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Summer Alcohol Sales Up At Waitrose

Published on Oct 8 2016 12:45 PM in Retail tagged: Alcohol / Waitrose / UK Retail / trade update / Summer sales

Summer Alcohol Sales Up At Waitrose

The latest trading update from UK retailer Waitrose has indicated an increase in sales of summer alcoholic drinks such as wine, by 15%, with Waitrose Prosecco, Cava and Pinot Grigio being among the most popular sellers.

Gin sales were reportedly up by 16%, while frozen desserts sales were up by 17%.

As September marked the end of the Soil Association’s organic month, sales of Waitrose Organic meat and fish rose by 17%, with prepacked beef rising by 28% and service counter fish was up 46%.

Total divisional sales were up by 2.2% compared to this time last year, excluding fuel.

© 2016 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Aoife Lawless. To subscribe to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine, click here.

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