Tag Archives: Ocado

Waitrose.com launches expansion plan in preparation for its split from Ocado

Waitrose & Partners is starting a national online roll-out programme this week – adding its Waitrose.com online delivery service to 24 more of its supermarkets across the country. The grocery retailer said the shops are strategically placed to handle increased demand for its online shopping service, in preparation for its …

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Visitor numbers up 5% for Exclusively Shows

Overall attendance at the Exclusively Shows 2019, held last week in London, rose by just over 5% fuelled by ‘a relatively new breed of visitors to the show: the influencers and consumer press’, according to the Shows’ owner and organiser BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association). The co-located trade shows …

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M&S and Ocado announce new joint venture

Marks and Spencer today (Wednesday January 27) announced the creation of a new 50/50 joint venture with pureplay digital grocer Ocado. Under the deal, M&S will acquire a 50% share of Ocado’s UK retail business for up to £750 million. The joint venture will trade as Ocado.com but will benefit …

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Ocado and Root7 to speak at next BHETA Housewares Forum

BHETA (British Home Enhancement Trade Association) has announced that Martin de la Fuente of Ocado will be the headline speaker at its next Housewares Forum. During the event, which takes place on February 21 at BHETA’s headquarters in Birmingham, the senior buying manager of the online supermarket will present his views …

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