Tag Archives: John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis is first UK retailer to offer Nestle’s KitKat Chocolatory range

This week John Lewis & Partners will become the first UK retailer to sell Nestle’s KitKat Chocolatory range of bespoke and handmade KitKats including exclusive ‘Best of British’ bars. At a 2,000sq ft pop-up shop in the department store group’s flagship branch on London’s Oxford Street, customers will be able …

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John Lewis weekly home sales down 10.7%

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 6.1% last week (to Saturday September 14) on the same week last year. The department store group’s shop trade director Maggie Porteous said: “Home sales were down 10.7% as we were annualising a competitor price-match event. However, our own-brand House range …

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John Lewis extends Click & Collect service with Co-op

John Lewis & Partners’ Click & Collect service is set to become available in more than 50 Co-op food stores, it has been revealed today (Thursday, September 12). The department store group said: ‘The roll-out of the service to more Co-op shops forms part of our strategy to invest and …

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Mini kitchen tops John Lewis’ predicted top 10 toys for Christmas

With just 19 weeks to go until the big day, John Lewis & Partners has announced its predicted list of top 10 toys to give this Christmas. The department store group said: ‘Driven by a growing awareness of the importance of buying products which stand the test of time and …

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Hydration sales up 20% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 5.5% last week (to Saturday August 24) on the same week last year. The department store group’s digital director Sienne Veit said: “Home sales were down 7.0% but hydration sales were up 20%, driven by sales of reusable water bottles. “Electrical …

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Sales of housewares for students heading for university up at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 2.8% last week (to Saturday August 17) on the same week last year. The department store group’s buying director Christine Kasoulis said: “Home sales were down 5.9% but sales of the House by John Lewis range were up 15%, as students …

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John Lewis shoppers focus on back-to-school products and technology

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 0.4% last week (to Saturday August 10) on the same week last year, with customers focusing on back-to-school products and technology. The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble said: “Home sales were down 2.7% but textiles and home accessories were …

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John Lewis continues collaboration with Swoon

John Lewis & Partners and online interiors brand Swoon have announced the launch of their Autumn/Winter 2019 collection, continuing their design collaboration into the next season. The 18-piece collection, available from the department store group from September 1, has been exclusively designed by Swoon’s in-house design studio and manufactured by …

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John Lewis & Partners introduces 1815 Bold from Royal Doulton

1815 Bold is the name of a new collection from tabletop company Royal Doulton, exclusive to John Lewis & Partners. The department store group said: ‘This selection of timeless, modern shapes features two design combinations of hand-dipped glazes and brushstrokes in three on-trend colours – aqua, lilac and red – …

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John Lewis customers refresh their homes with decorative touches

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 2.7 % last week (to Saturday August 3) on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of merchandising operations Jon Williams said: “Home sales were down 7.1%. However, customers were refreshing their homes with decorative touches as we …

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