Former supermarket boss Lord John Sainsbury, shopkeeper 'to his core', dies

Former supermarket boss Lord John Sainsbury, shopkeeper 'to his core', dies

Lord John Sainsbury of Preston Candover - the former chairman of the supermarket chain - has died aged 94. The supermarket's current chairman and chief executive announced the death of the Baron on Friday evening, saying he had lived a "remarkable life". Martin Scicluna said: "We are all deeply saddened to learn of the death of our Life President, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover. He was 94 and lived a remarkable life. "During his 40-year career with the company, Lord Sainsbury led the business through a period of great change and had a major impact on retail in the UK in the 20th century." Lord Sainsbury began working in his family's business in 1950, initially taking on a role in the grocery department before becoming a director in 1958, followed …
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