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John Lewis records weekly sales of £100m

John Lewis sales for the week ending Saturday November 27 were just shy of £100m, with the cold weather boosting sales of jackets and wellies.

Sales for the week were £99.94m, 13.5% up on last week and an 8.7% increase on the same week last year.

John Lewis price matched its competitors’ promotions, which it said drove demand for clothes in particular.The cold weather also meant sales of everything from jackets to wellies were strong.

Nat Wakely, director of selling operations for John Lewis, said: “This week has been very strong. It’s clear that shoppers are appreciating the value we offer and our customer service as well as our broad and inspiring offer as they select gifts for all of the family.”

He added: “The whole country saw a good result this week with the north and Scotland defying the snow and Oxford Street in the south recording its best ever November week, no doubt boosted by West End VIP day.”

The chain said johnlewis.com had a record week, exceeding its previous biggest week by almost £3m.

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