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October 4, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Britain's biggest supermarket chain, J. Sainsbury, will pay $325 million to buy a 16% stake in Giant Food Inc. from the family of a co-founder of the Washington-based grocery company.
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January 13, 2003 | From Reuters
U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and British grocer J. Sainsbury each are expected to bid for Safeway Plc in what could become a three-way battle for Britain's fourth-largest supermarket chain, sources close to the situation said Sunday. Sainsbury is poised to bid about $4.8 billion for rival Safeway after another British grocer, William Morrison Supermarkets, agreed to a $4.25-billion all-stock deal to acquire Safeway last week. (Britain's Safeway is not associated with U.S.
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August 28, 1998 | Reuters
British retailer J. Sainsbury bowed to a threat of legal action from Nike Inc. by withdrawing from sale some unofficially obtained polo shirts that the giant U.S. company said are fakes. Beaverton, Ore.-based Nike said it received a letter from the British superstore group's lawyers, saying Sainsbury Savacentre outlets have been told to take the Nike "Golf" polo shirts off the shelves. Sainsbury was not commenting.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1998 | Reuters
British retailer J. Sainsbury bowed to a threat of legal action from Nike Inc. by withdrawing from sale some unofficially obtained polo shirts that the giant U.S. company said are fakes. Beaverton, Ore.-based Nike said it received a letter from the British superstore group's lawyers, saying Sainsbury Savacentre outlets have been told to take the Nike "Golf" polo shirts off the shelves. Sainsbury was not commenting.
BUSINESS
January 13, 2003 | From Reuters
U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and British grocer J. Sainsbury each are expected to bid for Safeway Plc in what could become a three-way battle for Britain's fourth-largest supermarket chain, sources close to the situation said Sunday. Sainsbury is poised to bid about $4.8 billion for rival Safeway after another British grocer, William Morrison Supermarkets, agreed to a $4.25-billion all-stock deal to acquire Safeway last week. (Britain's Safeway is not associated with U.S.
BUSINESS
August 28, 1998
* British retailer J. Sainsbury bowed to a threat of legal action from Nike Inc. by withdrawing from sale some unofficially obtained polo shirts that the giant U.S. company said are fakes.
BUSINESS
April 20, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
Britain's biggest supermarket chain this week took on Coca-Cola Co., the world's most famous trademark, by launching its own brand of soft drink in what the country's media have dubbed a cola war. J. Sainsbury unveiled the look-alike Classic Cola in its 341 stores nationwide alongside familiar Coca-Cola cans from the U.S. soft-drinks giant. Sainsbury's brand boasts of "original American taste."
BUSINESS
August 28, 1998
* British retailer J. Sainsbury bowed to a threat of legal action from Nike Inc. by withdrawing from sale some unofficially obtained polo shirts that the giant U.S. company said are fakes.
BUSINESS
October 4, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Britain's biggest supermarket chain, J. Sainsbury, will pay $325 million to buy a 16% stake in Giant Food Inc. from the family of a co-founder of the Washington-based grocery company.
BUSINESS
April 20, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
Britain's biggest supermarket chain this week took on Coca-Cola Co., the world's most famous trademark, by launching its own brand of soft drink in what the country's media have dubbed a cola war. J. Sainsbury unveiled the look-alike Classic Cola in its 341 stores nationwide alongside familiar Coca-Cola cans from the U.S. soft-drinks giant. Sainsbury's brand boasts of "original American taste."
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