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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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Hot weather boosts Waitrose alfresco dining sales

Total sales excluding fuel for Waitrose were up 3.3% last week (to Saturday July 8) on the year-ago period. The supermarket chain’s finance director Lorraine Woodhouse said warmer weather led to strong sales of ice cream which rose by 39%, quiche by 30% and halloumi by 48%. Party food sales …

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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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