Tag Archives: John Lewis

John Lewis gives a sneak peek into the nation’s kitchens

In the fifth anniversary edition of the John Lewis Retail Report, the department store group has taken a look back at its kitchenware sales over the past year. The findings are based on shopping data over 12 months, from August 2016 to September 2017. For British kitchens, the key theme …

Read More »

Home sales slip 2.5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday October 7) were £89.1 million, down 0.9% on last year. Head of shop trade for Central and Midlands Amanda Dammers reported that Home sales were down 2.5%. But she added: “Our Christmas Villages continue to perform strongly and Halloween products …

Read More »

Home sales slide 5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday September 30) were £86.3 million: down 1.9% on last year. According to online trade director Mark Felix, Home sales were down 5.1%. However, he added, “the newly opened Christmas Villages performed strongly and Halloween products were up 24% on last …

Read More »

Gifts and Cook & Dine sales up 3.2% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday September 23) were £87.3m – up 6.5% on last year – with both shops and online seeing growth. EHT (Electricals & Home Technology) buying director Johnathan Marsh said Home sales were up 0.6% for the week. “Gifts and Cook & Dine …

Read More »

John Lewis launches ‘The Residence’

John Lewis unveils The Residence today (Saturday September 16): its first ever fully furnished in-store apartment. Launching at three John Lewis branches at Oxford Street, Cambridge and Liverpool, everything in The Residence is for sale. The Residence is open daily and is a space for customers to try, experience and …

Read More »

Home sales drop 5.5% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for last week (to Saturday September 2) were down 0.5% to £87.1 million. The department store group’s operations director Dino Rocos said Home sales dropped 5.5%, partly due to annualising of price match promotions in the same week last year. But sales of Beds and …

Read More »

John Lewis expands home improvement service

John Lewis is expanding a trial of a new home improvement and maintenance service across Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Taunton from September 12. The initiative, called ‘Home Solutions from John Lewis’, has already been trialled in Milton Keynes. It enables the department store group’s customers to book plumbers, …

Read More »

John Lewis weekly sales up 6.2%

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday August 26) were up 6.2% on last year, at £83.8 million. The department store group’s director of merchandising operations Jon Williams said Home sales were down 2.3%, although BBQ sales were up 11% “as customers made the most of the warmer …

Read More »

John Lewis introduces Folklore theme for Christmas

Folklore is the lead Christmas decorating theme for John Lewis for 2017. The department store group’s Christmas buyer Dan Cooper said: “This year we’ve travelled the world to bring together seven brand new decoration themes. Each is inspired by the fables and traditions of a particular country or region, from …

Read More »

Home sales up 3% at John Lewis

John Lewis’ total sales for last week (to Saturday August 19) were up 5.7% and, as in the previous week, sales of all departments grew faster than in the same week last year. Alison Smith, the department store group’s head of shop trade for the south and west, said home …

Read More »