Waitrose summer 2018 – head upwards


This is the second of Andy Howard MW's reviews of the current offerings from some of the more important UK retailers. See also What to buy at Tesco

‘It’s safe to say 2017/18 was a year that reflected a challenging retail landscape.’ This comment from Charlie Mayfield, chair of the John Lewis Partnership, owners of Waitrose supermarkets, on the release of their latest full-year results could be said to be something of an understatement given the dramatic changes taking place in consumers' shopping habits. So far, 2018 has seen the closure of Toys R Us and Maplin, along with the announcement...