It all started way back in 1869, on London’s Drury Lane.
Mary and John Sainsbury opened their small, independent store with a dream to not only do things differently – but better than anyone else. While their competitors sold watered-down dairy from cooped up city cows, Mary and John sourced theirs elsewhere. They took pride in selling fresh milk from happy herds raised on the green grass and clean air of the countryside.
Mary and John’s store quickly became known for its order and cleanliness, as well as fair prices and quality products that brought customers back, time and time again. And by the late 1890s, ‘Sainsbury’s’ now had several stores open under the slogan ‘Quality perfect, prices lower’.
Today, we’re the UK’s second largest retailer, with over 1400 stores and a huge online presence. Our slogan has changed and the appearance of our stores has altered. But our passion for being the best remains just as strong.
And we’re constantly finding new ways to better serve our customers. From creating more convenient financial services through Sainsbury’s Bank, to combining with Argos, one of the UK’s leading digital retailers.
We’re offering more online and in store than ever before. Smarter, greener, more affordable choices. And products that bring real joy.
Get on board and you’ll find opportunities come thick and fast. You’ll be part of a team working together, bringing new ideas, to create the best experience for customers and colleagues. You’ll also find an inclusive environment that values community, and your contribution to it.
Lend a hand, lead an industry, break the mould. Become the best you, you can be.