J. Sainsbury is principally engaged in grocery and related retailing. The Company is organized into three operating segments: Retailing (supermarkets and convenience); Financial Services (Sainsbury's Bank joint venture); and Property Investments (The British Land Company PLC joint venture and Land Securities Group PLC joint venture). The Company jointly owns Sainsbury's Bank with Lloyds Banking Group and has two property joint ventures with Land Securities Group PLC and The British Land Company PLC. The Company's stores offer over 9000 products and the Company offers complementary non-food products and services in many of its stores. The Company also offers internet-based home delivery shopping service to U.K. households.Data provided by Mergent, Inc.
|Effective Date||May 02, 2005|
|Industry||Food &Drug Retailers|