Tag : John Lewis Partnership
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 Christmas sales slip and MD exitsSubscription
John Lewis & Partners has reported a drop in sales over the Christmas period, and announced its managing director, Paula Nickolds is to leave as part of the merger of the management with supermarket division Waitrose & Partners.
John Lewis sales down ahead of ChristmasSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis were down 5.1% for the week ending 21 December, compared with the same week last year.
John Lewis predicts last-minute Christmas rushSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership has predicted a last-minute rush to stores across the UK today and tomorrow, with novelty socks and onesies among the most popular festive impulse purchases.
John Lewis sales dip after Black FridaySubscription
Total sales at John Lewis fell by 11.9% for the week to 14 December, in a week the department store called “more subdued” in the wake of Black Friday.
Meet Edgar the Dragon, star of the John Lewis Christmas adVideoSubscription
In the first-ever joint Christmas ad campaign between John Lewis & Partners and sister supermarket Waitrose & Partners, the retailer sprinkles a heavy dose of festive magic with the help of an excitable dragon.
John Lewis expands click-and-collect networkSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership is opening its click-and-collect distribution network to third-party retailers.
John Lewis pilots in-store sustainability schemeSubscription
John Lewis & Partners is trialling eight new sustainability practices in its Oxford store to inspire a “reduce, re-use and return” mentality among customers.
Off the Record: Hurr, John Lewis and Kate Halfpenny Subscription
Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.
Fashion sales down at John LewisSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis were down 4.2% year on year last week, despite a 4.8% uplift in total sales.
John Lewis Partnership swung to a loss of £25.9m in the half year ended 27 July 2019, down from an £800,000 profit during the same period last year.
John Lewis blamed a 4.9% dip in fashion sales for the week to 7 September on the annivesary of the launch of John Lewis & Partners womenswear collection, which resulted in a spike in sales last year.
John Lewis poised to reveal lossesSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership is expected to unveil a loss this week, as it reports its results for the first half-year of 2019.
The retail industry has called for the chancellor to urgently review business rates to maintain the UK’s competitive position in the international market, as vacancy rates hit a four-year high and a no-deal Brexit looms on the horizon.
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.