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Irvinder Goodhew: Dipping our toe into the chinese market

My job as Director of Business Development is to explore a variety of business opportunities for Sainsbury’s that will extend the reach of our brand, increase sales and trial new markets. It’s almost a year now since my team launched the Sainsbury’s brand in China, through the Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global website. It’s a great way for us to sell Sainsbury’s products to millions of customers in China, and Alibaba’s expertise in this rapidly growing market has been a real asset to us, helping us to compete in a totally new market.

on 01 August 2016

Celebrating sustainability: our new interactive plan

Sustainability is important for us all at Sainsbury’s and, whether we’re working directly with our farmers and growers, or simply making sure our chiller doors are closed between use, everyone in the business knows what an integral role they play.

on 29 July 2016

Supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s Campaign for Retailers to be ‘Dementia Friendly’

Eight out of ten of the 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK list shopping as their favourite activity. A fact which should make all retailers happy. However, research carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society has found that many people living with dementia don’t think retailers are doing enough to help them and, since being diagnosed, sadly one in four have given up shopping.

on 28 July 2016

Anya Todd: Celebrating local charities

At Sainsbury’s we’re really proud to be an organisation that makes a positive difference in our community.

By CR & Society team on 18 July 2016

Why customers get a better deal at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s customers love clear prices and they hate wasting food. We knew this when we decided earlier this year to phase out promotional offers that encourage shoppers to buy more than one pack of the same product.

on 15 July 2016

Sarah Warby: Building our LGBT+ network one ally at a time

With the recent horrific attacks in Orlando, we are reminded how important it is to support the LGBT+ community and here at Sainsbury’s we are on a journey to do just that.

on 25 June 2016

Graduating with Sainsbury’s

While universities across the UK are preparing for their graduation ceremonies this summer, we are hosting our first graduation ceremony for 39 Sainsbury’s apprentices who have completed our Fish and Bakery Apprenticeships.

on 16 June 2016

Our Animal Welfare Standards

Animal welfare standards are really important to us at Sainsbury’s, just as we know they’re important to our customers, which is why we’re proud to have a long history of ethical sourcing.

on 09 June 2016

Building Carer Friendly Communities

This week is Carers Week. Sainsbury’s is proud to sponsor this annual charity campaign which raises awareness of caring, highlights the challenges carers face and recognises the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

on 07 June 2016

Philip Hambling: Where our lamb comes from

As Agriculture Manager for lamb at Sainsbury’s I spend most of my time out on farms and with our suppliers. This is a really important part of my job because it means I can see exactly what is being produced for our customers and work with our farmers to make improvements.

on 29 April 2016

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