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SmartBox was a rigid plastic box for transporting shopping between the store and home, which also helped to reduce carrier bag use.
Image by South Coast Press Agency
Image by South Coast Press Agency. Alan Barker is on the left of the picture, Tom Vyner is on the right.
Audio recording of Sainsbury's annual general meeting chaired by Sir John Davan Sainsbury.
Summary of content:
General business. Mr Barnes, Mr Vyner, Mr Quarmby answer questions from shareholders.
SmartBox was a rigid plastic box for transporting shopping between the store and home, which also helped to reduce carrier bag use. The photograph is included in JS Journal July 1996.
Image by South Coast Press Agency. Alan Barker is on the far right of the picture, Tom Vyner is in the centre-right of the picture.
Photograph of the preview reception at Cromwell Road branch in Kensington, London on 7 November 1983 (the day before the store opened to the public). The event was attended by various special guests including Princess Margaret.
Colour photographs of David Sainsbury, Mr Quarmby and Mr Vyner at a Sainsbury's conference. It is not apparent what the conference was about.
Press Release issued by Sainsbury's in 1992 to announce Lord Sainsbury's [J.D. Sainsbury, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover] retirement from the company. It also has a sheet of 'Notes for Editors,' containing a short biography of his time with Sainsbury's, the growth of Sainsbury's during the 23 years as Chairman and brief biographies of Mr David Sainsbury (later Lord Sainsbury of Turville) [the new Chairman of Sainsbury's] and Mr. R. T. Vyner [new Deputy Chairman of Sainsbury's].
Photograph taken at Water Lane, Farnham branch on opening day. On the left is Sainsbury's deputy chairman Tom Vyner, on the right is branch manager John Hardeley. They are pictured with three customers - a bouquet of flowers appears to have been presented to them.
Photograph taken at Water Lane, Farnham branch on opening day.