UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s is to cut jobs with 1,150 roles at risk. It's restructuring in order to invest in its food ops and a number of departments will be affected, including clothing and general merchandise.
The chairman of Sainsbury's on Thursday defended the six-year tenure of former chief executive Mike Coupe after an investor asked if he would say sorry for its share price performance under his leadership.
When Sainsbury's new boss hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation will be radically different from the one he might have imagined when he got the job.
Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe, has bowed to the inevitable and is stepping down from his role in May. He’s being replaced by current Retail and Operations Director Simon Roberts, who’s been at the firm for three years.
Sainsbury's retail and operations director Simon Roberts has emerged as the internal favourite to succeed Mike Coupe as chief executive if the supermarket group opts to promote from within, reports said.