Waitrose is an England-based company that owns and operates a chain of supermarkets that retails groceries, packaged foods, home furnishing and related products. Read more

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M&S is a top competitor of Waitrose. M&S was founded in 1884, and is headquartered in London, England. M&S is in the Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors industry. M&S generates $3.1B more revenue vs. Waitrose.

ALDI is seen as one of Waitrose's top competitors. ALDI is headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, and was founded in 1913. ALDI is in the Discount Stores field. ALDI generates 836% the revenue of Waitrose.

LIDL has been one of Waitrose's top competitors. LIDL's headquarters is in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, and was founded in 1973. Like Waitrose, LIDL also competes in the Hypermarkets & Super Centers field. LIDL generates 991% of Waitrose's revenue.


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Waitrose News

June 8, 2021The Caterer

Waitrose considering sale of Good Food Guide after ceasing publication

Waitrose is considering a potential sale of The Good Food Guide after announcing it would cease publi... See more »
June 4, 2021Business Green

M&S and Waitrose expand packaging-free grocery lines amid surging sales

Supermarkets both announce plans to extend their plastic-free refillable grocery services in response... See more »
June 2, 2021European Supermarket Magazine

Waitrose Sees Increased Sales Of Refillable Products

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced that the sales of refillable items offered in ... See more »
June 1, 2021KamCity

Waitrose Adds More Products To 'Unpacked' Scheme

Waitrose has today launched more new products as part of its 'Unpacked' refillable concept, including... See more »
May 28, 2021Retail Systems

Waitrose rolls out in-store plastic recycling trial

Waitrose has announced plans to roll out a new trial that give customers the opportunity to return ha... See more »
May 26, 2021Harpers Wine & Spirit

Waitrose unveils mixed English wine case

Waitrose has unveiled a new mixed wine case comprising a selection of homegrown wines.... See more »
May 13, 2021Packaging Gateway

Waitrose relaunches food sharing platters with less packaging

UK-based supermarket chain Waitrose is reintroducing its ten lines of food sharing platters with less... See more »

Waitrose Press Releases

August 11, 2015MARKETWIRED

Cloud Sherpas Drives Innovation and Employee Collaboration at Waitrose With Google for Work

Roll Out of Google for Work Across Waitrose Stores, Enables Advanced Collaboration for Employees and ... See more »

Boost for local cricket clubs in Sussex with EWCT Small Grant Scheme

Local cricket clubs across Sussex have received a financial boost with the news that £80,000 has been... See more »
December 17, 2014REALWIRE

All Hail The Christmas Pud! Still The Most Served Dessert For Christmas Day, Despite It Being A Favourite Of Just One Third Of The Nation

Tradition reigns over taste buds this Christmas, as 71 per cent of households plan to serve Christmas... See more »
June 6, 2014PRWEB

Duchy Originals Organic Shortbread & Biscuits are Now Available at Whole Foods Market in Northern California

The Royal Brand Focused on Sustainability Expands U.S. Availability(PRWeb June 06, 2014)Read the full... See more »
April 4, 2014PR-INSIDE

"Waitrose Ltd in Retailing (United Kingdom)"

(PR-inside.com) During the review period, Waitrose Ltd experimented with various new trends in grocer... See more »

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Waitrose is an England-based company that owns and operates a chain of supermarkets that retails groceries, packaged foods, home furnishing and related products. Waitrose was founded in 1904. Waitrose's headquarters is located in London, England, GB S...


Waitrose's Managing Director, James Bailey, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Waitrose's primary competitors are M&S, ALDI & LIDL.

Frequently Asked Questions about Waitrose

  1. When was Waitrose founded?

    Waitrose was founded in 1904
  2. Who is Waitrose's CEO?

    Waitrose's CEO is James Bailey
  3. How much revenue does Waitrose generate?

    Waitrose generates $9.6B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Waitrose have?

    Waitrose has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Waitrose's headquarters?

    Waitrose's headquarters is in London England, GB
  2. How many employees does Waitrose have?

    Waitrose has 52,590 employees
  3. What sector does Waitrose operate in?

    Waitrose is in Hypermarkets & Super Centers, Furniture and Home Furnishing, Food and Grocery Retail
  4. Who are Waitrose's competitors?

    Waitrose's top competitors are M&S, ALDI, LIDL