Tag : John Lewis Partnership
Fashion sales up four weeks running at John Lewis Subscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis were up 6.2% year on year for the week to July – the highest increase of all categories monitored.
The incoming chairman of John Lewis Partnership is certainly a leftfield choice.
New John Lewis chair will bring 'fresh outlook'Subscription
Industry reaction to the appointment of Sharon White as the new chairman of John Lewis Partnership has been mixed, as questions over her lack of retail experience are balanced with the appeal of bringing a “fresh pair of eyes” to the business.
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 changes pension schemeSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership council has voted for changes to the company’s pension scheme that aim to provide “a more equal distribution of profits” among staff, and save £80m a year.
BRC launches new careers initiativeSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched a new initiative called Rethink Retail, which seeks to educate people about the evolving opportunities to carve out a career in the sector.
John Lewis to be zero carbon by 2050Subscription
John Lewis Partnership has pledged to have a net zero carbon footprint by 2050, across all its stores, head offices and distribution centres.
Profits before bonuses, tax and exceptional items at the John Lewis Partnership – department store John Lewis & Partners and supermarket Waitrose & Partners – fell 45.4% to £160m for the year to 26 January.
Unexpected warm spell boosts John Lewis salesSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis & Partners were up a notable 23.3% year on year for the week to 5 March, boosted by the unseasonably warm weather across the UK.
John Lewis recognised as disability leader Subscription
The John Lewis Partnership has achieved the highest government accreditation for its initiative in recruiting and retaining people with disabilities.