Waitrose & Partners: overview

Find out about the retailer's strategic priorities, commercial focus areas, channel and country presence.

Waitrose & Partners: data

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

Strategic outlook for Waitrose

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.   

UK country presentation

This in-depth guide to the United Kingdom explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

Latest News

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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 31st, 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.

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The GB market declined 1.9% on 2020 in the 12 weeks to 5 September, according to the latest results from Kantar. We look at key performances in more detail and highlight UK news you may have missed. Pandemic still having an effect COVID is clearly still having an impact on the market, with grocery spend 8.7% higher in the 12 weeks to 5 September than in 2019. However, the first week of Se...
Waitrose is expanding its range to meet more shopper demands through the addition of more value-focused products and a new meat-free range. ‘Anyday’ range Following a successful trial, John Lewis is extending its value focused Anyday private label range to Waitrose stores. The range, of around 2,400 lines, was launched in April 2021 and is said to have generated sales of £60m, according t...
The GB market declined 4% on 2020 in the 12 weeks to 8 August, according to the latest results from Kantar. In the latest four weeks, the sales decline was less, at 0.5%. More frequent shops, with smaller baskets continues Consumers have been steadily returning to pre-pandemic shopping habits, making smaller, but more frequent trips to the shops. Shoppers made an additional 108,000 trips...

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