Fashion sales at John Lewis & Partners were up 20.4% in the department store’s first week of clearance after Christmas.
Menswear recorded the biggest increase for the week to 5 January, as sales were up 34.3% on last year. Womenswear sales rose 19.7% and women’s accessories were up 24.3%.
John Lewis total sales for the week were up 11.2%.
Total sales for John Lewis Partnership were up 9.1% to £237.87m.