Sainsbury chief's pay jumps after profits rise

Sainsbury's chief executive, Justin King, pocketed more than £4m last year after the grocer increased its profit for the eighth consecutive year.

Squeeze on consumer spending hits Tesco

Tesco will confirm a fall in UK sales this week, as cash-strapped consumers continue to rein in spending on big-ticket electricals.

Sales growth returns at Morrisons

Morrisons has finally started to show signs of recovery, after a sustained period of weak trading.

Oscar Pistorius at the Olympic Stadium during London 2012

Oscar Pistorius, who awaits trial for murder, will not compete this year, confirms agent

The six-time Paralympic gold medallist was charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Investment Column: Food for thought if you want a stake in grocers

I think Tesco might look cheap by the end of the year, so it's time to take a punt and buy

City dumps Morrisons after another dip in sales

More sales woe sent supermarkets chain Morrisons’ shares crashing today as the UK’s fourth-biggest grocer continues to lag behind its big rivals.

Justin King, chief executive of Sainsbury’s

Eye-catching recruits and full bank buyout fast-tracks Sainsbury's push for supremacy

The supermarket has beefed up its management team with two high-profile banking appointments, and confirmed it would buy the 50 per cent of Sainsbury's Bank it does not already own

James Moore: Sainsbury's has its work cut out if it's going to make banking taste better

Outlook Bank well for less. Is that going to be the slogan for the new Sainsbury's Bank? New Sainsbury's Bank, you say. But hasn't the show been on the road for 16 years? In fact, wasn't Sainsbury's the first supermarket to dip its toes in these waters?

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HSBC profits to rise as costs cut

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Sainsbury’s buys out its bank

Supermarket giant Sainsbury expected to report increased profits

Supermarket giant Sainsbury is expected to crown another rise in profits this week with a deal to take full control of its banking business.

Charity asks for more donations of surplus food from supermarkets

Supermarkets and other food suppliers have been urged donate more of their surplus produce to help feed the poor and homeless.

Search on for the new Justin King at Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's has asked headhunters to form a succession plan ahead of Justin King's eventual departure as its chief executive, one of the most coveted roles in British business.

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