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Home sales down 5% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis totalled £74.9m last week (to Saturday April 22), up 1.6% year-on-year. The department store group’s online trade director Mark Felix commented: “Sales were still impacted by the fall of Easter this year compared with last. The majority of John Lewis shops were shut on Easter …

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Cooking and dining sales up 16% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday April 15) rose 11.7% to £84.1m, boosted by the timing of Easter. Home sales for the week were up 11.1%. The department store group‘s director of retail operations development Simon Russell said seasonal gift food drove this increase, with sales …

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John Lewis names branch manager for new Oxford shop

John Lewis has taken the next step towards opening its first ever shop in Oxford by announcing the appointment of long-standing employee Julie Blake as branch manager. Julie will be responsible for the overall success of the 120,000sq ft store, which opens in October 24 alongside other shops in the …

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Outdoor living sales up 92% at John Lewis

John Lewis sales for last week (to Saturday April 8) were up 3.5% year-on-year at £82 million. S The department store group’s operations director Dino Rocos said sales were influenced by the warmer weather, as well as the ongoing impact of Easter falling at a different time. In Home, sales …

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John Lewis offers ‘home refresher’ courses at Easter

Department store group John Lewis is hosting complimentary ‘masterclasses’ on ‘how to refresh your home for under £50’ in 46 of its shops over the Easter weekend. The masterclasses will run on Good Friday (April 14), Saturday (April 15) and Easter Monday (April 17). Hosted by the retailer’s home design …

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John Lewis to spend £24 million on Edinburgh branch

Department store group John Lewis has announced details of a £24 million investment and refurbishment of its 160,000sq ft Edinburgh store. The spend will fund improvements throughout the branch including a new, additional shopping floor, new tech product area and new café. The investment is also financing a reconfiguration of …

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