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John Lewis collaborates with Swoon

John Lewis & Partners is launching an exclusive new collaboration with design-led furniture brand Swoon which will be available in 11 shops across the UK and on johnlewis.com from the end of this month. The collection of furniture is the creation of Swoon’s in-house design studio and has been manufactured …

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Marie Kondo effect still strong at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 3.2% last week (to Saturday February 9) on the same week last year. The department store group’s fashion buying director Christine Kasoulis said: “Home sales were down 4.0%. The ‘Marie Kondo’ effect continues to increase sales of storage products which were …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 3.5%

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 3.5% last week (to Saturday January 26) on the same week last year. The department store group’s buying director for home Johnathan Marsh said the results came ”as we annualised strong Clearance sales”. He said: “We saw customers beginning to buy …

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Tabletop and Gifts, Cook & Dine perform well at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 0.7% last week (to Saturday January 19) on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of trade Simon Coble said: “Home sales were down 3.1%. Bath Shop had a good week with sales up 4.6% and Tabletop continued …

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John Lewis set to close Knight & Lee in Southsea in July

John Lewis & Partners has announced that it will close its Knight & Lee branch in the Hampshire seaside resort of Southsea in July. At 35,000sq ft, Knight & Lee is the smallest full line shop in its department store group’s estate. The retailer said the decision to close was …

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‘Marie Kondo effect’ sweeps the UK as John Lewis reveals record sales of storage products

Following the January debut of Japanese organising consultant and author Marie Kondo’s Netflix series ‘Tidy Up’, John Lewis & Partners has reported record sales of storage and organisation products, with storage boxes soaring by 47%, and baskets climbing 24% on last year. The department store group said: “January has always …

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Sales of Gifts, Cook and Dine up 8.2% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners for last week (to Saturday January 12) were up 0.7% on last year, driven by customers continuing to shop Clearance offers and starting to shop Spring/Summer ranges. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said: “Overall Home sales were down …

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Strong week of sales for Cookshop and Tabletop at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday January 5) were up 11.2% on last year, in what was the first full week of Clearance. The department store group’s director of merchandising operations Jon Williams said: “Home sales were up 1.7%. Gifts, Cook and Dine continued to …

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Mary Portas reveals ‘What Britain Bought in 2018’

Mary Portas looked back at some of last year’s biggest shopping hits and surprises in the Channel 4 documentary ‘What Britain Bought in 2018’, which aired on January 2. In the show, the retail consultant presented a study of the stand-out products and trends over the last 12 months. Veganism …

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Gift, Cook and Dine weekly sales up 25% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners for last week (to Saturday December 29) were up 4.5% on last year, with ‘very strong sales’ on Christmas Eve and ‘a confident start’ to Clearance sales, both online and in shops. The department store group’s Head of Shop Trade for Scotland & …

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