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Kisharon goes shopping in job market

January 26, 2012

Seven boys aged 17-to-19 from Kisharon Day School for pupils with learning disabilities have begun a work experience project at Sainsbury's in Golders Green, introducing them to employment.

They are helping out at the store once a week. They are treated like members of the team, using the staff canteen and being invited to employees' meetings.

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Pesach comes early at Tesco

By Simon Rocker, January 26, 2012

The seasons are surely out of synch. The other day I spotted a bee struggling to find a flower.

Now someone tells me that Brent Cross Tesco are stacking the shelves with Pesach goods - and it's not even near Purim.

But then what do you expect from a company that has Easter eggs on sale on Boxing Day?

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Sainsbury's offering more

By Jonathan Kalmus, December 1, 2011

Supermarket competition for Jewish custom in Manchester has intensified with the opening of Sainsbury's largest north-west outlet - a 100,000 square foot megastore in Heaton Park.

The store is less than two miles from the main Prestwich and Salford Jewish neighbourhoods.

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Israel off Spanish clothing map at Pull and Bear

By Jennifer Lipman, July 28, 2011

In almost any shopping mall in Israel you will find the clothing store Pull and Bear - there are 22 outlets across the country.

In its UK flagship Oxford Street store, however, you won't find mention of an Israeli presence.

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Sainbury's boss gets the Nightingale tills ringing

April 21, 2011

Nightingale supporters gathered at a London West End venue to check out the reasons behind the success of Sainsbury's.

Addressing the inaugural Young Nightingale business lunch, company chairman David Tyler discussed the fundamentals in running a major supermarket chain - customer service, good quality products and competitive prices. Sainsbury's earns £60 million on an average day.

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Local stores take on Tesco

By Jonathan Kalmus, April 15, 2011

Shoppers are benefiting from a Pesach price war as the major supermarkets promote special offers on matzah, wine and other festival essentials. But competition among the main players is taking its toll on Manchester kosher specialists.

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Shoppers urged to beat Israel boycotters

By Jessica Elgot, March 10, 2011

The UK chairman of Stand With Us has called for British supporters of Israel to take part in Buy Israeli Goods Day on March 30, to combat a day of action called internationally by anti-Israeli boycotters.

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Watch out Ikea - Tiger's on the prowl

By Candice Krieger, February 3, 2011

It is hardly surprising that Philip Bier's Tiger UK value retail chain is being compared to Ikea. Founded in Scandinavia ten years ago, Tiger calls itself is a "variety store" selling home furnishings. It is active in eight countries, including the UK where there are ambitions to open 40 stores by 2012 - and eventually one on every high street.

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John Lewis store rounds on Israel boycott campaigners

By Robyn Rosen, January 20, 2011

The department store John Lewis has accused an anti-Israel campaign group of sending "false and misleading" information after it published a triumphant press release linking the company's withdrawal of an Israeli cosmetics brand with the boycott campaign.

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) sent an email to its mailing list on Friday claiming John Lewis was "now refusing to stock" Ahava products.

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John Lewis criticises pro-Palestinian group's Ahava boycott claim

By Robyn Rosen, January 17, 2011

John Lewis has accused an anti-Israel campaign group of sending “false and misleading” information after it published a press release wrongly linking the department store’s withdrawal of an Israeli cosmetics brand with its boycott campaign.

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) sent an email to its mailing list on Friday claiming John Lewis was “now refusing to stock” Ahava products.

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