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UK retailer Sainsbury’s collaborates with TCS to promote its business expansion

October 21: India’s largest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services, announced its partnership with the UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury to accelerate the business growth of the latter through a cloud-first strategy.  

President of Retail Cluster at TCS, Shankar Narayanan, said, “We are excited to expand our partnership with Sainsbury’s and help them achieve their cloud-first strategy while setting up a solid foundation for future growth. With our domain knowledge, technology expertise, and experience in driving business transformations, we will enable Sainsbury’s to achieve digital scale and realize benefits in their value chain.”  

The company stated that as a part of the new multi-year partnership, they would build a scalable foundation for a digital core for Sainsbury’s. TCS would also offer end-to-end managed services for modern workplace amenities, network connectivity and security.   

“This platform transformation underpinned by a cloud-first strategy is critical for our business. TCS was the partner of choice given their deep contextual knowledge and ability to align this transformation to our business strategy and vision,” Phil Jordan, Group CIO, Sainsbury.

The company also stated, “This is expected to help Sainsbury’s speed up time to market, create new revenue streams, and enhance agility to respond in real-time to emerging business scenarios. Sainsbury’s plans to reinvest the savings to achieve its strategic priorities of offering value to customers through innovation and lower costs.”