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Waitrose has stopped selling single-use vapes due to concerns about the negative impacts on the environment and young people’s health. “While we have robust controls under our Challenge 25 Policy, we are concerned about the risk these products pose by appealing to younger people – as well the environmental impact,” the supermarket said in a [...]
Waitrose workers have been warned that some jobs are at risk as the business looks to ramp up productivity and reduce costs.
Upmarket grocer Waitrose has followed in the footsteps of its fellow highstreet stores and launched a meal deal offer. It will launch the British lunchtime staple, which usually consists of a sandwich, drink and snack, on the 30th of August, pricing it at £5. Waitrose has sold pre-packaged sandwiches and wraps in its stores but [...]
Waitrose groceries could be sold on Amazon as part of a new deal being discussed by the upmarket grocer and delivery giant. The pair are reportedly considering the tie-up after the John Lewis-owned supermarket cut ties with Ocado nearly three years ago, according to reports published in The Telegraph. Amazon has recently struck up a [...]
AN UNLIKELY corporate row has broken out between Waitrose and Warburtons that has seen the nation’s favourite crumpet pulled from the shelves of the middle class’ supermarket of choice. Waitrose made the call after the Lancashire bakery’s products “didn’t meet our expectations” according to a report in the Telegaph. Warburtons’ chairman James Warburton meanwhile told [...]
A sandwich and sushi maker supplying UK supermarket giants from M&S to Waitrose has reported a surge in revenue after upping its prices – and revealed it axed around 250 jobs. Greencore told investors it sunk to a loss this year after battling higher costs. The Dublin-based convenience food manufacturing firm said its revenue jumped [...]
Waitrose has pulled out of secret talks to acquire a stake in rival health supermarket Planet Organic. The high-end supermarket, which is part of the John Lewis Partnership, ceased discussions late last week about a possible agreement, according to reports first published in Sky News, Sources told the outlet that the deal would have meant [...]
The slightly shameful stereotype of a lone gamer in his mum’s house has transformed into a 35-year-old middle class dad, giving rise to a rebirth of the industry, writes Dominic Grounsell
Waitrose has slashed the price of more than 200 products as part of a £100 million investment plan to lower customer bills. The supermarket has cut the cost of more than 100 products by at least 10 per cent , with everyday items such as bread and mince receiving some of the biggest reductions. The [...]
BRITAIN’S DISCOUNT retailers are set for a winter windfall – with even Waitrose shoppers turning to spam and fish heads as the cost of living crisis bites. The sales of both have risen more than a third at the high-end supermarket over the past year, the firm confirmed overnight. Analysts reckon budget grocers like Aldi [...]
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