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Youngest MW joins Waitrose BWS team

Published:  23 July, 2008

Ken Mackay MW has joined the Waitrose wine buying team.

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Morrisons bucks trend with strong results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has fared well in its Christmas trading with like-for-like sales increasing by 9.5%, excluding fuel.

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Morrisons' Australian ros turns heads

Published:  23 July, 2008

An Australian sparkling wine sold by Morrisons for under five pounds has gained industry recognition.

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Morrisons reports strong second half

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has reported a solid start to the second half of its financial year helped by a rebranding and new advertising campaign.

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Waitrose triumphs at IWSC awards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket group Waitrose won both the wine buyer and spirits buyer of the year awards at last night's IWSC awards ceremony.

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Morrisons takes on wine trading manager

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket Morrisons looks set to increase its wine selling activities with the appointments of Dr Arabella Woodrow MW as its wine team's trading manager.

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Waitrose stores see double-digit wine growth

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: The new store in Marylebone, London, which opened on 1 June 2007, has seen fine wine value sales increase by 65% in the second week and 71% in the store's third week after opening.

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Floods don't dampen Waitrose results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose has reported a 2.7% rise in sales for the first half despite bad weather in June and July.

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Morrisons hit by the weather

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons is the latest retailer to announce sales have been affected by the weather.

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Morrisons name new man at the top

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket group Wm Morrison has named a successor to its 75-year old chairman Sir Ken Morrison, ending a 12 month search.

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Waitrose to open ethical store

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is to go head-to-head with American rival Whole Foods Market by launching its first premium supermarket in London.

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Waitrose raises supplier standards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is raising standards within its supply chains through a new ethical trading manual.

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Waitrose buyers set for stardom

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wine buyers at Waitrose will appear in the retailer's latest TV commercial.

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Stone, Vine & Sun founder takes Waitrose buying job

Published:  23 July, 2008

Andrew Shaw, one of the co-directors of award-winning distance seller Stone, Vine & Sun, is to join the buying team at Waitrose.

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Waitrose backs New World

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is giving the New World a boost with a New World Wine Showcase to be held in all branches from 4 to 24 September.

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Profile - Mark Williamson, Mr Waitrose

Published:  23 July, 2008

Suggest to Mark Williamson that Waitrose is middle-class, and he quivers. It's so remarkable that it's worth saying again - and he quivers again. The phrase middle-class' is clearly a tricky one: he prefers the description people who appreciate good food and wine, regardless of what car they're driving'.

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Wines in the Weekly Press, 26/27 August, 2006

Published:  23 July, 2008

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Waitrose responds

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose has said in a statement that the letter it sent out to suppliers ahead of the Chancellor's budget (see Harpers 10 March, page 3) does not ask suppliers to bear the cost of the duty. It simply asks them to think in advance about how they would like us to treat their ranges and to initiate discussions with buyers'.

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Waitrose puts the squeeze on

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose - widely regarded as the most benign of the multiple retailers - has asked its wine suppliers to prepare to absorb any duty increase in the Chancellor's budget or see their on-shelf price points rise.

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Howard-Sneyd in at Waitrose

Published:  23 July, 2008

South Africa is the priority for Waitrose's new wine buyer Justin Howard-Sneyd MW, who has replaced Simon Thorpe MW.
Howard-Sneyd did three vintages in the Rainbow Nation in the mid-1990s at the time of the regime change, but he has not been back since, except for a week's honeymoon when it rained throughout.

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