Programme

Please note the time zone for the programme is British Summer Time (BST) and will be subject to possible change up to the event date.

Ahead of 23 June 2022 and to get you prepared for the day, you can watch the following pre-recorded content on-demand from 16 June 2022:

On-Demand

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD

James Walton
Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

Rhian Thomas
Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

On-Demand

Cross Functional Topic Discussions

High Fat, Salt, Sugar

Hear how Sainsbury’s are implementing changes as a result of the upcoming HFSS legislation and what it means for you.

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye
Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Plan for Better

Hear how Sainsbury’s are implementing their Plan for Better, including their priority areas of focus, key commitments, and progress.

Ruth Cranston, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Ruth Cranston
Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Supply Chain Transformation

Learn more about Sainsbury’s Supply Chain Transformation programme and how this will bring benefits and better ways of working.

Meinir Childs, Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Meinir Childs
Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Product Innovation

Discover how Product Innovation is front and centre as part of their ambition to put food at the heart of Sainsbury’s.

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes
Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

09:00

Strategic Update followed by Operating Board live Q&A

Welcome to the event

Chris Hayward, Sales Director, IGD

Chris Hayward
Sales Director, IGD

Strategic update

Hear how Sainsbury’s are progressing their business strategy to put food back at the heart of their business and how they are unlocking new opportunities to fund the improvement of their food offer.

Simon Roberts, CEO, Sainsbury’s

Simon Roberts
CEO, Sainsbury’s

Customer Update

Discover how Sainsbury’s are getting to the heart of delivering value, quality and convenience for their customers.

Mark Given, Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

Mark Given
Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – What?

Learn how Sainsbury’s are putting Food First to deliver delicious, great value food wherever and however customers want to shop with them.

Rhian Bartlett, Food Commercial Director, Sainsbury’s

Rhian Bartlett
Food Commercial Director, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – Where?

Understand what Sainsbury’s Food First strategy means for its stores and digital operations and how they will be changing to ensure they can meet the growth in customers shopping across a broad range of channels.

Clodagh Moriarty, Retail and Digital Director, Sainsbury’s

Clodagh Moriarty
Retail and Digital Director, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – How?

Hear from Sainsbury’s new Chief Transformation Officer on how they will be speeding up the pace of change across their business and focussing on new transformation initiatives to invest in quality, choice, innovation and lower prices for their customers.

Graham Biggart, Chief Transformation Officer. Sainsbury’s

Graham Biggart
Chief Transformation Officer, Sainsbury’s

Connected to Customers

Find out more about what Sainsbury’s are doing to understand their customer; using the power of Nectar to better know and serve their needs.

Sam Burston, Director of Nectar and Loyalty, Sainsbury’s

Sam Burston
Director of Nectar and Loyalty, Sainsbury’s

Plan for Better

Hear an update from our Chief Marketing Officer on our Plan for Better strategy and our new plans for 2022.

Mark Given, Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

Mark Given
Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

12:00

Lunch

12:45

Business Unit sessions followed by live Q&A

Fresh

Find out what Food First, Save to Invest, Connected to Customers and Plan for Better mean for the Fresh BU and learn more about their key priorities for the year ahead.

Richard Crampton, Director of Fresh Food, Sainsbury’s

Richard Crampton
Director of Fresh Food, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes
Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein, Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein
Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye
Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Grocery

Find out what Food First, Save to Invest, Connected to Customers and Plan for Better mean for the Grocery BU and learn more about their key priorities for the year ahead.

Rachel Clark, Director of Grocery, Sainsbury’s

Rachel Clark
Director of Grocery, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes
Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein, Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein
Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye
Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

14:00

Visit Category Booths and have 1-2-1 meetings with Sainsbury’s Buyers

15:30

Cross Functional Topic Discussions live Q&A

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye
Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Ruth Cranston, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Ruth Cranston
Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Meinir Childs, Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Meinir Childs
Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes
Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

17:00

Close of Trade Briefing

On-Demand

IGD Business Briefing

UK households are coming under increasing economic pressure and there is no clear end in sight. James and Rhian will discuss the latest changes and how shoppers have responded. They will also showcase IGD’s latest market forecasts for retail and eating out.

