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Inflatables, fans and royal wedding fever hits John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis last week (to Saturday May 5) were up 1% on last year. Maggie Porteous, director of shop trade for the department store group, said: “Sales rose due to customers buying products for the warm weather and enjoying offers as we price-matched a competitor’s promotion.” She …

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Record week for small electricals at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis fell 0.5% to £96.2 million last week (to Saturday June 24) compared with last year, due to the timing of its Clearance sale. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said EHT (Electricals & Home Technology) sales for the week were strong, …

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Argos customers cool down in the heatwave

Argos reports that this week is proving to be of its busiest ever for sales of fans. Yesterday (Tuesday June 20) the retailer’s website saw 101 searches for fans every minute, with 92,000 units sold. Argos commented: ‘The good news is we still have stock – we have tens of …

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