Waitrose

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.

Latest News

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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.

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The GB market declined 1.2% in the 12 weeks to 3 October against 2020’s performance, according to the latest results from Kantar. COVID is still having an impact, while grocery inflation is rising Despite the decline, COVID is still having an impact on the market, with grocery spend 8.1% higher than in 2019. Various factors impacted the results in the period including the reduced availabi...
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...
The GB market declined 1.9% on 2020 in the 12 weeks to 5 September, according to the latest results from Kantar. We look at key performances in more detail and highlight UK news you may have missed. Pandemic still having an effect COVID is clearly still having an impact on the market, with grocery spend 8.7% higher in the 12 weeks to 5 September than in 2019. However, the first week of Se...
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