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Home sales drop 5.5% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday September 2) were down 0.5% to £87.1 million. The department store group’s operations director Dino Rocos said Home sales dropped 5.5%, partly due to annualising of price match promotions in the same week last year. But sales of Beds and …

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John Lewis expands home improvement service

John Lewis is expanding a trial of a new home improvement and maintenance service across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton from September 12. The initiative, called ‘Home Solutions from John Lewis’, has already been trialled in Milton Keynes. It enables the department store group’s customers to book plumbers, …

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John Lewis weekly sales up 6.2%

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday August 26) were up 6.2% on last year, at £83.8 million. The department store group’s director of merchandising operations Jon Williams said Home sales were down 2.3%, although BBQ sales were up 11% “as customers made the most of the warmer …

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John Lewis introduces Folklore theme for Christmas

Folklore is the lead Christmas decorating theme for John Lewis for 2017. The department store group’s Christmas buyer Dan Cooper said: “This year we’ve travelled the world to bring together seven brand new decoration themes. Each is inspired by the fables and traditions of a particular country or region, from …

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Home sales up 3% at John Lewis

John Lewis’ total sales for last week (to Saturday August 19) were up 5.7% and, as in the previous week, sales of all departments grew faster than in the same week last year. Alison Smith, the department store group’s head of shop trade for the south and west, said home …

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Weekly sales up 5.9% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for the week to Saturday August 12 were up 5.9%. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said sales across all departments grew more than in the same week last year. Home sales were up 1%. Highlights include sales of Textiles and …

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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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