Tag Archives: John Lewis

Pippa Wicks appointed executive director at John Lewis

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Pippa Wicks as executive director for John Lewis. Pippa joins from the Co-op Group where she was deputy chief executive and will start her new role in August. Ms Wicks will be responsible for trading, merchandising, marketing and developing propositions and services for John …

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John Lewis opens nine more stores

John Lewis plans to open nine more shops on 25 June following the successful reopening of an initial 13 shops this week. The stores which will reopen their doors to customers on 25 June are; Cribbs Causeway, Leeds, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Peter Jones, Southampton, Tunbridge Wells and York. Bérangère Michel, …

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John Lewis staggers shop reopening

John Lewis will begin to reopen its shops for customers as part of a gradual approach from Monday 15 June, starting with its Poole and Kingston department stores, followed by 11 others on Thursday 18 June. Depending on the response from customers and Partners to our new ways of operating …

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Britain through the lockdown

A report out today from the John Lewis partnership has shown that kitchen activities have seen a significant rise since lock down began on 23 March. The John Lewis and Waitrose Report reveals how the nation’s behaviour has changed including: Homemade ‘happy hour’ – people recreating bar experiences at home …

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Waitrose and John Lewis outline measures to support NHS workers

From today (Monday March 23), Waitrose & Partners will set aside a proportion of ‘hard-to-find’ and essential stock exclusively for NHS workers from every delivery that arrives into its supermarkets. On production of an NHS card, NHS staff will also receive priority checkout treatment in all Waitrose branches, either through …

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John Lewis temporarily closes all 50 shops

The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) announced today (Saturday March 21) that it has ‘taken the difficult decision’ to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday (March 23) as a result of the impact of coronavirus. Johnlewis.com will continue to operate as normal, …

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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 launches first ever spring TV campaign

John Lewis & Partners has launched an advertising campaign which will see the department store group retailer advertise its Spring/Summer season on TV for the first time ever. It is also the first time that the retailer has run product-focused TV adverts outside of Christmas and Clearance periods. The campaign, …

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John Lewis collaborates with Orla Kiely

John Lewis & Partners has teamed up with designer Orla Kiely to create a new and exclusive collaboration, described as ‘reflecting the two brand’s shared love of bold colour and strong graphic style’. The John Lewis & Partners + Orla Kiely collection aims to ‘celebrate pattern and timeless style, combining …

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Home sales down 9.3% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 2.5% last week (to Saturday January 25) compared with the same week last year. The department store group’s operations director Bérangère Michel commented: “Home sales were down 9.3%, as the end of our Clearance sale coincided with a number of competitors …

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