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John Lewis posts biggest week for online Home sales this year

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 23.1% last week (to Saturday October 5) on the same week last year, as customers took part in the department store group’s Home promotional event and its first ever my John Lewis Beauty Weekend event across 35 shops. The retailer’s buying …

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Waitrose prepares for Halloween

Sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were down 0.9% last week (to Saturday September 21) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said: “Rosé wine sales increased last week – perhaps encouraged by the unseasonably warm weather towards the weekend – and …

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John Lewis weekly home sales down 10.7%

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 6.1% last week (to Saturday September 14) on the same week last year. The department store group’s shop trade director Maggie Porteous said: “Home sales were down 10.7% as we were annualising a competitor price-match event. However, our own-brand House range …

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Indian summer boosts deli sales at Waitrose

Waitrose & Partners’ sales excluding fuel were 1% lower last week (to Saturday September 14) compared with the same period last year. The supermarket chain’s supply chain director Wim Van Aalst said: “With temperatures rising towards the weekend, sales of suncare products increased four-fold. Deli sales were up and soft …

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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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Waitrose shoppers start September with a health kick

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday September 7) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s finance director Ross Avery commented: “As the summer holiday period ended, many customers started their September with a health kick, with sales of …

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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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Waitrose shoppers seek sunshine-related food and drink

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were 0.6% higher last week (to Saturday August 24) than the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “The warm bank holiday weekend led to strong sales of drinks, with top performing ranges including rose wines and …

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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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