Tag : Sir Charlie Mayfield
John Lewis closures ‘needed’ for future-proofingSubscription
“Juggernaut” John Lewis Partnership is wise to follow the lead of other high street retailers and right-size its portfolio, industry experts have told Drapers.
The ambiguity surrounding outgoing John Lewis & Partners managing director Paula Nickolds’ decision to quit “reflects badly on the business”, the fashion industry has told Drapers.
John Lewis Partnership chairman Charlie Mayfield says he does not regret the decision to merge the businesses’ two arms together, as the company issues a profit warning and another key leader quits.
John Lewis names new chairmanSubscription
John Lewis Partnership has named Sharon White – former secretary at the Treasury – as its sixth chairman, replacing Sir Charlie Mayfield.
John Lewis stands firm on price promiseSubscription
John Lewis & Partners has no plans to ditch its ”never knowingly undersold” price matching strategy despite increased Christmas discounting on the high street, managing director Paula Nickolds reiterated today.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
The John Lewis Partnership, which owns John Lewis and Waitrose, has begun searching for a successor to its longstanding chairman, Sir Charlie Mayfield.
Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, has reiterated the retailer’s commitment to its “Never Knowingly Undersold” price promise, despite “unprecedented” levels of promotion on the UK high street.
John Lewis profits wiped outSubscription
John Lewis Partnership profits before tax and exceptional items fell 98.8% to £1.2m in “the most promotional market we’ve seen in almost a decade”, said chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield.
John Lewis has said its half-year profits before exceptional items will be “close to zero” this year, and predicted full-year profits will be “substantially lower” than last year.