Tag Archives: John Lewis & Partners

Home sales down 9.3% at John Lewis

Total sales were down 2.8% at John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday January 18) as customers shopped the final week of Clearance. The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble commented: “Home sales were particularly impacted in the week, down 9.3%, as we sold through many lines to …

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Cookware and tabletop sales up at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 3.3% last week (to Saturday January 4) on last year, in what was the department store group’s first full week of Clearance. Customer director Craig Inglis said: “Home sales were down 0.5%. However, Textiles & Home Accessories sales were up 3.4% …

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Cookware sales up 43% at John Lewis due to Black Friday promotions

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 14.8% last week (to Saturday December 7) on the same week last year, as the department store group “saw a strong end” to its Black Friday event. The retailer’s Home Buying Lead Jason Wilary-Attew said: “Total sales for the full 11 …

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John Lewis charts Christmas decorating trends

This week is when most UK households are expected to shop for Christmas trees and decorations, according to John Lewis & Partners. Research from the department store group published yesterday (Monday, December 2) reveals that in December 2009 – when George Michael had a hit with ‘December Song (I Dreamed …

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John Lewis reveals best-selling home products

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday November 30) were up 60.4% on the same week as last year, with Black Friday taking place a week later this year. Compared with the Black Friday period in 2018, sales were up 2.1% – which represents a new …

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John Lewis gives Black Friday update

John Lewis & Partners operations director Bérangère Michel has commented on the department store group’s Black Friday trading activity. In a statement issued this afternoon (Friday November 29), he said: “Our Black Friday event started last Friday. Our decision to start promotions earlier this year reflects the fact that Black …

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John Lewis and Waitrose join FareShare to host festive feasts

More than 1,000 people across the country have been invited to enjoy a ‘Festive Feast’ hosted by Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners, as part of the retailers’ campaign to bring people together this Christmas. Food redistribution charity FareShare has nominated more than 50 charities to take part, …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 43.3%

Total sales were down 43.3% at John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday November 23) but according to the department store group’s trading director Simon Coble, “our performance exceeded expectations with the scheduled launch of Black Friday deals towards the end of the week. Sales were up 30% compared …

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Waitrose shoppers get into the Christmas spirit

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1.3% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday November 23) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket group’s supply chain director Wim Van Aalst said: “Customers are already entering into the Christmas spirit and preparing for lots of feasting with Christmas …

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John Lewis customers cosy up for Christmas

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 3.4% last week (to Saturday November 16) on the same week last year, but according to the department store group’s operations director Bérangère Michel: “Following the launch of the joint John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners Christmas advert [which …

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