The ‘Pick Your Own Offers’ scheme, which is currently being trialled at five Waitrose stores, will give shoppers armed with a myWaitrose card a long list of branded and own-label products to select their favourite from
The fall of Easter in 2014 continues to distort Waitrose’s weekly sales figures, with sales for the week to 25 April up 9.5% year-on-year
The retailer’s own label Seriously and Belgian block chocolate ranges now carry the Fairtrade mark, move comes as Co-op steps back from Fairtrade
Online sales at the upmarket grocer soared 31% in the year to 31 January, with average basket size up 5% to more than £100
Both the websites have been redesigned to offer a ‘much improved’ customer journey, which makes sending a gift to someone special ‘convenient and easy’
ot cross bun sales climbed nearly 26% with the supermarket’s traditional richly fruited variety remained the best seller with sales up 48%
Udi's Gluten Free bags Waitrose listing for 16 lines Subscription
Udi’s Gluten Free has won a Waitrose listing for 16 products…
The glitch occurred when the tills failed to remove promotions on products reduced at the end of the day
Media bites 13 March: Morrisons, Waitrose, BHS Subscription
Not unexpectedly, Morrisons’ near £800m loss yesterday gets plenty of coverage with most of the focus on the £1.3bn property write-down and the closing of 23 convenience stores.
There was some cheer for Waitrose bosses this morning as its weekly sales ticked up slightly after their recent flatlining
Waitrose has reaffirmed its commitment to continue matching Tesco on branded goods in 2015 despite its profits plunging by almost a quarter in the previous year.
A significantly higher level of investment and one-off items have bitten a large chunk out of Waitrose’s operating profits
Waitrose is continuing to find trading tough in 2015, with headline sales rising by just 0.3% in the week to 28 February. Plus, the FTSE 100 hits a record high, investors back Nicholls and all the latest news from the City.
Waitrose is extending its reach overseas with its latest deal to sell its products in more countries across Africa…
The new jobs will support the seven new supermarkets and seven convenience stores due to open this spring
Retailer reports just 0.2% growth year on year for the week ending 21 February
The new partnership will see Fairtrade now officially recognise and validate the work of the 10-year old Waitrose Foundation
Waitrose blames below-cost booze pledges and GSCOP rules for failure to match more than a third of Tesco’s new prices…
City snapshot: Waitrose records weekly sales fall Subscription
Waitrose’s reveals weekly sales fall, plus Asda’s fourth quarter sales decline and all the latest from the City.
Waitrose has denied misleading customers after research by The Grocer found the products in its ‘half price’ January sale…
Waitrose has signed an exclusive deal with fruit supplier Primafruit to manage the sourcing of all its imported fruit…
Independent ATM provider Cardtronics UK is ramping up its relationship with the John Lewis Partnership…
John Lewis cuts final salary pension benefits Subscription
The John Lewis Partnership has announced a host of changes to its pension scheme as it looks to claw back an £840m pension deficit.
Waitrose has apologised for several instances of poor stock availability in London and the South East…
Online sales growth at Waitrose outstripped traditional operations over festive period
We’ll be asking Waitrose MD Mark Price what he makes of the discounters, and about how he plans to improve his lap times
Waitrose profits face a price war pummelling Subscription
Waitrose annual results next week are expected to show the supermarket is increasingly being dragged down into the price war
Waitrose Bromley South: store of the week Subscription
”People tend to sit down for a coffee first thing or at lunchtime, not when the shop is at its busiest. Most customers have been fairly positive about the change to the rules.”
Under fire from new challengers like Aldi and Lidl, such gold plated pensions are simply too expensive to offer for retailers to offer in the current market.
It's hard to argue with Waitrose's bumper Christmas Subscription
The big four might be steeling themselves for a long, tough 2015, but life at the premium end of the grocery market continues to be far more enjoyable.
Waitrose Love Life Beef Feijoada Soup: acid test Subscription
Launched as part of Waitrose’s Love Life range of healthy, low-fat recipes, this soup is based…
Is the UK oversaturated with supermarkets? Subscription
Choosing where to shop for your groceries in historic Canterbury is no easy task…
Protecting the innocent? Subscription
I’m a dad. And, as such, have had many worries for my children over the years. An early one was whether my son would ever…
Is Waitrose getting its store formats right? Subscription
Waitrose MD Mark Price hit the headlines this week following a newspaper interview in which he suggested some of his rival…
Making its first G33 appearance this week, Aldi could only manage fourth. Our shopper was surprised by the wide range of p…
Store of the week: Waitrose Comely Bank, Edinburgh Subscription
we focus on how customers experience their visit to our store, right from parking their car…
'Shoppers' and 'consumers' are different beasts Subscription
Comments by Mark Price, the MD of Waitrose, that changes in British shopping habits are “far more fundamental than the dis…