Sainsbury’s is Britain’s third largest grocery retailer (behind Tesco and Asda), turning over nearly £23bn in the year to 19 March 2011 and making a pre-tax profit of £827mn. Despite buying 24 stores from the Co-op in 2009 in the north and Midlands, Sainsbury’s stronghold remains the south east of England, and if it is to challenge for top slot and fend off the threat of fourth placed supermarket Morrisons, it has to expand its footprint outside this most affluent […]
Expect Distribution has won a five-year warehousing contract with interiors manufacturer and supplier Julian Charles.
Electricals retailer AO has opened a new site in Bracknell, Berkshire.
Michael Chambers has taken on the role of new chief executive at logistics firm Gist following the retirement of Martin Gwynn.