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John Lewis opens first Essex store

John Lewis Chelmsford opened its doors to customers this morning, marking the opening of the retailer’s first branch in Essex.

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Part of Chelmsford’s new £150m Bond Street development, the John Lewis includes 90,000 sq ft of selling space over three floors and stocks more than 65,000 products.

The shop has the largest beauty hall out of all of John Lewis’s small full-line department stores, at 7,900 sq ft, with 14 beauty counters including MAC, Charlotte Tilbury and Nars.

Chelmsford will also feature fashion brands including Ralph Lauren, Whistles, Finery and John Lewis’s new own-brand womenswear label Modern Rarity.

The shop, which cost the retailer £18m to build, has recruited 300 staff from Chelmsford and the surrounding area.

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