Mike Coupe

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on August 19th.  Technology stocks were leading indexes higher on Wall Street after the US gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers. Photograph: AP Photo/Richard Drew

European shares ended higher for a second straight session on Monday on signs that measures would be adopted to prop up growth in major economies, whi(...)

Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Sainsbury’s, chastened by the blocking of its takeover of rival supermarket group Asda, said it would accelerate investment in its store estate and te(...)

The regulator was adamant  a combination of Sainsbury’s and Asda would lead to increased prices. Photograph: Reuters/Phil Noble/File Photo

Even someone with only a passing interest in financial news must by now be aware that Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury’s, is a big fan of musi(...)

The Competition and Markets Authority  rejected the combination of the country’s second- and third-largest grocery chains. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Sainsbury and Asda dropped their £7.3 billion (€8.44 billion) bid to create the UK’s largest supermarket chain after antitrust authorities formally bl(...)

According to the most recent industry data, Sainsbury’s has seen the weakest trading among Britain’s big four grocers.

Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second biggest supermarket group which agreed a £7.3 billion ($9.7 billion) takeover of rival Asda in April, saw sales growth s(...)

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe’s basic salary rose 2 per cent to £943,000, and his total pay includes a £427,000 bonus and £1.8 million in share awards

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe is celebrating a £1.1 million (€1.25 million) pay rise, even as he faces severe criticism for stripping staff of benefits.(...)

Image of the week: May Day in Jakarta. Jakarta was one of the cities around the world to mark May 1st with a protest for workers’ rights. Photograph: Darren Whiteside/Reuters.

In numbers: Denis’s new jet 2.5 Number of years since Denis O’Brien last took delivery of a corporate jet. After clocking up 698 landings and 2,012 (...)

Walmart would receive almost £3 billion in cash and 42 per cent of the combined business in return for selling Asda to Sainsbury’s. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

J Sainsbury, the UK’s second-biggest food retailer, has struck a deal to take over Walmart subsidiary Asda, creating Britain’s biggest grocer by marke(...)

Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe said the group will have 165 Argos stores open in supermarkets by Christmas

British supermarket Sainsbury’s reported a 9 per cent fall in first half profit on Thursday and a slowdown in quarterly sales growth as intense compet(...)

Some investors have expressed concern the Argos takeover unwisely increases Sainsbury’s exposure to higher import costs. Photograph: iStock

Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second biggest supermarket, on Wednesday beat forecasts for underlying sales in its Christmas quarter and said it was well plac(...)

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