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30 October, 2014

Click & Collect launches for waitrosecellar.com

Cellar click and collect

Click & Collect now available on waitrosecellar.com at over 300 Waitrose branches

Customers are now able to collect their waitrosecellar.com purchases from over 300 Waitrose branches.

Customers can choose to Click & Collect from a range of over 1,200 wines and champagnes, plus spirits and single bottle gifts. Orders placed before 7pm will be available for free collection from a customer’s chosen branch after 2pm the following day.

Robert McCarthy, Head of Waitrose Cellar, said: “With our customers leading such busy lives we are always looking to make delivery easier. Click & Collect is a very popular shopping option and that is set to grow and grow, and over time we're expecting up to 50% of orders to be for collection from store. We are delighted to be rolling out Click & Collect for waitrosecellar.com and in the run up to Christmas this will be a convenient and time-saving solution for our customers to buy their wine”.

Waitrosecellar.com launched in May of this year and continues to go from strength to strength. Waitrose Cellar’s range of 350 French wines is a firm favourite, with French wines making up one third of customer purchases from the site.

Waitrose Cellar offers customers an extensive range, from Waitrose Rich & Intense Italian Red to first growth Bordeaux including Château Mouton Rothschild plus a number of lines not available in our branches. There are more than 300 spirits and 70 local wines from England and Wales, as well as pre-mixed Christmas cases, gifts and magnums.

Waitrose Cellar brings the wine expertise and advice, which Waitrose has long been renowned for in its shops, online for customers with tasting videos, reviews, how-to guides and food pairings to help customers with their choices. Customers can also review all of the products on Waitrose Cellar themselves, and so far the site contains over 2,000 customer reviews.

Customers can also currently shop for 25% off six or more bottles of wine and champagne on waitrosecellar.com until 4th November 2014.

Notes to Editors:

For more information contact:

Hannah Armstrong
Corporate Communications Manager
t:01344 826 080
m:07710 964 694
e: hannah.armstrong@waitrose.co.uk

The John Lewis Partnership is one of the UK's top ten retail businesses with 39 John Lewis department stores and 328 Waitrose supermarkets. The Partnership is Britain's biggest and longest surviving example of worker co-ownership. All 79,700 permanent staff are Partners in the business and share in its profits - that's why they care about the customers - and the suppliers - and the future.