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Home sales down 19.3% at John Lewis

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were down 7.7% last week (to Saturday October 26) on the same week last year. According to the department store group’s director of digital Sienne Veit: “We were annualising against promotional activity and a Partnership card spend incentive. “Home sales were down 19.3%. …

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Christmas bakery sales up at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.2% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday October 26) compared with the same week last year. “However, we still saw good sales growth in some categories,” said the supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George. “Supported by strong promotional activity, including our recently …

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Halloween products prove popular at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were up 1.6% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday October 12) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s finance director Ross Avery said: “As the temperature drops, winter and comfort foods proved popular with sales of soups up 6% and ready …

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John Lewis shoppers get into the Christmas spirit

Total sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 11.9% last week (to Saturday October 12) on the same week last year. The department store group’s electricals & home technology buyer director Laurence Mitchell said: “Customers purchased new season items due to cooler weather and enjoyed shopping promotional events across …

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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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