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J Sainsbury plc trading as Sainsbury's is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.0% share of the supermarket sector. Founded in 1869, by John James Sainsbury with a shop in Drury Lane, London, the company became the largest retailer of groceries in 1922. In 1995, Tesco overtook Sainsbury's to become the market leader, and Asda became the second largest in 2003, demoting Sainsbury's to third place for most of the subsequent period until January 2014, when Sainsbury's regained second place. In April 2019, whilst awaiting to merge with Asda, Sainsbury's was again demoted into third place as their rival placed second.
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Coronavirus: Man who coughed at police officers in Oxford jailedShoppers applauded officers as they took Jonny Sansom away from Sainsbury's in Cowley, Oxford.
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Emergency operation for boy with tongue in bottle lidThe mother of Riley Wooff, aged six, is calling on Sainsbury's to recall the drinking bottle.
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