Customer posters requesting the return of trolleys[c. 1980s]
Three posters requesting that trolleys are not abandoned but are returned to the trolley park in the interests of safety. Customers are infomed that the police and local council advise that it is an...
Broadcast transcripts relating to trolley loss and deposit schemes1978-1982
Broadcast transcripts relating to supermarket trolley losses and the introduction of deposit schemes to prevent this problem.
Memorandum on trolleys, with list of trolley types1995
Internal memorandum from Retail Communications to stores on customer trolleys, includes a list of all the trolley types that can be found in stores.
Press cuttings and other papers relating to trolley loss and nuisance1973-1990s
Consists of press cuttings, press enquiries, statements from Sainsbury's regarding the problems of trolley loss and nusiance.
Image of Harrogate Road, Bradford branch on opening day: Sir John Sainsbury greets customers[11 Oct 1983]
Photograph taken on the opening day for the new Sainsbury's and Homebase stores at 760 and 762 Harrogate Road, Greengates, Bradford on 11 October 1983. Sir John Sainsbury (later Lord Sainsbury of...
Image of Harrogate Road, Bradford branch on opening day: Sir John Sainsbury greets the first customer[11 Oct 1983]
Photograph taken on the opening day for the new Sainsbury's and Homebase stores at 760 and 762 Harrogate Road, Greengates, Bradford on 11 October 1983. The photograph shows Sir John Sainsbury (later...
Image of customers standing at taxi rank outside 703 Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes branchSep 1988
Also includes trolley return point
Correspondence about problems faced by mothers with young children1972-1973
Correspondence in response to an article in Mother and Baby magazine relating to the problems faced by mothers shopping with babies and young children .
Image of customer with "Sains-berry" trademark PVC trolley bags in trolley[c. Nov 1982]
Shows bags which were designed to be placed in an empty trolley at the end of the checkout and filled as the shopping was checked out, making shopping easier for the car owner. The branch in the...
Image of Kempston store on opening day: first customers enter the store18 Nov 1975
Black and white print. Photograph by Brian Shuel.
Image of customers queueing outside Lords Hill District Centre, Southampton branch on its opening day26 Jul 1977
Image of Kempshott, Basingstoke branch: Sir John Sainsbury (and store manager?) greeting the first customers[Nov 1988]
Photograph by Ian Cook, Greenwich.
Image of Simon Sainsbury greeting customers at 18/19 Brand Street, Hitchin branch on opening day31 Jul 1973
Image of staff greeting customers at 867/869 High Road, Tottenham branch
Photograph features Sir J.D. Sainsbury, later Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover (in centre of photograph, wearing glasses).
Photograph of customer examining shopping list next to ice pops displayc. 1970