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Sainsbury's Half-Year Results: What The Analysts Said

Published on Nov 8 2018 1:09 PM in Retail tagged: Featured Post / Sainsburys / Asda / Analysts / Bernstein Research / What The Analysts Said / Paywall / AJ Bell /

Sainsbury's Half-Year Results: What The Analysts Said

Earlier today, Sainsbury's posted like-for-like sales growth of 0.6% in its first half, with grocery and general merchandise sales boosted by the UK's hot summer.

“We have delivered a solid first half performance and profit has increased because we have delivered significant Argos synergies ahead of schedule," commented Mike Coupe, Sainsbury's chief executive. "Sales of food and general merchandise were boosted by the hot summer, but general merchandise margins remain under pressure."

Here's how some leading retail analysts viewed Sainsbury's performance.

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