jobs.
26-Mar-2001


Sainsbury is to set up a commercial wind turbine at its distribution depot in East Kilbride, as part of a policy to use more renewable energy.
19-Mar-2001


Sainsbury is to invest £500m in 27 new stores and refurbishments in London over the next three years, creating 3,000 jobs.
19-Mar-2001


Sainsbury is to close its distribution centre on the Stakehill Industrial Estate in Manchester in April and transfer the business to a refurbished centre at Haydock, which could result in the loss of about 200 jobs.
12-Feb-2001


Sainsbury is submitting plans to transform the 20-acre Raglan Street site in Wolverhampton into a multi-million pound retail and leisure complex, with the creation of more than 750 jobs.
15-Jan-2001


Sainsbury is to relocate its London headquarters from Southwark to Holborn, in order to consolidate staff currently spread across 13 buildings.
11-Dec-2000


Sainsbury has awarded a £30m contract to Bowmer & Kirkland to build a distribution depot in Stoke-on-Trent.
30-Nov-2000


Sainsbury has won permission from Epping Forest Council to build a regional distribution centre in Waltham Abbey, with the creation of 800 jobs.
10-Oct-2000


Sainsbury is planning to build a £27m regional distribution centre at Hams Hall in North Warwickshire, which will provide 750 jobs.
24-Aug-2000


Sainsbury is planning to open six Local convenience stores on Shell forecourts in the south by next February.
03-Jul-2000


Sainsbury is planning to invest £900m in distribution, systems and stores this year in order to reverse a fall in profits, and is also aiming to expand its internet home shopping service to 60% of the country by the end of the year.
01-Jun-2000


Sainsbury has revealed plans for the redevelopment of its store in Maidenhead town centre, involving a new car park, a larger store and an integrated development of offices and shops.
03-May-2000


Sainsbury is considering plans to relocate its London headquarters, in order to release capital currently tied up in its Stanford Street property.
02-May-2000


Sainsbury is planning to set up a 695,000 sq ft regional distribution centre at Waltham Abbey.
10-Apr-2000


Sainsbury is planning to build a Homebase DIY store in Barnsley, with the creation of about 200 jobs.
07-Apr-2000


Sainsbury is to set up a Homebase DIY store in the Dearne Valley, Yorkshire, next year, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
31-Mar-2000


Sainsbury is to invest about £30m in Global NetXchange, the global business exchange that will enable retailers to streamline their supply chains and trade goods and services over the internet.
24-Mar-2000


Sainsbury has announced a sale and leaseback arrangement for 16 of its superstores, in order to raise £340m to redevelop the stores without having to seek permission from landlords.
28-Feb-2000


Sainsbury is to set up a store in Birmingham city centre with the creation of 100 jobs, as part of a £200m investment by the group in the West Midlands.
21-Jan-2000


Sainsbury has submitted plans to extend its store in Chingford, creating up to 60 new jobs.
20-Dec-1999


Sainsbury has confirmed plans to open a depot at Park Royal in London with the creation of about 400 jobs, in order to support its Orderline home shopping service.
06-Dec-1999


Sainsbury is acquiring Hampden, the owner of the Homebase franchise in Ireland, in a £18m deal.
02-Oct-1999


Sainsbury has submitted plans to build a new supermarket in Otley with the creation of 150 jobs.
26-Aug-1999


Sainsbury is to create 650 jobs in its Homebase division by centralising regional administration and expanding the floors business, but 1,200 jobs will be lost by removing a layer of management and withdrawing from the kitchens market.
18-Aug-1999


Sainsbury is seeking permission for a £5m extension at its superstore near Ilkeston, which would create up to 80 jobs.
13-Aug-1999


Sainsbury is planning to open 200 convenience stores over the next three years, and about 1,000 in the long-term.
22-Jul-1999


Sainsbury has announced plans for a new £20m store in the Northfield area of Birmingham, creating at least 100 jobs.
17-Jun-1999


Sainsbury is to create 500 new jobs at a new store near the Millennium Dome in East London, and it is expected to open in September.
13-May-1999


Sainsbury has announced plans for a £30m investment at the Castle Vale housing estate in Birmingham, and more than 500 jobs will be created.
18-Dec-1998


Sainsbury has acquired Star Markets, the US supermarket chain, for £294m and the 53 stores are expected to be converted to its existing Shaw's format.
27-Nov-1998


Sainsbury's is creating more than 100 jobs by expanding its Stafford supermarket at a cost of £7.5m.
26-Oct-1998


J Sainsbury has confirmed plans to launch a home shopping service at 32 of its larger stores, enabling customers to order groceries via phone, fax or internet, and about 500 jobs will be created.
06-Apr-1998


J Sainsbury has received planning permission for the first 2 of 7 stores that it is planning in Northern Ireland in a £100m investment.
15-Feb-1996