Bakery sales strong at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.8% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday June 1) compared with the same week last year.

The supermarket chain’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst said: “Sales of bakery were strong, led by products in our Scrumptious Summer range, including cakes (up 8%) and pre-packed rolls (up 5%).

“The warm weather at the weekend saw sales of ready-to-drink cocktails and canned wine rise by 12%, with beer and sparkling wines also proving popular, boosted by a Fizz Showcase.”


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