Waitrose Merchandise News
These were weekly publications issed to all branches, giving details of special promotions, price changes, changes in stock assortment, coding and instructions etc.
From the provisions instructions 1969/1970:
English Garden Peas 16oz 2/6, 8oz 1/5, 4oz 11d. As from Monday 15th December, the above pack sizes of “Own Label” peas will be available from your local Smedleys Frozen Foods depot. It is anticipated that Waitrose Peas will quickly becopme brand leader in our stores – you are advised to order courageously.
Eden Vale are advertising a premium offer of six coloured pottery mugs in many womens’ papers during October. This should result in a higher rate of sale for cream. Keep an eye on your stocks.
Salt Ox Tongues – Due to a justifiable customer complain of excessive salting, no further supplies will be purchased from market until the supplier can give some form of guarantee, concerning this product. Branches who have a regular demand for this commodity are advised to order fresh or frozen tongues for salting (for at least 14 days) in their own brine.