chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom
Sainsbury's is the biggest supermarket chain based in the United Kingdom. Sainsbury's originally sold only food, but it now sells other things like mobile phones, clothing, and books. Sainsbury's is the second largest supermarket in the UK (after Tesco). The clothing range at Sainsbury's has changed a lot over the years. It started off with, Jeff & Co, then another range was brought in, after that Adams Kids. Now it is called TU. Sainsbury's sister store is called Argos.
Holborn, London, United Kingdom
|Headquarters||33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT, United Kingdom|
Number of locations
|1,106 (16 March 2013)|
|Products||Convenience/forecourt store, hypermarket/supercenter/superstore, supermarket|
|Revenue||£22.294 billion (2012)|
|£874 million (2012)|
|£598 million (2012)|
|Owner||Judith Portrait (3.92%)|
Lord Sainsbury (4.99%)
Sainsbury family (15%)
Qatar Investment (25.999%)
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Sainsbury's Bank Plc|
Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd.
Sainsbury's Convenience Stores Ltd.