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Waitrose to close more stores

Waitrose to close more stores

24/07/2019 - 10:41
Waitrose has confirmed that it is closing several more of its supermarkets as part of its recent strategy to offload underperforming sites. read more
Waitrose trials refill and bring-your-own containers scheme to reduce waste

Waitrose trials refill and bring-your-own containers scheme to reduce waste

05/06/2019 - 09:17
Waitrose has launched a new scheme where customers will be able to fill up or refill their own containers with a range of products as part of its ambitions to reduce waste. read more
Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose pledge to halve food waste by 2030

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose pledge to halve food waste by 2030

14/05/2019 - 08:42
Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose are among the supermarkets that have pledged to halve food waste by 2030.  read more
Supermarkets are growing fresh produce in ‘pick your own’ aisles

Supermarkets are growing fresh produce in ‘pick your own’ aisles

07/03/2019 - 14:13
SUPERMARKETS are to start growing fresh produce in ‘pick your own’ aisles. read more
Aldi & Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all the UK Big 4 supermarkets

Aldi & Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all the UK Big 4 supermarkets

06/08/2018 - 11:27
Aldi and Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all of the UK’s Big 4 supermarkets, according to new research.  read more
Waitrose extends surplus food distribution platform

Waitrose extends surplus food distribution platform

03/05/2018 - 11:21
UK retailer Waitrose has announced that it is extending its surplus food redistribution platform to all of its full-size supermarkets by the end of the year. read more
Staff in Waitrose stores to advise shoppers to buy healthier foods

Staff in Waitrose stores to advise shoppers to buy healthier foods

20/04/2018 - 09:06
Waitrose has revealed that it is training up some of its shop floor staff to advise shoppers on their diets, steering them away from junk food and towards healthier options. read more
Waitrose to cut black plastic from its own-label products

Waitrose to cut black plastic from its own-label products

23/01/2018 - 15:07
British supermarket Waitrose will eliminate black plastic packaging from its own-label products by the end of 2019, as it follows a series of pledges by supermarkets and companies to reduce their plastic usage. read more
Waitrose to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16

Waitrose to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16

08/01/2018 - 11:26
Waitrose is to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16, following calls to limit their availability to youngsters.  read more
Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become 7th largest UK grocer

Lidl overtakes Waitrose to become 7th largest UK grocer

22/08/2017 - 12:59
Lidl has overtaken Waitrose to become the seventh largest grocer in the UK as the discounters continue grow at more than four times the rate of the Big 4. read more
Waitrose named UK’s best supermarket as Iceland tops list of online grocers

Waitrose named UK’s best supermarket as Iceland tops list of online grocers

17/02/2017 - 10:51
Shoppers were asked to rate stores based on factors such as store appearance, ease of finding products and overall quality of fresh products. read more
First drop in UK grocery sales in 20 years - UK

First drop in UK grocery sales in 20 years - UK

19/11/2014 - 11:37
London - A price war, led by German-based discounters, has pushed Britain's grocery market into its first sales decline in 20 years, industry data showed on Tuesday.  read more
Tesco earnings hole may be less than thought - UK

Tesco earnings hole may be less than thought - UK

20/10/2014 - 10:09
London - The world's third largest retailer, Tesco, will state next week that it overestimated earnings by less than the £250m which it previously announced, Sky news reported on Saturday, citing an unnamed banking source. read more
Tesco wants to be UK's best-loved grocer again - UK

Tesco wants to be UK's best-loved grocer again - UK

15/09/2014 - 09:34
London - Standing with bags of groceries outside discount store Lidl in Thetford, Eastern England, Jodie McGloughlin explains why she turned her back on Britain's biggest retailer - its high prices. read more
Disastrous end for Tesco CEO's turnaround plan

Disastrous end for Tesco CEO's turnaround plan

22/07/2014 - 14:03
London - Tesco boss, Philip Clarke, is to quit after Britain's biggest retailer warned it would miss profit forecasts, ending a disastrous three-year reign.  read more
Retailers see long term gains in online food sales

Retailers see long term gains in online food sales

11/07/2014 - 11:45
Berlin — Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope of persuading consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to fruit and vegetable orders. read more
Tesco's annual profit slumps

Tesco's annual profit slumps

22/04/2014 - 10:54
London - Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said it saw no let up in sight as it posted a 6% fall in annual profit, its second straight year of decline, piling pressure on chief executive Phil Clarke. read more
Tesco, Waitrose in new service deal

Tesco, Waitrose in new service deal

03/02/2014 - 07:48
London - Supermarket chains Tesco and Waitrose are to begin "click and collect" services across the London Underground network after signing a deal with the city's transport authority. read more
UK: Sports mania hindering sales, John Lewis

UK: Sports mania hindering sales, John Lewis

22/07/2013 - 10:51
London - John Lewis, Britain's biggest department store firm, has blamed Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph, the first Ashes test in cricket and a heat wave for keeping shoppers out of its stores last week.  read more
Kenya’s Sunripe Seeks Partners as Demand for Fresh Produce Grows

Kenya’s Sunripe Seeks Partners as Demand for Fresh Produce Grows

09/11/2012 - 08:34
Sunripe, a closely held East African grower that supplies U.K. supermarkets such as Waitrose Ltd., Asda Stores Ltd. and Tesco Plc (TSCO) with avocados and mangoes, is looking for investors to expand its business and help it keep up with increasing demand. read more
Waitrose store receives first BREEAM 'outstanding' rating for any retail store

Waitrose store receives first BREEAM 'outstanding' rating for any retail store

05/03/2012 - 09:32
A Waitrose store overlooking the Olympic Park in London has been awarded the world's first BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) 'Outstanding' rating for a retail building. read more
Waitrose accused of ‘abuse of power’ in supermarket supplier rows

Waitrose accused of ‘abuse of power’ in supermarket supplier rows

24/02/2012 - 09:01
Waitrose is the latest UK food retailer in the spotlight over decisions to fine suppliers for late deliveries, a move which has been met with a storm of protest. The news comes after reports of suppliers hitting back at similar plans by retail giant Tesco. read more
UK converter creates innovative labels for British retailer

UK converter creates innovative labels for British retailer

26/01/2012 - 10:40
UK converter Berkshire Labels has printed over 500,000 ‘peel back’ labels for the British retailer Waitrose’s newly-launched ‘Top Tier’ range of over 40 different English and European cheeses. read more