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John Lewis weekly sales up 0.3%

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (ending Saturday November 18) were £114.5 million – up 0.3% on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of online product Sienna Veit said Home sales were down 1.4%. She commented: “Customers beginning to prepare for Christmas took advantage …

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Waitrose launches self-serve check-in for ‘click and collect’ orders

Waitrose has launched self-service check-in for John Lewis ‘click and collect’ orders in 140 of its stores in time for Black Friday (November 24). Customers in these branches of the supermarket chain will have the choice to register their order via iPads at the Welcome Desk when they arrive, so …

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Cookshop sales up 4% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday October 28) were £98.7 million, down 4% on the same week last year. The department store group’s customer director Craig Inglis said Home sales were down 2%, primarily due to fewer promotions. But lighting sales and Cookshop were positively impacted, …

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John Lewis to offer concierge style service at new Oxford store

John Lewis has revealed details of a ‘concierge style’ shopping experience which will be offered at its new Oxford store. The department store group is the anchor tenant of the new 800,000sq ft Westgate Oxford retail-led mixed use development, which opens in the Oxfordshire city on Tuesday (October 24). The …

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From gin balloon glasses to spiralizers: what’s hot and what’s not in 2017

Six products defined 2017 – and seven products were left behind in the popularity stakes, according to John Lewis. The department store group revealed these findings in the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report, which is based on shopping data gathered by the retailer over 12 months …

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Has the Great British Breakfast been reinvented?

The nation’s growing obsession with healthy eating has extended to the first meal of the day, according to John Lewis. In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report, the department store group reviews its kitchenware sales over the past year – and has uncovered a new trend …

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John Lewis gives a sneak peek into the nation’s kitchens

In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report, the department store group has taken a look back at its kitchenware sales over the past year. The findings are based on shopping data over 12 months, from August 2016 to September 2017. For British kitchens, the key theme …

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Home sales slip 2.5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday October 7) were £89.1 million, down 0.9% on last year. Head of shop trade for Central and Midlands Amanda Dammers reported that Home sales were down 2.5%. But she added: “Our Christmas Villages continue to perform strongly and Halloween products …

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Home sales slide 5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday September 30) were £86.3 million: down 1.9% on last year. According to online trade director Mark Felix, Home sales were down 5.1%. However, he added, “the newly opened Christmas Villages performed strongly and Halloween products were up 24% on last …

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Gifts and Cook & Dine sales up 3.2% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday September 23) were £87.3m – up 6.5% on last year – with both shops and online seeing growth. EHT (Electricals & Home Technology) buying director Johnathan Marsh said Home sales were up 0.6% for the week. “Gifts and Cook & Dine …

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