J Sainsbury plc

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

Founded: 1869

Employees: 117,000

CEO: Mr. Simon John Roberts

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Market Cap

£5.65 Billion

GBP as of Jan. 1, 2023

US$6.81 Billion

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Company Description

J Sainsbury PLC, trading as Sainsbury's, is a retail company. Founded in 1869, Sainsbury’s and its subsidiaries, notably including Argos and Habitat, are involved in the retail of food, general merchandise, and clothing in chains of convenience stores and supermarkets. Sainsbury’s also provides a range of consumer financial services.

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Detailed Description

J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates through three segments: Retail – Food, Retail – General Merchandise and Clothing, and Financial Services. The company operates various store formats, including convenience stores and supermarkets. It is also involved in online grocery and general merchandise operations. As of March 6, 2021, the company operated 598 supermarkets, 813 convenience stores, 737 Argos stores, and 306 collection points, as well as 3 Habitat stores. In addition, the company offers financial services, such as credit cards, and travel money and personal loans, as well as home, car, pet, travel, and life insurance products. J Sainsbury plc was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Stocks & Indices

J Sainsbury plc has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: LSE: SBRY


Stock: FSX: SUY

Stock: FSX: SUY1



Product & Services

Hypermarket/Superstore, supermarket, convenience shop, forecourt shop

Key People

Founder(s): John James Sainsbury

Martin Scicluna (Chairman) Simon Roberts (CEO)


Revenue: £29.048 billion (2021)

Operating income: £709 million (2021)

Net income: £(280) million (2021)



Sainsbury's Store Support Centre

33 Holborn

London, EC1N 2HT

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 7695 6000