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J Sainsbury plc comprises Sainsbury's supermarkets, convenience stores, a home shopping service and Sainsbury's Bank. Sainsbury's Supermarkets is Britain's longest-standing major food retailing chain. A large Sainsbury's supermarket offers around 30,000 products, 50 % of which are Sainsbury's own brand…
In short, 'all you ever wanted we have right here' kind of concept. The convenience division includes Sainsbury's Local stores, Bells Stores in North East England, Jacksons Stores across Yorkshire and the North Midlands, and JB Beaumont in the East Midlands (Company's corporate website).
Sainsbury's Bank aims to make finance easier to understand and manage and has built a reputation for offering excellent value products with extra benefits, delivered in a simple and accessible way. The current product range includes: car insurance, life cover, home insurance, travel insurance, pet insurance, Visa credit cards, Child Trust Fund, internet savings account, instant access savings account, direct saver account, personal loans, and a car purchase scheme.
Sainsbury's to You is the internet-based home delivery service. It covers around 77 per cent of the UK. Herein customers place orders online and freely choose time of delivery. The online service also has Sainsbury's Entertain You, which offers thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, videos and computer games and a DVD rental service with over 28,000 titles. Flowers, wine, gifts, kitchen appliances and electricals are also up for online buy.
Sainsbury's had a wide network of 727 stores in the UK at the end of 2005. ...