The Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2017-18 reveals top food, drink and shopping trends

London, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2017-18 shows today’s consumer is firmly in the driving seat. Whether shopping or eating, we do what we want, when we want. Three quarters of Brits say dining out alone is more socially acceptable than it was five years ago, with a […]

Waitrose releases Food & Drink Report

London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top trends of the year revealed in the Waitrose Food & Drink Report The four key trends in the report all outline different ways in which people are increasingly seeing food as a part of our identity, taking pride in what and how we eat. Says Waitrose Managing […]

Waitrose becomes the first UK retailer to introduce responsibly sourced non-GM soya for animal feed from Europe

London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has become the first UK retailer to introduce responsibly sourced non-GM soya for animal feed from Europe, reducing its reliance upon South American supply. In October the grocer landed its first shipment of soya grown in the Danube Region of Europe – an area stretching from the Black Forest to the […]

Waitrose Commercial Director Mark Williamson to retire

London, 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mark Williamson, Commercial Director at Waitrose, is to retire at the end of January 2017. Rupert Thomas, currently Marketing Director at Waitrose, will move into the Commercial Director role from February 2017.  Rupert’s replacement will be announced at a later date. Mark joined Waitrose in 2004 and has been […]

Waitrose names Ben Stimson as Retail Director

LONDON, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose today announced that Ben Stimson will become Retail Director on 27 March 2016, moving into the role vacated by Rob Collins who becomes Managing Director on 4 April following the departure of Mark Price to become Minister of State for Trade & Investment. Ben joined the John Lewis […]

Mark Price to step down as Managing Director of Waitrose and Deputy Chairman and to leave the Partnership on 3 April 2016

Rob Collins appointed new Managing Director of Waitrose LONDON, 2015-10-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces today that, after a 33 year career, Mark Price has set out his intention to step down as Managing Director of Waitrose and Deputy Chairman and to leave the Partnership on 3 April 2016.  Mark […]