Tag Archives: John Lewis

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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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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