Waitrose to extend gardening after revenue rise

John Lewis Partnership results show gross sales have reached £10bn for the year to 31 January, £6bn for John Lewis and £4bn for Waitrose.

Alan Titchmarsh-face of Waitrose gardening
Alan Titchmarsh-face of Waitrose gardening

In April 2013, Waitrose launched its flower garden raange and waitrosegarden.com, offering 6,000 garden products.

An extension of its Alan Titchmarsh range launched this week.

Waitrose says it will open 130 garden pods in 2014 in addition to the 40 opened in 2013.

Waitrose could not confirm sources which suggested there will be a full roll out of pods for its 304 supermarkets.

It hopes for 10 per cent of the garden market within two years.


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