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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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John Lewis collaborates with Denby on co-branded ceramic range

Available from this month, Quartz Rose is the new collection from John Lewis & Partners and British pottery Denby. The collaboration marks the first time that the department store group has launched a co-branded ceramic range. John Lewis & Partners tabletop buyer Nicola Hattersley commented: “I’m always proud when we …

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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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Weekly sales up 1.3% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 1.3% last week (to Saturday July 13) as customers continued to shop summer Clearance offers. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said: “It was a particularly good week in our shops, despite being up against a busy …

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John Lewis expands its Home Solutions service

John Lewis & Partners has expanded the reach of its Home Solutions home improvement service across the south-east. The service has been steadily rolling out across the country since Summer 2017 and coverage has now widened from London, Berkshire, Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Milton Keynes into Hampshire, Surrey, …

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Home sales up 0.5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners for last week (to Saturday July 6) were up 1.3% ‘as customers continued to enjoy shopping summer Clearance’. The department store group’s operations director Bérangère Michel commented: “Home sales were up 0.5%, with textiles and home accessories sales up 2.3% on the same …

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