‘RIP John Sainsbury – one of Britain’s greatest ever retailers’

Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover with the Queen as Sainsbury's celebrated its 150th anniversary

Source: Sainsbury's Archive

Following the death of legendary retailer Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, Shore Capital’s Clive Black pays tribute to a man who changed the grocery and retail landscape

There will be many that operate at all levels in the British food industry that will never have met John Sainsbury, but his legacy is imprinted across it. 

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