Waitrose & Partners: overview

Find out about the retailer's strategic priorities, commercial focus areas, channel and country presence.

Waitrose & Partners: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

Strategic outlook for Waitrose

With a new leadership in place, Waitrose revealed a first look at its enhanced five year strategy in July 2020. This includes ambitious online plans, continued focus on sustainability and partnering to support growth.   

UK country presentation

This in-depth guide to the United Kingdom explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the latest UK retailers to launch their Christmas adverts. These highlight the joys of celebrating Christmas with family and friends, which was a challenge in 2020.

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The GB market declined 1.9% in the 12 weeks to 1 November, versus 2020’s performance, according to the latest results from Kantar. Grocery spend remains significantly higher than in 2019, at +7.3%. We look at these results in more detail, including Tesco’s positive performance and the discounters’ market share gains. Large trips continue, as online sales stabilise Purchasing habits seem ...
For several years, shoppers have shown a growing interest in their health and well-being. Grocery retail is one of many stakeholders that has responded by improving access and choice. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified shoppers’ interest in this area, creating a new wave of interest. This aligns with one of our expectations for a post-pandemic world, which will see shoppers look to the indu...
In its first half results John Lewis Partnership has reported that Waitrose’s sales increased by 2.3% and by 3.5% like-for-like in the 26 weeks to July 31 st , largely driven by a surge in online sales. The retailer also set out how it plans to bring a John Lewis offer into more Waitrose stores. Investing in online Following its split from Ocado, Waitrose has been building its own online ca...
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