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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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John Lewis focuses on the living room

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 5.6% last week (to Saturday May 25) “as we annualised price matching heavy competitor activity in the same week last year,” said Jon Williams, director of merchandising operations for the department store group. He explained: “Fashion sales were down 4.3% as …

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Waitrose kicks off a ‘Scrumptious Summer’

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners were down 3.1% last week (to Saturday May 25) compared with the same week last year when sales were boosted due to the warmer weather, according to the supermarket chain. Finance director Ross Avery commented: “On the back of the RHS Chelsea …

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