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Following news of Sainsbury's counter closures , Waitrose has committed to the long-term future of its own food service counters in-store. Point of difference in-store and online Waitrose highlighted how keeping its counters open through COVID-19, as well as adding new lines since the spring, is a point of difference from competitors. The retailer remains committed to training speciali...
Market growth in the 12 weeks to November 1st slowed slightly to 9.3%, from 9.4% in the previous reporting period, according to the latest Kantar results. We look at key retailers' sales growth and market share in more detail, including standout performances from Iceland, Lidl, Morrisons and Waitrose, who all grew above the market. Panic buying has not returned to levels seen before the first ...
The Partnership announced plans to further simplify its structure, reducing the size of its head office operations by up to 1,500 by April 2021, helping save a further £50m towards its cost-saving target. CFO steps down At the same time, the business announced CFO Patrick Lewis will be leaving the business after 26 years' service. Lewis will be replaced by Bérangère Michel, currently execut...

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20/11/2020
This in-depth guide explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of major retailers as they respond to the Covid-19 crisis and prepare for EU Exit. It also includes our current market and channel forecasts, as well as quarterly LFL and full year profit data for The Big Four retailers. Retailers profiled in this report: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op, Waitrose, Aldi, Lidl, M&S, Iceland
12/11/2020
Fakeaways, dine-in deals, restaurant ranges and recipe fixtures feature in these UK case studies, as retailers seek to retain gains from out-of-home spend.
10/11/2020
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
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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.   

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