Sainsbury’s third quarter: What the analysts say

The retailer recorded 28 million customer transactions in the seven-day run-up to Christmas

Sainsbury’s today reported a 0.2% rise in like-for-like sales in the third quarter as the retailer experienced a flood of late shoppers. The City praised the performance against a tough market.

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