Waitrose & Partners store visits

Our store visit reports feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts. Dozens of reports are made every year of stores that feature new concepts in food and grocery retail.

Presentations

01/08/2019
As the retailer announces plans to extend and expand the 'Waitrose Unpacked’ concept, we share how the retailer is evolving relevant solutions to support more sustainable shopping, with valuable learnings across multiple categories.
11/06/2018
This small supermarket format shows how Waitrose is seeking to bringing the essence of its big store offer to a more limited footprint.
13/11/2017
We visit Waitrose in Barbican, one of four branches to test The Kitchen food-to-go concept.
15/12/2016
Waitrose Nine Elms opened in November 2015 in anticipation of a fast growing and wealthy residential area. Read on to find out how Waitrose is catering to this unique location.
23/12/2015
Waitrose’s new King’s Cross flagship pushes the boundaries of what a supermarket can offer, with a choice of foodservice and food-to-go options, an in-store bar and the retailer’s third cookery school.
14/05/2015

A new Waitrose flagship store showcasing strengths in food and home while enhancing its food credentials with the retailer’s second cookery school.

31/10/2014
We visited Little Waitrose King’s Cross to see how the retailer has flexed its offer to meet the needs of the travelling consumer.
20/06/2014
The new Waitrose supermarket in Swindon brings together various multichannel initiatives to create a one-of-a-kind store within the retailer’s portfolio.
23/01/2014
With a new look welcome area and wine department, recently opened Aylesbury is an excellent example of how Waitrose is flexing its proposition to keep pace with shoppers’ evolving preferences.