Waitrose is a supermarket retail company operating their stores in Great Britain. The retail company was established in 1904 as Waite, Rose, and Taylor by Wallace Waiter, Arthur Rose and David Taylor. The main head office of the company is situated in Berkshire, United Kingdom. The revenue of the company was £5,400.4 million whereas the operating of the company was £173.5 million. More than 52,590 employees are working with the company for operating their stores in Great Britain. The parent of the company is John Lewis Partnership. The company is currently operating more than 353 stores. Waitrose and Partners is the sixth-largest retailer organization in the United Kingdom. The company also supplies groceries, wine, and spirit to Queen Elizabeth II. They also had a royal warrant. Monotype Imaging and Interbrand plotted the previous logo of the company.
The company started in a small grocery store in Acton, West London. In 1937, they had only ten shops and 160 employees. John Lewis Partnership acquired the company in 1937 whereas the organization bought South Essex grocery business. The company opened their stores in Hampshire, Bedfordshire, Essex and Cambridge shire. The company also opened a service center. In the United Kingdom, the Waitrose and Partners was the first major supermarket chain to sell organic food. The company is the sponsors of Reading F.C from 2008 to 2015.
The company offers their grocery products in categories name as Christmas, Fresh and Chilled, Bakery, Frozen, Food Cupboard, Tea, Coffee, and Soft Drinks, Beer, Wine & Spirits, Household, Kitchen Dining & Home, Toiletries, Health and Beautify. In bakery category, the company provides products related to Christmas Bakers, Bread, Garlic Bread, Rolls, Bagels & Thins, Wraps, Pitta & Naan Bread, Hot Cross Buns, Garlic Breads and many more.