Tag : John Lewis Partnership
John Lewis fashion sales dipSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis were down 1.8% last week compared to the same period last year.
The fast fashion age is over, John Lewis fashion buying director Christine Kasoulis has asserted.
As John Lewis opens its experience-led store in Oxford’s Westgate centre, Drapers takes a behind-the-scenes tour to see how the space embodies the business’s ambitious evolution, and seeks to cater for the modern shopper.
Tom Athron, group development director at the John Lewis Partnership, will leave the business in spring 2018.
John Lewis invests £100,000 in start-upsSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership has invested £100,000 in two start-ups following its fourth annual accelerator programme, JLAB.
John Lewis has posted a dip in overall fashion sales in the week to 16 December, but its own-brand offering has bucked the trend with 7.6% growth.
John Lewis increased sales during the Christmas period, with fashion a top-performer, but expects that full-year margins will be affected by its price-matching strategy.
Today brought another slew of Christmas trading updates from fashion and footwear retailers, adding to those released yesterday and earlier in the week.
John Lewis boss Paula Nickolds has singled out womenswear as a key driver in buoying Christmas sales at the department store, citing own-brand as a pivotal aspect.
John Lewis outerwear drives weekly salesSubscription
Cold weather clothing sales leaped by 22% at John Lewis in the week to 20 January, with fashion sales overall up 7.7% on last year.