Tag Archives: John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis reveals 2019 wedding gift list trends

British couples have fallen in love with the ‘farmyard wedding’ as growing numbers seek the rural idyll, according to John Lewis & Partners wedding insurance data. The department store group said: ‘Couples are shunning glitzy urban hotels in favour of Instagrammable ‘Boho’ venues, complete with bridal wellies, fields of wildflowers …

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Premium bedding sales up 22% at John Lewis & Partners

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 1.7% last week (to Saturday May 18). The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble said the retailer posted “a strong performance in shops over the weekend, as we annualised the impact of the royal wedding weekend last year”. He added: …

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‘Good performance’ in Gift, Cook & Dine for John Lewis

Total sales for last week (to Saturday May 11) were up 0.6% for John Lewis & Partners. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous noted that this was “a strong performance, particularly with the cool, wet weather at the start of the week”. She said: “Home sales …

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Tabletop sales up 20.4% at John Lewis

John Lewis & Partners’ total sales were up 10.1% last week (to Saturday April 20). The department store group’s trading director Simon Coble said: “Customers enjoyed shopping Easter promotions earlier in the week. However, the record-breaking warm weather over the weekend impacted sales, when compared to the same Easter weekend …

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Cookshop weekly sales up 16% for John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were up 4.8% last week (to Saturday April 13). Christine Kasoulis, fashion buying director for the department store group, said: “Customers enjoyed shopping Easter promotions, with Easter falling later this year compared to last year. “Home sales were up 6.9%. Furniture and Flooring …

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Sales of Easter decorations soar at John Lewis

With Christmas celebrations a few months behind us, Brits are gearing up for Easter – and it’s now a bigger event than ever before, according to John Lewis & Partners. The department store group has reported that ‘more customers than ever before are viewing Easter as an opportunity to get …

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Record fortnight for Mother’s Day gifts at John Lewis

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 13.7% last week (to Saturday March 30). The department store group’s buying director for home Johnathan Marsh attributed the result to ‘annualising strong sales due to the earlier fall of Good Friday and Easter Saturday, colder weather driving footfall into our …

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John Lewis weekly sales down 2.4%

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 2.4% last week (to Saturday March 16) as the department store group annualised a week which included Mother’s Day, and price-matched a competitor’s event that was smaller than last year. Trading director Simon Coble said: “Home sales were down 3.2% but …

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Mother’s Day and Easter timings affect John Lewis trading

Total sales for John Lewis & Partners were down 8.8% last week (to Saturday March 9) on the same week last year. The department store group’s director of shop trade Maggie Porteous said the results were impacted by the later falls of Mother’s Day and Easter this year. She commented: …

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