Fashion sales at John Lewis edged up 1.2% for the week to August 20 as this week’s warmer weather prompted late sales of summer stock.
John Lewis in Liverpool
Total sales were up 1.3% to £72.9m for the week.
Christine Kasoulis, buying director of home at John Lewis, said: “Fashion sales were up with the warmer weather forecast for this week, presumably driving a late surge in summer pieces across the directorate. Beauty counters also had a strong week, with sales finishing up 5.1%.”