Sainsbury’s was founded in 1869 and today operates over 1,000 supermarkets and convenience stores and employs around 150,000 colleagues. We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and have invested in our stores, our colleagues and our channels to deliver the best possible shopping experience. Our strong culture and values are part of our identity and integral to our success.
Underlying profit before tax up 7.1%
Underlying basic earnings per share up 6.0%
Market share (Kantar)
Sales up 6.8% (inc VAT and fuel)
Weekly customer transactions
Here you'll find biographies of our board directors and operating board directors and which Committees they are a member of.
The company's strategy centres around five areas of focus, which are underpinned our strong heritage and brand.
Founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury and his wife in London, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest retailers.
Our five values provide the framework for how we do business at Sainsbury's. They guide us in everything we do - from key business decisions to day-today activities.
We operate a range of store formats that have been designed to meet with specific customer requirements and locations.
J Sainsbury plc consists of Sainsbury's supermarkets and convenience stores, as well as Sainsbury's Bank.