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Waitrose trials recipe box delivery after ditching store offer Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer has launched Cook Well delivery service that caters for one-off and weekly subscription customers

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Aspall Cyder launches into cans in Waitrose

24 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The 440ml cans of 4.5% abv Aspall Cyder (rsp: £4.59/4-pack) will launch in the supermarket on 1 May

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Waitrose launches supper club at new Haywards Heath store Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer will offer three-course meals for £35 in the store’s mezzanine-level café on eight dates

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First look: Waitrose Haywards Heath Subscription

04 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The latest addition to the Waitrose estate hosts a number of the retailer’s new concepts, including an open kitchen and wine bar

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Waitrose highlights tuna sourcing in latest ad Subscription

03 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The ad forms part of the retailer’s campaign to promote its ethical sourcing credentials

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Waitrose hikes banana price again in face of rising costs Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By Kevin White

Price for 1kg of loose bananas rises to 75p as retailer cites increase in costs

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Waitrose and John Lewis kick off annual tech disruptor hunt Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Applications for JLAB will open tomorrow and close at midnight on 30 April…

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Waitrose cuts out coffee 'freeloaders' with rule tweak Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Waitrose is to put a stop to people who pick up free coffee in stores without making a purchase

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Lidl pledges support to NFU 'Back British Farming Charter' Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Lidl is to strengthen its British product offering and work with British farmers to develop fair, beneficial and transparent

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Waitrose drops Dinner for Tonight meal kits after trial Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Waitrose will instead look to offer more meal solutions at its meat and fish counters

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Collins confident in strategy despite Waitrose sales decline Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

MD Rob Collins insists the Waitrose store renovation programme is working

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Waitrose to grow British salad all year Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

The development will “ensure a consistent UK supply of salad leaf crops” it said


Waitrose posts 0.2% fall in like-for-like sales Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Retailer warns of “significant one-off costs” and trading pressures ahead

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Vitamin D sales soar in Waitrose following NHS advice Subscription

06 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

British Medical Journal research linked vitamin D consumption to redcution in respiratory infections


Ecrebo secures £12m investment to develop voucher technology Subscription

27 Feb 2017

Waitrose and M&S use Ecrebo to provide customers with targeted offers at the till…

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Waitrose trials video shelf-edge ticketing Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has started a 12-week trial at its store in Trumpington, Cambridge

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Waitrose adds 10 biomethane-fuelled trucks to fleet

22 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Each new truck cost Waitrose 50% more than the diesel equivalent, but offers fuel savings of up to £20,000 annually


Waitrose to rebrand 'British' meals over lamb sourcing row Subscription

13 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

Retailer has come under fire from farming sector over ‘misleading’ labelling

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Waitrose sales of Crémant fizz soar ahead of Valentine’s Day

13 Feb 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Sales of the sparkling wine range are up 20% at the retailer


Waitrose to close six stores and alter store management roles Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Waitrose will open a total of eight new stores over the course of the year

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FareShare FoodCloud app trial by Waitrose

17 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Waitrose is set to trial the FareShare FoodCloud app in its stores in a bid to reduce food waste

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Waitrose to fund more Trussell Trust cookery courses

17 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Last year Waitrose customers donated over one million meals to the charity


Waitrose Christmas week sales drop as festive dates distort comparisons Subscription

04 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Year-on-year Christmas sales at Waitrose fell 12.5% in the week to 31 December as the timing of Christmas Day this year affected comparative sales


Waitrose to collaborate with universities on food research

07 Dec 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Students will explore topics such as soil health, bio-diversity and sustainable water use

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Lactalis brings Swedish quark brand Lindahls to UK Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Range will launch in Waitrose next week and follows introduction of a quark cooking range by Arla last month

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Farewell free coffee at Waitrose - it was fun while it lasted Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

A loss leader like Waitrose’s free coffee is stupid if all it does is make a loss

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Little Waitrose Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

Like someone shrunk a full size Waitrose down to c-store size, the effect is instantly recognisable and pleasing…

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Rob Collins, Waitrose MD: The Big Interview Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Rob Collins has kept a low profile since taking over as Waitrose MD, but he has exciting plans to grow like-for-like sales

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‘Pure’ sourcing set to lead 2017 environmental food trends Subscription

02 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Two new reports highlight consumer demands for more sustainable products in the food and drink industry

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Time for Rob Collins to take a few tips from David Potts on core strengths Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Retail isn’t rocket science but it’s challenging – and Potts’ attention to detail is paying off

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Grocer 33 Store of the Week: Waitrose Dorchester Subscription

01 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

It’s great to have won The Grocer 33 after the week we’ve had!

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Waitrose Newton Mearns: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

09 Jun 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

”We celebrated our fifth birthday by inviting the first customer we had on 12 May 2011 back for a bottle of Champagne”

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Waitrose Cirencester: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

We have a massive catchment area, very rural in between the towns, and we have a lot of loyal customers

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Waitrose Dorking: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

21 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

We’ve now got all the modern Waitrose concepts – juice bar, café, meat counter, bakery and patisserie

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Waitrose's 'real farms' push is clever but there's room for all kinds of farms in grocery Subscription

12 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The new Waitrose campaign stands in contrast to Tesco’s ‘faux farms’ but both respond to important shopper needs

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Waitrose 1 highlights gap in big four ranges Subscription

07 Apr 2016

The launch of the premium Waitrose 1 range suggests the notion of own-label lines as budget options is now long gone, argues Kantar Worldpanel’s Kirstin Knight

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How healthy is the Waitrose Mark Price leaves behind? Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The industry will be eagerly watching to see what happens next at Waitrose as retail director Rob Collins steps up to the plate

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