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Waitrose launches Winnie the Pooh inspired autumn TV campaign Video

02 Oct 2015 | By Ben Adams

Waitrose launches new autumnal TV ad

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Royal Greenland back in Waitrose with prawns Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Seafood producer Royal Greenland has secured its first branded listing with Waitrose in three years

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Waitrose links with Telegraph for new wine partnership

01 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Telegraph Wine from Waitrose will offer an “extended” range including exclusively curated wine cases

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Heck burgers & sausages win listings at Tesco and Waitrose Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Kevin White

Heck has secured its first permanent burger listings with Tesco as part of a raft of NPD

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City snapshot: Waitrose sees weekly sales fall Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Sales dropped to £120.8m and including petrol this represented a 0.3% fall

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Sainsbury's grows sales again as Tesco market share continues to fall Video

22 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

The German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, reported sales growth of 17.3% and 16% over the period


Waitrose carves out strong position in tough price war Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

In the current grocery market, any gain is a positive

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Pick Your Own ‘not hitting profits’, says Waitrose CEO Subscription

10 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

Mark Price has insisted the scheme is boosting sales and margins have not declined


Pick Your Own Offers a Waitrose 'game changer' as 700,000 customers sign up in first three months

09 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket to launch a new phase of promotion with another 250 items included

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Waitrose Foundation looks to double community spend to £20m Subscription

07 Aug 2015 | By Andrew Don

Waitrose Foundation is aiming to double the amount of profits invested back into producer communities

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Waitrose to carry on Channel Islands push

27 Jul 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Supermarket reaches distribution agreement with local retailer in Alderney

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Vanini premium chocolates land in Waitrose Subscription

07 Jul 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Produced in Italy at ICAM’s Lake Como manufacturing facility, Vanini is made with cocoa beans grown in Bagua

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Waitrose launches e-learning compliance game for its staff Subscription

03 Jul 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Waitrose is introducing a new e-learning game to teach staff about laws around selling alcohol, tobacco

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John Lewis to charge for Click & Collect orders

01 Jul 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

All orders under £30 will now incur £2 fee, MD calls current operation ‘unsustainable’

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Waitrose to place IRI customer insights at heart of decisions Subscription

25 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Waitrose says it is putting customer insights at the heart of its decision-making process…

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Waitrose appoints finance director from John Lewis

18 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Loraine Woodhouse will become Waitrose’s new finance director on 5 October

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New Waitrose 'Pick Your Own Offers' will be consumer-tailored discount scheme

17 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

MD Mark Price suggests the scheme will “revolutionise” promotions


Waitrose launches first Prosecco magnum

09 Jun 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Rolling out from this week, the San Leo Prosecco Magnum (rsp: £20.99) contains 1,500ml of wine versus the 750ml in a standard bottle

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Waitrose saves big with air efficiency at new distribution centre

27 May 2015 | By Andrew Don

The Buckinghamshire DC is expected to save the supermarket group £7,400 a year in energy costs rising to £222,000 over the building’s lifetime

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Waitrose trials 'Pick Your Own Offers' using myWaitrose card Subscription

08 May 2015 | By Ian Quinn

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


City snapshot: Waitrose sees first quarter sales growth of 0.9% Subscription

01 May 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

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

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Waitrose extends Fairtrade range

20 Apr 2015 | By Lisa Riley

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

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Mark Price expects Waitrose online to break even this year

17 Apr 2015

Online sales at the upmarket grocer soared 31% in the year to 31 January, with average basket size up 5% to more than £100 

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Waitrose re-launches Florist and Gifts websites

14 Apr 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

Both the websites have been redesigned to offer a ‘much improved’ customer journey, which makes sending a gift to someone special ‘convenient and easy’


Waitrose sees big rise in Easter shopping

02 Apr 2015 | By Andrew Don

ot cross bun sales climbed nearly 26% with the supermarket’s traditional richly fruited variety remained the best seller with sales up 48%

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Waitrose keeps foot down on promotional accelerator Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Last week Waitrose surprised many industry experts when it revealed its operating profits were up 0.6%

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Waitrose cuts it even on an estate Subscription

04 Sep 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

Despite a busy bank holiday Friday, Waitrose Altrincham – situated on a housing estate – offered excellent service

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Sophie Osgerby, Waitrose, Altrincham: G33 store of the week Subscription

04 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

We don’t want people to think of Waitrose as just a supermarket for the Home Counties. We’ve had to battle against the expectation

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Pick Your Own Offers allowing Waitrose to scale back deals Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Waitrose has been attracting plaudits for its innovative Pick Your Own offers initiative…


Waitrose Gillingham tops Grocer 33 with 'outstanding' service Subscription

06 Aug 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Waitrose Gillingham pleased its shoppers with a “lovely, attractive” entrance

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Alex Vale, Waitrose Gillingham: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

06 Aug 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

”Pick Your Own Offers is a real focus for us at the moment”

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Thorntons and Ferrero may rediscover the magic Subscription

25 Jun 2015

Feedback on Thorntons and Ferrero, and Waitrose PYOO

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Let's not get carried away, but the Waitrose promotion could turn into something special Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

It’s worth remembering that when we broke the news of this a month ago, people were more interested in the free coffee

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Waitrose Pick Your Own Offers hailed as 'groundbreaking' Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Supermarket promotions were back in the headlines this week as Waitrose launched its Pick Your Own Offers initiative…

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Tanja Chisnall, Waitrose Poynton: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

”We were one of the first branches to be fitted with the new welcome desk format two years ago”


Waitrose Poynton's G33 service win down to 'great' staff Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

As the Grocer 33 year begins again, Waitrose Poynton pipped Asda Liverpool to become our first store of the week for 2015/16

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Mark Price, Waitrose MD, is guest editing The Grocer this week

13 Apr 2015

We’ll be asking Waitrose MD Mark Price what he makes of the discounters, and about how he plans to improve his lap times

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