J Sainsbury PLC (SBRY.L)
12 Dec 2018
* Shares down 5 pct at 1407 GMT (Adds detail, updates shares)
* Asda alone among big four in holding market share * Asda sales up 1.5 pct, Sainsbury's down 0.2 pct * Overall UK market grows at slowest rate since March 2017 * Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons shares fall (Adds detail, table, shares) LONDON, Dec 11 Asda, the British arm of Walmart that has agreed a takeover by rival Sainsbury's , was alone among the country's big four grocers in holding its market share in the latest 12-week period, industry data showed on Tues
LONDON, Dec 4 British supermarket group Sainsbury's proposed takeover of rival Asda would not be cleared by the competition regulator without the need for "extensive remedies" if precedent is followed, according to market leader Tesco.
Oct 26 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* Regulator launched in-depth investigation of deal last month
LONDON, Oct 16 Britain's competition regulator said it would include German discounters Aldi and Lidl, and online retailer Amazon in its probe into Sainsbury's and Asda's proposed merger, as well as long-standing supermarket rivals such as Tesco.
Sept 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Aug 23 UK's competition regulator is starting a formal investigation into the proposed merger of supermarket chains Sainsbury and Walmart's Asda.
Aug 22 Britain's FTSE 100 opened 0.3 pct lower on Wednesday.
Aug 22 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 points lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * CAPITA: Outsourcing company Capita has poached the finance chief of bus and train company Go-Ahead Group to become its new CFO, Sky News reported on Tuesday. * SUPERDRUG: British pharmacy Superdrug said late on Tuesday there had been a "possible disclosure" of personal information of some of their Superdrug.com customers, which could include names, addr