Cookshop weekly sales up 16% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 4.8% last week (to Saturday April 13).

Christine Kasoulis, fashion buying director for the department store group, said:Customers enjoyed shopping Easter promotions, with Easter falling later this year compared to last year.

“Home sales were up 6.9%. Furniture and Flooring sales were up 9.0% as customers shopped for Outdoor Living products and Cookshop sales were up 16.2% due to seasonal promotions.

“Electrical and Home Technology sales were down 2.4% but we saw positive sales of TVs which were up 7% on last year. Small Electrical product sales were also up 4.5%.

“Fashion sales were up 10.4%. New season fashion sales were up 4.2% as customers prepared for the warmer weather and Easter getaways. Beauty, Wellbeing and Leisure sales were up 15.2%, and price-matching competitor beauty promotions through our commitment to being ‘never knowingly undersold’ drove Beauty sales up 14.0%. Menswear sales were up 10.7% due to seasonal promotions on a selection of brands.”


John Lewis & Partners branch at White City Westfield in London

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