How Sainsbury's Coupe plans to accelerate performance

Sainsbury's chief executive Mike Coupe

Despite being overshadowed by the CMA’s decision to block its planned merger with Asda, Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe insisted at today’s results that the future is still bright. We take a look at his plans to move the grocer forward.

Despite being overshadowed by the CMA’s decision to block its planned merger with Asda, Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe insisted at today’s results that the future is still bright. We take a look at his plans to move the grocer forward.

After abandoning plans for a merger with Asda, Sainsburys is pushing on with a strategy to set it in good stead for the future, including investment in stores and digital technology, sharper prices – especially on basics – and more benefits from its acquisition of Argos.

Chief executive Mike Coupe tells Retail Week why he is confident that Sainsbury’s will continue to thrive in a ferociously competitive grocery environment and a rapidly changing consumer landscape.

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