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Our management and board
20x20 Sustainability Plan
Annual Report 2014
J Sainsbury plc was founded in 1869 and today operates over 1,100 supermarkets and convenience stores and an online grocery and general merchandise operation. It also has two property joint ventures with Land Securities Group Plc and The British Land Company Plc. Sainsbury’s Bank provides a range of quality banking and insurance products.
We operate a range of store formats that are designed to meet with specific customer requirements and locations.
Our online groceries and non-food online sales also continue to grow. The introduction and roll-out of our Click and Collect service, which allows customers the freedom to pick up non-food items ordered online at a store and time convenient for them, has also proven very popular with customers.
We have a significant portfolio which includes freehold and long leasehold properties and properties within joint venture arrangements.
Sainsbury’s Bank provides a range of quality products including Insurances, Credit Cards, Savings and Loans. It offers customers great products at fair prices, while consistently rewarding them with Nectar points for choosing Sainsbury's for their finance and shopping needs.
Sainsbury’s Energy offers competitive and added value propositions with a focus on simplifying energy tariffs and providing energy efficiency advice for customer’s homes. Our customers benefit from having a relationship with their energy supplier in-store, online and over the phone whilst collecting Nectar points on a range of our products.
Our customers enjoy a growing selection of movies, music, books, games and other entertainment products through Sainsbury's Entertainment. Our continued push into the digital entertainment space means that our on-demand offer is always growing.
i2c the joint venture between Sainsbury’s and Aimia, is a true one stop shop for brands. i2c combines deep customer insight alongside a full suite of marketing solutions to engage customers at relevant stages of their shopping journey whilst driving category and brand performance.
Overview of our financial performance including detailed information on our 5 year summary.
The company's strategy centres around five areas of focus, which are underpinned our strong heritage and brand.
© J Sainsbury plc 2014