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In the 12 weeks to August 11th supermarket sales were flat according to new market data from Kantar. We look at the factors influencing this and key retailers' performance.  

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The original Oxford trial will be extended, and key features rolled out for trial in more locations following "an overwhelmingly positive response". Trial extended in Botley Road, Oxford store Though the initiative is just seven weeks into its eleven week trial, Waitrose revealed that the findings so far give it confidence that the concept can be a success elsewhere. 7,000 customers have...
In the 12 weeks leading up to the 14th July overall market sales fell by 0.5%. This was the first decline in market growth since June 2016. We look at the factors influencing this and key retailers' performance. Cooler weather and lack of seasonal events slows performance This decline was not unexpected as retailers were up against a challenging comparative period where the heat wave and wo...
The retailer has sold four stores, and is closing a further three as it focusing on long-term profitability. Seven stores to close Waitrose has sold its Bromley, Oadby and Wollaton stores to Lidl, and has also sold its Sandhurst store to an unnamed retailer. Stores in Marlow, Stevenage Waterside (British Airways Headquarters) will also close. The 677 Partners impacted by the closures ...

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20/08/2019
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.
11/08/2019

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Waitrose.

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.
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