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Sainsbury's engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities. It operates through four segments: Food;  General Merchandise and Clothing; Financial Services; and Property Investment. The Company is also involved in an online grocery and general merchandise operations, and provides home, clothing, technology, leisure, toy, and electrical products, as well as groceries and loyalty programs, and energy solutions. In addition, it invests in and develops real estate properties; and offers financial services, such as credit cards, savings, and personal loans, as well as travel money, mortgages, and car, home, pet, travel, and life insurance.

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TypePublic
Founded1869
HQLondon, GB
Websitesainsburys.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)121,200
Job Openings239
Revenue (FY, 2018)£28.5 B(+9%)

Key People/Management at Sainsbury's

Kevin OByrne

Kevin OByrne

CFO
David Tyler

David Tyler

Chairman
Jo Harlow

Jo Harlow

Non-Executive Director
Jean Tomlin

Jean Tomlin

Non-Executive Director
David Keens

David Keens

Non-Executive Director
Matt Brittin

Matt Brittin

Non-Executive Director
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Sainsbury's Office Locations

Sainsbury's has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
33 Holborn
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Sainsbury's Financials and Metrics

Sainsbury's Revenue

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Sainsbury's's revenue was reported to be £28.46 b in FY, 2018 which is a 8.5% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

28.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

8.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

1.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

6.6%

Net income (FY, 2018)

309.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

518.0m

Cash (10-Mar-2018)

1.7b

EV

5.8b
Annual
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

15.2b23.9b23.8b23.5b26.2b28.5b

Revenue growth, %

3%(1%)(1%)12%9%

Cost of goods sold

14.5b22.6b22.6b22.1b24.6b26.6b

Gross profit

658.0m1.4b1.2b1.5b1.6b1.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

12.4b12.6b14.6b

Cost of goods sold

11.7b11.9b13.7b

Gross profit

757.0m765.0m986.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

6%6%7%
Annual
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

706.0m1.6b1.3b1.1b1.1b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

27.0m125.0m101.0m96.0m106.0m117.0m

Inventories

559.0m1.0b997.0m968.0m1.8b1.8b

Current Assets

2.9b4.4b4.5b4.4b6.3b7.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

1.3b1.2b1.3b

Accounts Receivable

600.0m

Inventories

1.0b1.9b1.9b

Current Assets

4.6b6.6b7.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(187.0m)716.0m(166.0m)471.0m377.0m309.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

628.0m731.0m

Inventories

(6.0m)(36.0m)

Accounts Payable

29.0m142.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

247.0m746.0m791.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(360.0m)(307.0m)(282.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(313.0m)(451.0m)(278.0m)

Short-term Borrowings

(95.0m)(448.0m)
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

11.2 x

EV/CFO

4.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Sainsbury's Operating Metrics

Sainsbury's's Stores was reported to be 2.8 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Stores

1.73 k1.81 k2.20 k2.80 k

Products Sold

90 k90 k

Active Customers (Banking)

1.80 m1.85 m3.90 m

Logistics Centers

23 23 34 33
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Sainsbury's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NECTARFebruary 01, 2018£60 m
Home Retail Group Limited September 30, 2016£1.40 b
aNobiiJune 30, 2012£1
SL Shaw LtdApril 29, 2005£6 m
JB BeaumontDecember 01, 2004
Jackson Stores LtdAugust 16, 2004
Bells Stores Limited February 18, 2004
Egyptian distribution Group S.A.EJanuary 01, 1999£100 m
Giant FoodOctober 04, 1994$325 m
Argos (Asia) Limited
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Sainsbury's Revenue Breakdown

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Sainsbury's revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.2% from Retail and 1.8% from Other

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Sainsbury's Online and Social Media Presence

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Sainsbury's News and Updates

Sainsbury's Is Becoming the Sick Grocer of Britain

Sainsbury's Is Becoming the Sick Grocer of Britain

UK's Sainsbury's lags rivals as Christmas sales dip

LONDON (Reuters) - Sainsbury's, Britain's No. 2 supermarket group that is battling to take over No. 3 Asda, reported a worse-than-expected fall in underlying sales in the key Christmas quarter, hurt by poor demand for general merchandise.

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Sainsbury's Christmas Sales Dented on Cautious Consumer Spending

Sainsbury's Holiday Sales Fall as Cautious Consumers Hold Back

Sainsbury's Christmas Sales Dented on Cautious Consumer Spending

Sainsbury's and Asda appeal for more time for merger probe

Sainsbury's and Asda , the two British supermarkets that are trying to merge, said they wanted more time to provide and consider all the evidence in the competition investigation into the deal.

UPDATE 2-Asda's sales growth outpaces potential buyer Sainsbury's

* Industry data show Asda fastest growing of top UK grocers (Adds detail)
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Sainsbury's Company Life and Culture

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Sainsbury's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sainsbury's founded?

    Sainsbury's was founded in 1869.

  • Who are Sainsbury's key executives?

    Sainsbury's's key executives are Kevin OByrne, David Tyler and Jo Harlow.

  • How many employees does Sainsbury's have?

    Sainsbury's has 121,200 employees.

  • What is Sainsbury's revenue?

    Latest Sainsbury's annual revenue is £28.5 b.

  • What is Sainsbury's revenue per employee?

    Latest Sainsbury's revenue per employee is £234.8 k.

  • Who are Sainsbury's competitors?

    Competitors of Sainsbury's include Associated British Foods, Morrisons and Aldi UK.

  • Where is Sainsbury's headquarters?

    Sainsbury's headquarters is located at 33 Holborn, London.

  • Where are Sainsbury's offices?

    Sainsbury's has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Sainsbury's have?

    Sainsbury's has 1 office.