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John Lewis customers get ready for the heatwave

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday July 20) were up 1.3% in the department store group’s final week of Summer clearance. The retailer’s buying director of EHT (Electrical and Home Technology) Laurence Mitchell said: “We had a particularly strong Saturday in our shops. Home sales …

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Asda prepares for Easter heatwave

With temperatures set to rise to highs of 25 degrees this weekend, it seems flags will be cracking as well as eggs this Easter. Although the supermarket chain expects to see high sales of chocolate and lamb legs this weekend, it is also predicting increased sales of 60% on BBQ …

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Brits stock up on heatwave goods as BBQ fever continues

England’s World Cup trail and the heatwave moving into its third week has seen Brits continuing to host al fresco BBQ parties this week, according to Tesco. The supermarket chain reports that the high temperatures have created huge demand for BBQ food, beer, wine as well as ice and electric …

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Argos customers cool down in the heatwave

Argos reports that this week is proving to be of its busiest ever for sales of fans. Yesterday (Tuesday June 20) the retailer’s website saw 101 searches for fans every minute, with 92,000 units sold. Argos commented: ‘The good news is we still have stock – we have tens of …

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