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Sainsbury's bags 'QBE FTSE 100 Business of the Year' award
Nov '13
Sainsbury’s has been named QBE FTSE 100 Business of the Year at the 2013 National Business Awards in a ceremony and gala dinner hosted by Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan.

The event recognises at Britain’s top performing FTSE 100 businesses who have delivered the greatest shareholder value while growing sustainably and expanding operations in the UK and overseas.

The National Business Awards judges said: “Sainsbury’s received the award for achieving 35 quarters of like-for-like profitable sales growth in a highly competitive sector while aligning social impact with commercial objectives at every level.”

Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King said: “We’re delighted to have received this accolade, which is a fitting tribute to the hard work and dedication to outstanding service of the 157,000 Sainsbury’s colleagues in our stores, depots and support centres. I’d like to thank every one of them for their efforts in 2013, and I’m also grateful to QBA and the judges for their recognition of this teamwork.”

About the National Business Awards

Open to organisations of all sizes from all sectors across the UK, the National Business Awards is the UK’s most prestigious independent business recognition platform with its particular emphasis on excellence, innovation and ethical business.

Now in its twelfth year, the National Business Awards connects the nations’ professionals through its annual awards ceremony; year-round thought leadership and round table events; and is UBM plc’s flagship awards programme.


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