Tag Archives: John Lewis

John Lewis reveals what’s hot, what’s not and what’s next in housewares

John Lewis & Partners has released its annual Retail Report which looks back on sales trends at the department store group over the past 12 months. ‘How We Shop, Live And Look’ analyses internal shopping data from August 2018 to August 2019 to get an insight into the products which …

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John Lewis shares Halloween top sellers

With two weeks to go until Halloween, John Lewis & Partners has shared its top sellers to help kick off this year’s celebrations. The department store group said: ‘With customers increasingly pulling out all the stops for Halloween, wreaths, wall hangings and table decorations are set to be bigger and …

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John Lewis shoppers get into the Christmas spirit

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 11.9% last week (to Saturday October 12) on the same week last year. The department store group’s electricals & home technology buyer director Laurence Mitchell said: “Customers purchased new season items due to cooler weather and enjoyed shopping promotional events across …

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John Lewis pilots buyback clothing scheme

John Lewis & Partners introduced a pilot scheme at its Oxford shop last Friday (October 4), inviting customers to return ‘preloved’ clothes in exchange for payment per item. Through this ‘BuyBack’ trial, the shop is accepting items from any womenswear and menswear brands stocked at John Lewis, from its 20,000 …

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Home sales at John Lewis down 13.4%

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 12.4% last week (to Saturday September 21) on the same week last year. The department store group said the performance was due to warmer weather impacting sales of new season products. John Lewis & Partners trading director Simon Coble commented: “Home …

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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 reports rise in night-time online shopping

Night-time online shopping has risen by almost a quarter in the past year, according to data from the John Lewis Partnership Card. Statistics show a 23% rise in the amount spent between midnight and 6am in 2018 compared with 2017. The department store group said one in 15 online purchases …

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University students boost John Lewis sales

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 5.5% last week (to Saturday September 7) on the same week last year. The department store group’s operations director Berangere Michel said: “Home sales were down 9.1%. However, our own-brand House range had its biggest week this year as students prepared …

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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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