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Cookware sales up 43% at John Lewis due to Black Friday promotions

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 14.8% last week (to Saturday December 7) on the same week last year, as the department store group “saw a strong end” to its Black Friday event. The retailer’s Home Buying Lead Jason Wilary-Attew said: “Total sales for the full 11 …

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Waitrose shoppers stock up for the party season

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were down 2.5% last week (to Saturday December 7) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s commercial director Rupert Thomas said: “Good performers included party food and the return of our ‘10 Fine Wines at £10’ promotion. Both proved …

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John Lewis reveals best-selling home products

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday November 30) were up 60.4% on the same week as last year, with Black Friday taking place a week later this year. Compared with the Black Friday period in 2018, sales were up 2.1% – which represents a new …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 43.3%

Total sales were down 43.3% at John Lewis & Partners last week (to Saturday November 23) but according to the department store group’s trading director Simon Coble, “our performance exceeded expectations with the scheduled launch of Black Friday deals towards the end of the week. Sales were up 30% compared …

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Waitrose shoppers get into the Christmas spirit

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1.3% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday November 23) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket group’s supply chain director Wim Van Aalst said: “Customers are already entering into the Christmas spirit and preparing for lots of feasting with Christmas …

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Christmas ‘kicks into full swing’ at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were up 2.6% last week (to Saturday November 16) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s finance director Ross Avery said: “Last week we launched our joint Christmas advert – Excitable Edgar – with [sister company] John Lewis with …

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John Lewis customers cosy up for Christmas

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 3.4% last week (to Saturday November 16) on the same week last year, but according to the department store group’s operations director Bérangère Michel: “Following the launch of the joint John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners Christmas advert [which …

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Sales of small electricals up at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 2.3% last week (to Saturday November 9) on the same week last year – but customers enjoyed shopping promotions across lighting, fashion and beauty, according to the department store group’s shop trade director Maggie Porteous. She said: “Fashion sales were up …

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Waitrose shoppers crave comfort food

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were down 0.5% last week (to Saturday November 9) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “Last week saw a sharp rise in demand for comfort food as temperatures lowered. “Gravy and stock were …

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Wet weather impacts weekly sales at Waitrose

Total sales for Waitrose & Partners excluding fuel were down 4.2% last week (to Saturday November 2) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s commercial director Rupert Thomas commented: “Last week’s wet weather impacted sales, as well as promotional activity running on different weeks year-on-year. “Bacon butties …

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