Tag Archives: Maggie Porteous

Poor weather hits John Lewis weekly sales

Sales at John Lewis for last week (to Saturday December 16) totalled £171.4 million – down 0.6% on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous commented: “Adverse weather and heavy snow across the country saw fewer people head outside to shop – …

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Weekly sales up 5.9% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis for the week to Saturday August 12 were up 5.9%. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said sales across all departments grew more than in the same week last year. Home sales were up 1%. Highlights include sales of Textiles and …

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Record week for small electricals at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis fell 0.5% to £96.2 million last week (to Saturday June 24) compared with last year, due to the timing of its Clearance sale. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said EHT (Electricals & Home Technology) sales for the week were strong, …

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