Tag Archives: Loraine Woodhouse

Waitrose shoppers go alfresco

Total sales excluding fuel for Waitrose were 1.4% lower last week (to Saturday August 26) than the year-ago period. Finance director Loraine Woodhouse noted that in the same week last year, the supermarket chain ran a half-price event and significant marketing activity – neither of which ran last week. She …

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Hot weather fuels sales of cool bags by 78% at Waitrose

The hot weather boosted turnover for Waitrose last week (to Saturday June 17) with total sales, excluding fuel, up 6.1% on the year-ago period. The supermarket chain’s finance director Loraine Woodhouse commented that rosé wine sales were up 108%, helped by the timing of a ‘25% off three bottles of …

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Sunshine boosts sales trends for Waitrose

Total sales at Waitrose for the week ending Saturday (May 27) were 4% higher than the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s finance director Loraine Woodhouse said: “The warm weather heading in to the bank holiday weekend prompted sunshine-led trends across our shops and online.” Top performing ranges were …

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