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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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Comfort food on the menu for Waitrose customers

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1.7% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday August 10) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket multiple’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst commented: “In a week of changeable weather, sales of comfort foods such as Indian and Chinese ready …

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John Lewis customers refresh their homes with decorative touches

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 2.7 % last week (to Saturday August 3) on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of merchandising operations Jon Williams said: “Home sales were down 7.1%. However, customers were refreshing their homes with decorative touches as we …

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Weekly sales up 1.3% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 1.3% last week (to Saturday July 13) as customers continued to shop summer Clearance offers. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said: “It was a particularly good week in our shops, despite being up against a busy …

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Waitrose shoppers enjoy a ‘Scrumptious Summer’

Total sales excluding fuel were up 0.5% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday July 13) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said: “Our range of Scrumptious Summer products are proving popular with customers, with classic British flavours and products such …

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Home sales up 0.5% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners for last week (to Saturday July 6) were up 1.3% ‘as customers continued to enjoy shopping summer Clearance’. The department store group’s operations director Bérangère Michel commented: “Home sales were up 0.5%, with textiles and home accessories sales up 2.3% on the same …

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Waitrose shoppers get into the summer spirit

Sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were 4.1% lower last week (to Saturday July 6) compared with the same period last year. The supermarket group’s supply chain director Wim Van Aalst said: “Customers enjoyed making cocktails as ready-made mixes and garnishes had a strong week. Spirits, cider and soft drinks also …

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Outdoor Living sales up 9% at John Lewis

John Lewis & Partners’ total sales for last week (to Saturday June 29) were up 4.1% on the same week last year. The department store group’s customer director Craig Inglis said: “Summer Clearance continued to perform well and price-matching competitors’ promotions drove sales in shops and online. “Home sales were …

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Gifting sales up 5.5% at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 3.5% last week (to Saturday June 1) due to “a combination of the impact of warm weather – and we were also annualising price matching competitor activity,” according to the department store group’s customer director Craig Inglis. He said: “Home sales …

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Bakery sales strong at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.8% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday June 1) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst said: “Sales of bakery were strong, led by products in our Scrumptious Summer range, including cakes (up 8%) and …

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