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|Traded as||LSE: SBRY|
|When it was created||1869
Holborn, London, United Kingdom
|Headquarters||33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT, United Kingdom|
|Number of locations||1,106 (16 March 2013)|
|Key people||David Tyler
|Things made||Convenience/forecourt store, hypermarket/supercenter/superstore, supermarket|
|Money earned||£22.294 billion (2012)|
|Operating income||£874 million (2012)|
|Net income||£598 million (2012)|
|Owner(s)||Judith Portrait (3.92%)
Lord Sainsbury (4.99%)
Sainsbury family (15%)
Qatar Investment (25.999%)
|Subsidiaries||Sainsbury's Bank Plc
Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd.
Sainsbury's Convenience Stores Ltd.
Sainsbury's is the oldest supermarket chain based in the United Kingdom. Sainsbury's originally sold only food, but it now sells other things like mobile phones, DVDs, videos, 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's called TU.
In 2017, average number of 118,700 people worked in Sainsbury's.