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Biggest sales week in John Lewis history

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday November 24) were up 7.7% on the same week as last year, making it the biggest sales week in the department store group’s history. Alison Smith, head of shop trade for the south and west, said: “Sales were driven …

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John Lewis trials free delivery service in Eire

Residents of the Republic of Ireland can now shop John Lewis & Partners’ international range and receive free standard delivery, instead of the usual £7.50 delivery charge. There is no minimum spend to qualify for free delivery and products will arrive within two to three working days. To ensure customers …

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Piano sales up at John Lewis following Christmas ad campaign

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 6.8% last week (to Saturday November 17) on the same week last year. The department store group’s digital director Sienne Veit said: “It was a week of two halves. Early in the week sales continued to be impacted by the mild …

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John Lewis & Partners launches 2018 Christmas advertising campaign

John Lewis & Partners launched its 2018 Christmas advertising campaign, entitled The Boy & The Piano, today (Thursday 15 November) at 8am. The ad tells how one gift inspired and influenced the course of a little boy’s life. That little boy just happens to be English singer, pianist, and composer …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 8.3%

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 8.3% last week (to Saturday November 10). The department store group’s operations director Dino Rocos blamed the performance on “unseasonably mild weather and the fact we were price-matching a competitor this time last year”. Dino said: “Home sales were down 11.2%, …

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Cookshop sales up 9% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 1.4% last week (to Saturday November 3) on the same week last year. The department store group‘s head of shop trade for London and the East Liz Mihell said: “Overall, Home sales were up 0.8%. Furniture and Flooring sales were up …

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Smart home products up 53% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 0.3% last week (to Saturday October 27). The department store group’s director of operations development Simon Russell said: “Home was down 5.8% although filled bedding saw an uplift of 5% driven by the cooler weather. Decorative bedding also had a good …

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John Lewis reports on 2018 shopping trends

John Lewis & Partners has released its annual retail report that takes a look at how we ‘shop, live and look’ in 2018. The findings are based on the department store group’s shopping data from August 2017 to September 2018. Trading director Simon Coble said: “It’s fascinating to see what …

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Sales of small electricals up 11% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 1.2% last week (to Saturday October 20) compared with the same week last year. Jon Williams, director of merchandising operations for the department store group, said: “Overall Home sales were down 4.9%. However, sales of fitted furniture were up 38% and …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 2.3%

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday October 13) were down 2.3% compared with the same week last year. The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble said: “Home sales were down 6.2%, but [own-brand] House performed well with sales up 4.4%. [Exclusive gifting collection] ‘Find …

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