Waitrose

Waitrose Profile

A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Waitrose & Partners: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

Strategic outlook for Waitrose

The John Lewis Partnership has ambitious plans to turn around Waitrose’s declining performance through a new leadership structure and fresh long-term strategy. In this report we review Waitrose & Partners’ grocery retail outlook for the next five years and examine implications for its suppliers.

UK Country Presentation

A guide to the UK’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

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The GB market declined 3.8% in the 12 weeks to 28 November against 2020’s performance, according to the latest results from Kantar. This time last year there were tighter restrictions in Scotland and Wales and England was in its second lockdown.

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Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the latest UK retailers to launch their Christmas adverts. These highlight the joys of celebrating Christmas with family and friends, which was a challenge in 2020. Tesco Tesco has taken a fun approach with its Christmas advert, spotlighting a woman with a ‘Nothing’s Stopping Us’ attitude this Christmas. It offers a humorous perspective to the ch...
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. This aligns with one of our expectations for a post-pandemic world, which will see shoppers look to the indu...
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...
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