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John Lewis Partnership announces new measures to support customers and the vulnerable

The John Lewis Partnership, which owns and operates department store group John Lewis & Partners and supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners, has today (Thursday March 19) announced new measures to help its shops meet the needs of customers, with a particular focus on the elderly and the vulnerable. These include …

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John Lewis Partnership announces new charity partnerships

To celebrate 20 years of The Golden Jubilee Trust volunteering programme run by the John Lewis Partnership (JLP), which owns and operates department store group John Lewis & Partners and supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners, two charities have been chosen to work with JLP closely during 2020. Some 20 staff …

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JLP sells parcel of land at Leckford Estate

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) – which owns and operates John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners – has announced the sale completion of a parcel of land belonging to the Waitrose & Partners Farm at Leckford Estate in Hampshire. The 466ha parcel of land (1,200 acres) has been …

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John Lewis managing director steps down

John Lewis Partnership (JLP) – which owns and operates department store group John Lewis & Partners and supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners – has announced that John Lewis & Partners managing director Paula Nickolds will step down from the JLP board and will be leaving her post in February 2020. …

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JLP celebrates diversity

Waitrose & Partners has joined forces with its sister chain John Lewis & Partners to launch a new scheme that enables multilingual staff to wear badges identifying the other languages they speak. The scheme launches this month with an initial 20 badges for: Urdu; Arabic; French; Mandarin; Spanish; German; Italian; …

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John Lewis Partnership expands Click & Collect network to third party retailer Boden

John Lewis Partnership (JLP) – which owns and operates department store group John Lewis & Partners and supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners – is providing access to its Click & Collect distribution network to third party retailers. The move starts with a trial in collaboration with clothing retailer Boden, with …

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John Lewis Partnership to stop selling crackers with plastic toys inside

John Lewis Partnership (JLP), which operates department store group John Lewis & Partners and supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners, has announced that this will be the last Christmas when it sells Christmas crackers with plastic toys inside. Instead, crackers will be filled with toys made from recyclable materials such as …

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Retailers join together to launch mental health support for retail workers

In a UK industry first, seven retailers have joined forces to launch an online training guide designed to help the mental health and wellbeing of retail workers. Funded by the John Lewis Partnership,(JLP) Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Co-op, Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Next – and developed with the expertise of …

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John Lewis Partnership appoints first independent directors

Dame Clare Tickell and Michael Herlihy have been appointed today (Monday September 9) as the first independent directors of John Lewis Partnership (JLP). Reporting to JLP chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield, the new roles are designed to provide ‘insight and challenge’ to JLP. Both roles are full-time and are in addition …

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John Lewis customers can now return shopping to Waitrose delivery drivers

John Lewis customers can now return their purchases to Waitrose delivery drivers at the same time as they receive their groceries. The service means that the department store group’s shoppers can return clothing and home purchases without leaving the comfort of their own home. Waitrose.com shoppers can simply hand back …

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