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Sainsbury's Journal July 2014

WE OPENED SOME ‘BEE & BEES’ We want to double the amount of “Bee Hotels offer nesting sites British food we sell by 2020, so we for solitary bees, while Bee Cafés need our bees because they pollinate are areas of pollen-rich and beefriendly more than 80% of our food crops. plants,” he said. “We’ve That’s where the ‘Bee & Bees’ now got more than 100 Bee Hotels come in – our name for those stores at our stores and we’ve helped where we’ve set up a Bee Hotel and some of our suppliers establish Bee Café for solitary bees. hundreds of their own.” According to Robin Dean, our To celebrate the opening of beekeeper, solitary bees are the our first Bee & Bee at Weymouth, hardest working pollinators, but Robin visited a local school to talk action is needed to tackle their to the children and help them declining numbers. make their own Bee Hotel. THE JOURNAL HAS A NEW SECTION ON MYSAINSBURY’S Our Journal pages online on www.mysainsburys.co.uk have had a makeover! Along with an updated design, the new pages are chock-full of great articles, a weekly blog from the Journal team and even exclusive content from our biggest features in each issue. What’s more, you can take a look at our huge back catalogue of Sainsbury’s Journals, going all the way back to 1946. Visit www.mysainsburys.co.uk and click the Journal under the News category. Journal 05 This summer, it pays to buy your family the latest DVD/Blu-ray release. Through mobile by Sainsbury’s, we’re giving away £10 of phone credit with every copy of Rio 2 bought instore. Customers will also get a free blow-up beach ball inside every DVD pack. The film is available to buy from 4th August. WE’RE HELPING KIDS TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL MIKE’S GOING ON A NATIONAL TOUR This summer, Mike is going on a company-wide tour to meet a Great Place To Work group (GPTW) colleague from every store, depot and store support centre. Log on to www.mysainsburys.co.uk to follow where Mike will be visiting and to see when he will be meeting your GPTW colleague. If you have any questions you would like to ask Mike, please talk to your GPTW group so they can make sure it’s shared with Mike at the session. WE’RE HELPING YOU WASTE LESS FOOD Did you know, more than 4.2 million enter the ingredients left in your fridge tonnes of good food is wasted in the UK or cupboard and the nifty tool will every year? come up with tasty recipes using the For the average food you might otherwise family, that’s the have thrown away. equivalent of £60 worth What’s more, it shows of food thrown away you the value of the food every month. you are rescuing and We’ve used our recipe know-how and worked with Google to launch a new tool to help our colleagues and customers waste less food and save money at home. With Sainsbury’s Food Rescue, you the amount saved from landfill. It’ll also tot up the tally from cities and counties, too. You can use it on your PC, mobile or tablet and you’ll find it at www.sainsburys.co.uk/FoodRescue. WE’VE GOT A GRAND RIO OFFER Relax! You can keep the kids entertained this summer with our digital take on a kids’ classic. Our iSPIES game will let them wander around a secret garden, explore outer space or swing into a crazy jungle to spy out hidden treasures and challenge friends in lots more real-time activities. The app’s available to download free from Google Play or the iTunes store from 16th July. Parents can rest assured we’ve got back to school covered, too. We’ve put our range to the test to make sure it’s ready for whatever your kids might throw at it – from stains to button tugs and much more – so you know you’re getting great value that will last. Daniella Torres, Coventry store support centre, said: “We’re proud of our school uniforms – polo shirts that retain their shape after 100 washes, and woven trousers, skirts and pinafores which have been rub-tested 100,000 times and seams pull-tested to the weight of a five-year-old!  “What’s more, our trousers, skirts and pinafores repel all common classroom stains, and everything stays colour fast for up to 20 washes.” We have ten copies of Rio 2 on DVD to give away in an exclusive colleague competition. Visit the Journal pages on www.mysainsburys.co.uk for more details.


Sainsbury's Journal July 2014
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