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Back to School lunchbox essentials

With the return of the packed lunch, why not take a peek at our lunchbox essentials to get you started for the first week back to school.

on 29 August 2014

Kathryn Eastwood: Sainsbury’s does property

Sainsbury’s property portfolio is vital to its business. Without it, there would be no stores to trade from, nowhere to hold goods awaiting distribution and no offices to coordinate these processes. But most people are at a loss as to what our Coventry-based Property Department actually does. Hopefully, I can shed some light on what goes on in our Midlands Store Support Centre!

on 20 August 2014

Abi Pycroft: Learning all about the right shade of orange

I joined Sainsbury’s three years after I left university, as I really wanted to gain some work experience and go travelling. I’m so glad that I got to go and explore the world before getting stuck into my career, but by the time my first day came round I was definitely ready for a challenge.

By Our Graduates on 12 August 2014

Top 8 Glamping Essentials for Outdoor Indulgence

From a festival in a field, to a simple picnic in the park, we’ve got you covered.

By Our lifestyle team on 05 August 2014

7 Tips to cut down on waste and save money

As part of our own #WasteNot week, we celebrated our green initiatives, including our very first store that is powered entirely by rubbish.

By CR & Society team on 29 July 2014

Natalie Quint: A Taste of Own Brand

I am one of the six Own Brand Graduates from the September 2013 intake. So, how did I get here?

By Our Graduates on 28 July 2014

Hugh Sultoon: Embracing diversity, the Sainsbury’s way

6 months ago I was helping serve customers over the busy Christmas period in our Islington store, now I’m coming to the end of my second placement in the Diversity and Inclusion team in Sainsury's Store Support Centre in London. A different experience, but equally as fun.

on 13 July 2014

James Brown: How Tu clothes are made

I love fashion and design but where and how our clothes are made is just as important to me. It all begins in our offices in Coventry with our fantastic Tu design team. They keep on top of catwalk trends and travel abroad to get new ideas so we can bring you inspiring new collections every six weeks.

By Our management team on 11 July 2014

Nikki Emerson: Becoming paralysed gave me the chance to win medals for my country as an athlete

When Sainsbury's approached me to write a book it definitely came as a surprise! At the time I was training for the 2012 London Paralympic Games but I was by no means a medal hopeful so my first thought was that I wasn't the person they thought I was and they must be looking for one of my teammates.

By CR & Society team on 03 July 2014

Becky Deeley: My first taste of food retail

Many of you will be reading this to gain insight into the 20x20 graduate scheme, however Sainsbury's also has an Own Brand graduate scheme which is very focused on the own brand products which make up around half of Sainsbury's food and grocery sales, and I am part of their placement scheme.

By Our Graduates on 30 June 2014

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