With a history of more than a hundred years, and more than 240 stores throughout the UK, Waitrose
is one of the most recognised food retailing names in the UK.
From its very first shop in Acton Hill, West London, in 1904, Waitrose has come a long way, and now operates in most of the major towns and cities in the United Kingdom, with over hundreds of suppliers, tens of thousands of products, and with a staff of more than 37,000.
Now, with the advent of online shopping, Waitrose is making its name in online retail too, and offers a real alternative to other online stores, such as Tesco
, which has previously been dominant in the grocery sector for several years.
Much more than just an online version of your local Waitrose
, the Waitrose Online Store
is a one-stop shop for just about anything you can think of, including all the finest of wines, recipe ideas, kitchen goods and lots more.
Here are just some of the great products and services you'll find at the new Waitrose UK website:
Food & drink
: * Buy Groceries * Recipes & tips * Food ideas * Drinks guides
Home & garden
: * Lighting and Alarms * Tableware * Barbeque Equipment * Water Filters * Cleaning Products * Home accessories * Dishwashing Accessories * Food Hampers * Garden Products
... and much more besides, including a great selection of books, newspapers and magazines, reading glasses, and much else. In fact, you can also reach John Lewis
website from Waitrose UK website (Waitrose is owned by John Lewis Partnership), as well as Waitrose Wine Direct, John Lewis Gift List, and Peter Jones, for an even bigger selection, which includes electricals, technology products, furnishings and a wide range of fashion items.
If you're shopping for groceries at Waitrose
, then it's good to know that Waitrose have a long and established history of supporting British farmers.
However, Waitrose believe this is about more than simply stocking British farmers' products. It's also about working closely with UK farmers to raise their capability and skill levels, and thus empowering them to continue supplying Waitrose for the long-term.
Where possible, Waitrose aim to source British and Waitrose offer a variety of products that are 100% British all year long.
Waitrose's commitment to providing great-tasting, affordable British produce means being able to provide customers healthy products when they are at their very best. Nonetheless, Waitrose is committed to providing you with the best quality food, and - should you not enjoy one of Waitrose's products - Waitrose will replace and refund you (applies to Waitrose produced foods and household goods. Excludes Ocado. Collect in branch).