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Waitrose adds three new local craft gins to stores Subscription

25 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

New listings come as Waitrose claimed its sales of craft gin had grown by 50% over the past year

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Major players drive GS1 data quality charter Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The 12 companies claimed the move could save more than £200m in costs and lost sales

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Belton Farm rolls 'modern British' Fox cheeses into Waitrose Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Kevin White

Red Fox and White Fox will launch into 200 Waitrose stores later this month

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Waitrose launches consumer campaign to reduce food waste

20 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Waitrose Weekend magazine has committed to a regular section on preventing food waste as part of its Live Wise campaign

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Waitrose gives plastic bag funds to marine clean-up charity

19 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Marine Conservation Society will stage 1,000 clean-ups over the coming year to rid public areas of plastic…

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North Sea cod wins back MSC certification

19 Jul 2017 | By Kevin White

Waitrose is first to stock the newly sustainable species, more than a decade after stocks came perilously close to collapse

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One-hour delivery best for Sainsbury's, Ocado & Waitrose Subscription

18 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Their shoppers are most likely to switch if they can get a more convenient service elsewhere

Convibo

Convibo expands its one-hour delivery service across London Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The company will extend one-hour delivery from M&S, Tesco, Waitrose and Whole Foods Market to eight new areas

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Waitrose recruits first director of food service Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Simon Burdess, vice president of restaurants and bars at the InterContinental Hotels Group, will take up the newly created role in September

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Aldi overtakes M&S and Waitrose in customer service ranking Subscription

12 Jul 2017 | By Elinor Zuke

The supermarkets with the lowest customer service levels were Tesco, Asda and the Co-op

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Waitrose hit by £41.5m property writedown cost Subscription

12 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer focused on improving its existing estate rather than aggressive expansion in the past year

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Waitrose launches premium bag-in-box wine range Subscription

11 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Four SKUs have rolled out, with two more to launch in late July

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Waitrose commits to more Fairtrade tea

11 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer has announced all 46 of its own-label tea lines will be Fairtrade-certified as of October. It comes as Sainsbury’s is facing growing protests over its decision to pull away from the scheme for its tea lines

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Waitrose ad highlights ethical fruit and veg sourcing - video

05 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

  Waitrose is the only national supermarket to demand Leaf certification from all its suppliers

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Waitrose launches own-label quark as demand increases Subscription

05 Jul 2017 | By Beth Gault

Supermarket says sales of the high protein cheese have soared by 109%

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Waitrose redesigns sandwich wrappers to be more easily recyclable Subscription

03 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

From August, Waitrose sandwich packaging will feature a peelable tab that can easily remove the plastic film

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Waitrose plays up British credentials in poultry sourcing ad Video

15 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The ad is the latest instalment in Waitrose’s campaign to promote the provenance of its food

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Waitrose to put more funding and resources behind FareShare trial

12 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Charities that collect surplus food will now be able to receive funds from the Waitrose Community Matters initiative…

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Gin sales soar 20% to become Waitrose's bestselling spirit Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Retailer says artisan brands are proving particularly popular with shoppers

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Waitrose launches range of speciality aubergines

06 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

The white aubergines, nicknamed “snowbergines”, are early varieties of aubergine grown in Holland

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Former Pizza Express CEO Richard Hodgson seeks grocery return

01 Jun 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Richard Hodgson wants to return to the grocery sector after quitting as CEO of Pizza Express

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Waitrose sizes up other locations for hit supper clubs Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The “overwhelmingly positive feedback” has prompted Waitrose to weigh up taking the concept to other locations

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Waitrose 1 own-label range to be exported to China and India Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Waitrose 1 range will now be available in 30 territories

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Waitrose to hold Leckford Estate summer festival

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Waitrose producers, celebrity chefs and experts will offer customers “the very best” in British food and drink

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Waitrose pushes on with digital services in Ecrebo deal extension Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket is set to roll out digital receipts and more personalised offers at the till

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Christmas in July: supermarket range preview 2017 Subscription

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

What do we know about what the supermarkets have planned to win the big one this Christmas?

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The future has changed: bricks & mortar has a role in the online world Subscription

20 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Gone are the days when we believed internet shopping would turn our high streets into ghost towns. Today’s e-commerce experts firmly believe there is a place for physical retail spaces

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The Waitrose suppermarket experience Subscription

03 May 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The Grocer headed out to the Waitrose Café at its new Haywards Heath store to rate the ambience and cuisine

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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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