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No longer against the strong summer figures, the grocery market has picked up the pace in the 12 weeks to October 6th. Growth was +1.3%, from +0.5% in the previous period, according to Kantar. With inflation dropping from 1.0% to 0.8%, higher volumes drive this growth. We look at the results in more detail and the latest news from the key retailers.

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We share range developments and additions from Waitrose, M&S, Iceland, Sainsbury's and Tesco. New look for Waitrose's top tier private label Waitrose & Partners has relaunched its top tier private label range: Waitrose & Partners No.1. The total range will feature over 740 products across a wide breadth of categories. Waitrose is keen to emphasise the role of its team in sourcing ingredient...
The John Lewis Partnership has launched a restructuring plan, 'Future Partnership', and it is announced that managing director for Waitrose & Partners, Rob Collins, is set to leave the business after 26 years. 'Future Partnership'   The Future Partnership plan sets out to streamline the business and make it more agile to improve performance in a challenging market. The changes will take ...
In a tough UK grocery market, Waitrose & Partners has reported resilient first half sales but will accelerate its focus on innovation to further differentiate its brand in the months ahead. Pressure on LFLs from comparatives but profits hold up LFL sales for the 26 weeks to July 27th were down 0.4%, with growth of 1.1% in Q1 followed by a decline of -1.6% in Q2, against a challenging period...

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15/10/2019
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.
03/10/2019

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

17/09/2019
As plastics reduction becomes a more important focus in fresh produce, we round-up retailers' latest activity and strategies for more sustainable packaging.
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