Waitrose has revealed that John Lewis Partnership management board member Ben Stimson will become its new retail director this month.
John Lewis posted a surge in sales last week as Mother’s Day boosted performance within a number of the department store’s categories.
Waitrose has drafted in point-of-sale marketing specialists Ecrebo as the grocer bids to ramp up targeted customer promotions in its stores.
It was 150 years ago this week that John James and Mary Ann Sainsbury set up the first Sainsbury’s at 173 Drury Lane in London.
Waitrose has come out fighting in the looming online grocery battle with M S by linking with an unknown tech start-up launched by Ocado co-founder Jonathan Faiman. Will it give Waitrose the punching power to upset its soon-to-be ex-partner?
The Co-op has struck a deal with Superdrug to supply own-brand food-to-go products as part of the health and beauty chain’s meal deals.