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD James Walton

Chief Economist, IGD

Rhian Thomas, Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD Rhian Thomas

Head of Insight- ShopperVista & FTG, IGD

On-Demand

Cross Functional Topic Discussions

High Fat, Salt, Sugar

Hear how Sainsbury’s are implementing changes as a result of the upcoming HFSS legislation and what it means for you.

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s Jon Bye

Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Plan for Better

Hear how Sainsbury’s are implementing their Plan for Better, including their priority areas of focus, key commitments, and progress.

Ruth Cranston,Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’sRuth Cranston

Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Supply Chain Transformation

Learn more about Sainsbury’s Supply Chain Transformation programme and how this will bring benefits and better ways of working.

Meinir Childs, Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’sMeinir Childs

Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Product Innovation

Discover how Product Innovation is front and centre as part of their ambition to put food at the heart of Sainsbury’s.

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s Claire Hughes

Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

09:00

Strategic Update followed by Operating Board live Q&A

Welcome to the event

Chris Hayward, Sales Director, IGD Chris Hayward

Sales Director, IGD

Strategic Update

Hear how Sainsbury’s are progressing their business strategy to put food back at the heart of their business and how they are unlocking new opportunities to fund the improvement of their food offer.

Simon Roberts, CEO, Sainsbury’s Simon Roberts

CEO, Sainsbury’s

Customer Update

Discover how Sainsbury’s are getting to the heart of delivering value, quality and convenience for their customers.

Mark Given, Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s Mark Given

Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – What?

Learn how Sainsbury’s are putting Food First to deliver delicious, great value food wherever and however customers want to shop with them.

Rhian Bartlett, Food Commercial Director, Sainsbury’sRhian Bartlett

Food Commercial Director, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – Where?

Understand what Sainsbury’s Food First strategy means for its stores and digital operations and how they will be changing to ensure they can meet the growth in customers shopping across a broad range of channels.

Clodagh Moriarty, Retail and Digital Director, Sainsbury’sClodagh Moriarty

Retail and Digital Director, Sainsbury’s

Win in Food – How?

Hear from Sainsbury’s new Chief Transformation Officer on how they will be speeding up the pace of change across their business and focussing on new transformation initiatives to invest in quality, choice, innovation and lower prices for their customers.

Graham Biggart, Chief Transformation Officer. Sainsbury’s Graham Biggart

Chief Transformation Officer, Sainsbury’s

Connected to Customers

Find out more about what Sainsbury’s are doing to understand their customer; using the power of Nectar to better know and serve their needs.

Sam Burston, Director of Nectar and Loyalty, SainsburysSam Burston

Director of Nectar and Loyalty, Sainsbury’s

Plan for Better

Hear an update from our Chief Marketing Officer on our Plan for Better strategy and our new plans for 2022.

Mark Given, Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s Mark Given

Chief Marketing Officer, Sainsbury’s

12:00

Lunch

12:45

Business Unit sessions followed by live Q&A

Fresh

Find out what Food First, Save to Invest, Connected to Customers and Plan for Better mean for the Fresh BU and learn more about their key priorities for the year ahead.

Richard Crampton, Director of Fresh Food, Sainsbury’s Richard Crampton

Director of Fresh Food, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s Claire Hughes

Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein, Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s Kate Stein

Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s Jon Bye

Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Grocery

Find out what Food First, Save to Invest, Connected to Customers and Plan for Better mean for the Grocery BU and learn more about their key priorities for the year ahead.

Rachel Clark, Director of Grocery, Sainsbury’s Rachel Clark

Director of Grocery, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s Claire Hughes

Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

Kate Stein, Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s Kate Stein

Director of Technical, Sainsbury’s

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s Jon Bye

Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

14:00

Visit Category Booths and have 1-2-1 meetings with Sainsbury’s Buyers

15:30

Cross Functional Topic Discussions live Q&A

Jon Bye, Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s Jon Bye

Director of Commercial Operations, Sainsbury’s

Ruth Cranston, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’sRuth Cranston

Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Sainsbury’s

Meinir Childs, Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’sMeinir Childs

Director of Supply Chain, Sainsbury’s

Claire Hughes, Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s Claire Hughes

Director of Product and Innovation, Sainsbury’s

17:00

Close of Trade Briefing