Tag Archives: Waitrose & Partners

Waitrose prepares for its ‘biggest pumpkin party yet’

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were down 1.7% last week (to Saturday October 5) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “As the temperature begins to drop, customers are enjoying comforting food, with sales of Waitrose & Partners No.1 …

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Waitrose md Rob Collins to leave the John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis Partnership (JLP) announced today (Tuesday October 1) that after a 26-year career, Rob Collins has set out his intention to step down as managing director of Waitrose & Partners next year. JLP also announced today the Future Partnership plan which includes the introduction of a new management structure …

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Waitrose launches No.1 range

Sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners for last week (to Saturday September 28) were down 0.2% compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s commercial director Rupert Thomas said: “The cooler weather and scattered showers prompted shoppers to pick up warming comfort foods, with our Ready to …

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Indian summer boosts deli sales at Waitrose

Waitrose & Partners’ sales excluding fuel were 1% lower last week (to Saturday September 14) compared with the same period last year. The supermarket chain’s supply chain director Wim Van Aalst said: “With temperatures rising towards the weekend, sales of suncare products increased four-fold. Deli sales were up and soft …

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Waitrose shoppers seek sunshine-related food and drink

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were 0.6% higher last week (to Saturday August 24) than the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “The warm bank holiday weekend led to strong sales of drinks, with top performing ranges including rose wines and …

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Sales of home baking products up 9% at Waitrose

Total sales at Waitrose & Partners excluding fuel were down 2.1% last week (to Saturday August 17) compared with the same week last year, as the country continued to experience mixed weather. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said: “Ahead of the first episode of ‘The Great British Bake …

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Waitrose becomes first UK supermarket to sell pullet eggs

This month, Waitrose & Partners will be the first UK supermarket to start selling pullet eggs. The retailer describes pullet eggs as ‘smaller sized eggs are produced by ‘teenage’ hens – around 18 weeks old – which are some of the best quality eggs you can get for cooking. ‘These …

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Comfort food on the menu for Waitrose customers

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1.7% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday August 10) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket multiple’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst commented: “In a week of changeable weather, sales of comfort foods such as Indian and Chinese ready …

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First pea-based milk alternative product arrives in Waitrose

Waitrose & Partners claims to have exclusively launched the first pea-based milk alternative product: Sproud. The supermarket chain said: ’With the ever-increasing demand for dairy-free and plant-based milk alternatives, we’re pleased to offer another exciting product in this fast growing category.’ Sales of the dairy alternatives category have risen 16% …

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Waitrose weekly sales down 2.7%

Total sales excluding fuel were 2.7% lower last week (to Saturday August 3) at Waitrose & Partners than the same week last year, as the country continued to see mixed weather. The supermarket chain’s finance director Ross Avery said: “Sales of wine were up, with English and Welsh wine proving …

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