Shopping

Shelves emptied in Manchester

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 22, 2012

Savvy shoppers in the north have been buying in bulk to take advantage of loss-leading offers from the big supermarkets.

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Shelves emptied in Manchester

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 22, 2012

Savvy shoppers in the north have been buying in bulk to take advantage of loss-leading offers from the big supermarkets.

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Langdon launching Herts housing project

March 8, 2012

Meeting demand for facilities in Herts to help young Jewish adults with moderate learning difficulties, Langdon is poised to open a supported living community in Borehamwood.

The charity will look to raise £1.5 million over the next three years towards the project, catering for 40 clients.

Borehamwood was chosen as a major Jewish community, with good shopping and transport links.

It is a

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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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