Tag Archives: John Lewis

John Lewis reports on 2018 shopping trends

John Lewis & Partners has released its annual retail report that takes a look at how we ‘shop, live and look’ in 2018. The findings are based on the department store group’s shopping data from August 2017 to September 2018. Trading director Simon Coble said: “It’s fascinating to see what …

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Sales of small electricals up 11% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 1.2% last week (to Saturday October 20) compared with the same week last year. Jon Williams, director of merchandising operations for the department store group, said: “Overall Home sales were down 4.9%. However, sales of fitted furniture were up 38% and …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 2.3%

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday October 13) were down 2.3% compared with the same week last year. The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble said: “Home sales were down 6.2%, but [own-brand] House performed well with sales up 4.4%. [Exclusive gifting collection] ‘Find …

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Strong sales of new gifting collection, Christmas hampers and trees at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 0.1% last week (to Saturday October 6) compared with the same week last year. The department store group’s customer director Craig Inglis said: “Home sales were down 6.5%. However, we saw an increase in customers committing to future purchases of sofas …

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John Lewis expands partnership with Anthropologie

Department store group John Lewis & Partners has announced the expansion of its partnership with homeware and fashion retailer Anthropologie. Following the successful launch of Anthropologie’s tableware and home accessories, Autumn/Winter sees the introduction of textiles to the collection. Described as ‘a covetable mix of classic pieces, new seasonal designs …

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John Lewis introduces gifting collection: Find Keep Give

John Lewis & Partners has launched an exclusive gifting collection called Find Keep Give. The department store group said: ‘Designed to reflect trends for wellbeing, entertaining and all things decorative, the 200-piece collection spans gifts across tableware and glassware, ceramics, decorative accessories, fashion and more – 80% of which has …

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From Steamer Trading and Selfridges to Harrods and Habitat… don’t miss the latest issue of Housewares Magazine!

The September/October issue is packed with product news, retailer profiles, commentary and interviews with key industry personalities. In our Big Interview, we meet Steamer Trading Cookshop founder Ben Phillips, who shares an update on the specialist chain’s strategy. And we shine the spotlight on Harrods’ award-winning cookshop and the brand new …

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Gift, Cook and Dine sales up 1.6% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 0.5% last week (to Saturday September 22) compared with the same week last year, when the department store group was price-matching a competitor’s promotion. John Lewis & Partners director of digital Sienne Veit said: “Warm weather at the beginning of the …

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Rebrands for John Lewis and Waitrose

The John Lewis Partnership has renamed its John Lewis and Waitrose brands to highlight their employee-owned status. The John Lewis Partnership is the UK’s largest example of an employee-owned business where all 83,000 staff are ‘Partners’ or co-owners. The department store group John Lewis been now has renamed ‘John Lewis …

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John Lewis weekly sales up 1.7%

Total sales for John |Lewis last week (to Saturday August 25) were up 1.7% on last year. The department store group’s head of shop trade for Scotland & North Barry Matheson said: “Home sales were down 2.1%. However, our own-brand House had a strong week with sales up 11.6% on …

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