Tag Archives: John Lewis

#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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Record week for small electricals at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis fell 0.5% to £96.2 million last week (to Saturday June 24) compared with last year, due to the timing of its Clearance sale. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said EHT (Electricals & Home Technology) sales for the week were strong, …

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John Lewis seeks staff for new Oxford store

John Lewis is recruiting staff for around 300 new jobs at its first ever store in Oxford, which opens in four months. The 120,000sq ft outlet, which represents an £18m investment in the Oxfordshire city by the retailer, will launch alongside other shops at the £440 million Westgate Oxford development …

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John Lewis launches homeware range inspired by V&A Museum

John Lewis has unveiled an exclusive series of decorative pieces for the home, inspired by the collections and interiors within the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). The range, which aims to capture ‘the creative spirit’ of the London museum of art and design, comprises 18 pieces across tabletop, lighting, furniture, …

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Outdoor living sales up 55% for John Lewis

While Home sales were down 5.2% for John Lewis last week (to Saturday June 17), the warm weather drove a 55% increase in outdoor living sales compared with last year. The department store group’s buying director of Electricals and Home Technology (EHT) Johnathan Marsh said EHT sales were up 5.4%, …

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