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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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Waitrose property director Nigel Keen steps down Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Keen will leave the business in January after 18 years of shaping its property strategy

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Waitrose appoints Martin George as interim customer director Subscription

16 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The former Post Office commercial chief will head up Waitrose marketing and customer relations, taking over from Rupert Thomas

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La Maison Cointreau launches blood orange triple sec variant Subscription

16 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The 30% abv NPD has ‘all the versatility of Cointreau’…

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Waitrose sherry lineup gets a refresh and a Manzanilla Subscription

16 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The range has been renamed ‘In Partnership With’ in reference to producer Emilio Lustau

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Waitrose weighs up recipe and checkout functions for app Subscription

10 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Quick Check mobile app first launched across all Waitrose stores last June

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John Lewis set to fork out £36m in back payments to staff Subscription

09 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The group revealed its pay averaging system “did not meet the strict timing requirements” of government regulations…

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Waitrose launches Duchy banquet competition

02 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Customer initiative marks 25 years of the Duchy brand, which has racked up £200m in annual sales

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Waitrose launches 23 new lines in revamp of Good to Go Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Good to Go now includes flatbreads and sandwich thins under 300 calories as well as more vegetarian lines

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Waitrose adds 25 new craft and speciality beers to its lineup Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

It comes as the supermarket has reported a 33% rise in speciality beer sales over the past year

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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

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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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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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