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Waitrose steps up to sponsor the Itex-Rotary walks

Waitrose steps up to sponsor the Itex-Rotary walks

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Walkers at this year’s Itex-Rotary events will be seen in green thanks to Waitrose’s generous sponsorship of the t-shirts. Around 2,000 t-shirts are on order for both walkers and helpers at the 2013 walks in both Guernsey and Jersey. Waitrose has agreed to cover the cost of purchase and printing of the t-shirts which will […]

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Alan Titchmarsh to work with Waitrose

Alan Titchmarsh to work with Waitrose

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose today announces plans to work with the nation’s favourite gardener and well-known TV presenter, Alan Titchmarsh. The supermarket will be drawing on Alan’s expertise to support the development and launch of new horticulture and gardening ranges. A passionate supporter of British farmers and growers, Alan will also be helping Waitrose to illustrate and emphasise […]

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Waitrose Kitchen magazine signs Pippa Middleton as new columnist

Waitrose Kitchen magazine signs Pippa Middleton as new columnist

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose is delighted to announce that Pippa Middleton has been signed as a new columnist for Waitrose’s monthly magazine Waitrose Kitchen. Her column will first appear in the April issue of the title, on sale in Waitrose from 28th March, and will feature casual dining ideas and recipes. William Sitwell, now celebrating ten years as […]

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Waitrose follows record Christmas trading with record run-up to New Year

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has today announced the busiest new year trading period in its history. The final 12 days of trade leading up to the new year (18 – 31 December, excluding Christmas day and Boxing day) are the retailer’s strongest ever for that period, with total sales (excluding fuel) 8.8 per cent higher than last year […]

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Waitrose branches help customers support local communities this Christmas

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Waitrose supermarkets across the Channel Islands and UK are helping customers increase their support for local communities this Christmas. All Waitrose shops have invited a local food bank to carry out collections which will give Waitrose customers the opportunity to buy an extra grocery item from a suggested shopping list, which will be distributed to […]

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Shoppers unlock more of what they value at Waitrose as one million sign up to myWaitrose membership card

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has seen more than one million shoppers sign up to its myWaitrose card, a unique grocery membership scheme which recognises and rewards customers with tailored promotions and experiences. Unlike a traditional points-based loyalty scheme, myWaitrose members receive benefits every day and offers which are personalised to their buying habits. To celebrate the card’s first […]

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Waitrose keeps Christmas TV ad plain and simple to give more to charity

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

At a time when many retailers are unveiling lavish television adverts in preparation for Christmas, Waitrose has today announced that it will be breaking with convention in order to donate more money to good causes. Instead of a scene decked with holly, tinsel and baubles, the supermarket’s signature advert this year features Delia Smith and […]

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Waitrose donates £25,000 to Guernsey charities and causes

| April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Waitrose branches in Guernsey have donated a total of £25,000 to Guernsey charities and causes through its ‘Community Matters’ scheme since the stores opened last year. Since Waitrose opened its two branches in Guernsey they have provided funding to a total of 76 local charities and causes around the island. At the checkout of Waitrose […]

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Waitrose appoints fresh produce buyer in the Channel Islands

Waitrose appoints fresh produce buyer in the Channel Islands

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has appointed Gary Grace as buying adviser of fresh produce in the Channel Islands. Mr Grace will be working across Guernsey and Jersey, supporting the local branches and island producers. Mr Grace will bring with him 27 years’ experience of working in retail and buying produce for Waitrose in the UK. Most recently he […]

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Waitrose delivers a strong Christmas

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Waitrose has enjoyed strong Christmas sales. Grocery sales for December showed a total uplift of 9.5 per cent and an increase of 3.8 per cent on a like-for like-basis (excluding new space). Compared with the same period in 2009, grocery sales grew by 19.1 percent and like-for-like sales were up by 8.8 per cent. The […]

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