Waitrose Biomethane Trucks

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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Waitrose reduces sugar content by up to 30% in its cereals Subscription

16 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The reformulation project will reduce sugar by an average of 15% in 27 Waitrose own-label cereals

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Waitrose launches Coming Home Christmas TV ad Video

13 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Supermarket describes execution as its ‘most creatively sophisticated yet’

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Waitrose brings in responsibly sourced non-GM soya animal feed Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer said it had begun the process of phasing out soya for animal feed from South America

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Waitrose adds apples and pears to 'wonky' fruit & veg range

03 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Waitrose has added weather-blemished apples and pears to its A Little Less than Perfect range of wonky fruit & veg

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Waitrose: one in five Brits now post food pics on social media

02 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The new Waitrose Food and Drink Report also predicts key trends for 2017, including poke and watermelon juice

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Waitrose brings in responsibly sourced non-GM soya animal feed

01 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer said it had begun the process of phasing out soya for animal feed from South America


Waitrose recruiting over 5,000 temporary staff for Christmas

28 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Approximately 2,500 of the recruits will be new to the company

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Waitrose trials new "ultra convenience" meal kit bag

26 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The Dinner for Tonight kit bags are being trialled in 20 stores

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Waitrose doubles minimum spend for free newspaper offer

20 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Customers will need to spend £10 on weekdays, bringing it in line with the weekend policy

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Waitrose trials changes to free hot drink offer

17 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Customers at nine trial stores must make a purchase before being entitled to a free tea or coffee

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Waitrose launches pale ‘ghost’ pumpkins for Halloween Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

The “eerie” veg is in selected stores alongside the returning Gourd pumpkins

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Waitrose backs high street paper cup recycling experiment

13 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

hubbub coffee cup recycling Only 1% of the 2.5 billion paper cups currently thrown away in the UK every year were recycled

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Waitrose appoints former Argos CIO Mike Sackman as IT director Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Sackman joined Waitrose as interim IT lead in early August and has now replaced IT director Cheryl Millington

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Heston at Waitrose gets major makeover and extension Subscription

30 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Waitrose is relaunching its Heston at Waitrose range with more products and new “quirky” packaging

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Waitrose adds Top Rated customer reviews to products Subscription

23 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Carolyn Robertson

The new Top Rated campaign highlights products that have been given its top 5-star rating

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Waitrose to 'turbocharge' investment in stores as sales drop Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The retailer was hit by a £25m property writedown on seven supermarkets it no longer plans to open

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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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Waitrose's Bagshot store is part of the Surrey scenery Subscription

26 Feb 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Waitrose’s Bagshot branch actually blends into the landscape. But that’s not all that’s special about the store

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Waitrose's grass-fed dairy pledge is a risky move Subscription

05 Feb 2016 | By Kevin White

Just how significant is this commitment by Waitrose?

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