Tag Archives: John Lewis

Cook and dine sales up 3.2% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday August 5) were up 5.5% to £77.7 million. The department store group’s director of commercial operations Sean Allam described the result as “a good start to the half, with both shops and online seeing an uplift in sales on last …

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From lawnmowers to linen: weekly sales snapshot from John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday July 29) were up 2.5% to £78.6 million. Both online and branches saw an uplift, with online sales up 7.2%. The department store group’s director of retail operations development Simon Russell said the Home category had “a strong week”, with …

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Home sales up 11% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday July 22) were up 8.9% to £79.8 million. Both online and branches saw strong sales, with online traffic seeing one of its biggest weeks of the year. The department store group’s director of online product Sienne Veit said: “Home sales …

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Home sales up 1.9% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday July 15) were £86.4 million: up 4% compared with last year. Sales of all departments grew in the period, which was the last week of summer Clearance, Home sales rose 1.9% due to sales Clearance lines. Sales of Furniture and Flooring …

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#Shelfie – the latest instagram trend?

The hottest new instagram craze, the #Shelfie, has prompted an 11% rise in sales of bookcases for John Lewis so far this season. The department store group said customers are investing in shelving units to display their books and objet d’art, with some posting their displays on social media and …

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ASA upholds complaint over John Lewis advert

Department store group John Lewis has had its knuckles rapped by the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) for misleading viewers in an advert. A complaint was issued to the ASA over a deal seen on www.johnlewis.com on February 15, which offered a LG TV 55B6 with a ‘FREE LG SH7 sound …

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‘Cocktail gifting’ is big news at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday July 8) were up 2% to £86.7 million compared with last year, supported by strong Clearance sales. Home sales were up 0.2%. The department store group’s customer director Craig Inglis commented: “Outdoor living performed particularly well, with sales up 55% …

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Judge Table Top Grill

The perfect tool for effortless entertaining: gather your friends around and let each person get involved with the cooking on the new Judge Table Top Grill (JEA81). Different heat temperatures (from 120°C to 240°C) means it’s suitable for cooking a variety of foods from blini and fish, to frying an …

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A message from John Lewis’ Christmas buyer

John Lewis has released a message from its Christmas buyer Dan Cooper, in which he shares some of the department store group’s strategies for Christmas 2017. “This autumn our shops will take personalisation to the next level as we introduce Christmas Villages into a total of 11 locations, bringing together …

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Home sales up 8% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis last week (to Saturday July 1), were up 8.8% to £98.7 million The period was the department store group’s full week of summer clearance. Barry Matheson, head of shop trade for Scotland & North, commented: “Electrical and Home Technology had a really strong week, with …

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