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CEO Sings 'Unfortunate' Song Before Interview, Apologizes

Sainsbury's head Mike Coupe was filmed singing 'We're in the Money'

(Newser) - As far as gaffes go, it's pretty priceless: A CEO waiting to discuss his company's new $10 billion deal in an ITV News interview was filmed singing "We're in the Money." Mike Coupe, the head of Sainsbury's supermarkets, was captured quietly singing, "We'... More »

Supermarket's New Power Source: Its Expired Food

'Digestion plant' will turn rotten food into bio-gas

(Newser) - Food in a British supermarket too rotten to be sold is still being digested—by a plant that turns it into electricity to power the store. The Sainsbury's store says it's the first retail outlet in the country to remove itself from the national power grid, receiving electricity... More »

Pregnant Woman Turned Down at UK Cheese Counter

Customer lies to get cheddar clerk said was bad for moms-to-be

(Newser) - In a move many husbands might say verges on suicide, a British supermarket clerk refused to sell a pregnant woman cheese, saying she wasn’t allowed the unpasteurized cheddar for health reasons. Janet Lehain, 31, had to promise the female employee behind the Sainsbury’s deli counter she wouldn’t... More »

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