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Thursday 11th of February 2010

News Tag: John Lewis Partnership

February 5, 2010

John Lewis posts third straight week of growing sales

by Kay Murchie
”John
The John Lewis Partnership, which is seen as a barometer of British retailing, today announced that sales grew 15.6% to £50 million in the week to 30 January compared with the same period a year ago. The renowned employee-owned department store said it was the third consecutive week of increased sales and ended a "cracking" January. According to Managing Director, ...



January 22, 2010

John Lewis recovers but Waitrose surges due to panic buying

by Kay Murchie
”John
The John Lewis Partnership, which is seen as a barometer of British retailing, today announced that takings recovered slightly in the week to 16 January compared with the previous week when heavy snowfall affected much of the country. In the week to 16 January, sales were up 11.1% on the same period a year ago. The previous week, ...



November 26, 2009

CBI survey brings hope for High Street

by Kay Murchie
”CBI
The UK economy received a boost today after the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said retail sales rose at their fastest pace in two years in November. According to the CBI’s monthly distributive trades survey, retailers expect a further rise in December, boosting hopes of a busy Christmas shopping period on the High Street. The CBI said its latest distributive trade survey ...



November 16, 2009

John Lewis takings 17% ahead of last year

by Kay Murchie
”John
The John Lewis Partnership, which is seen as a barometer of British retailing, said that in the week to November 14, takings were up 17% on the same period a year ago. However, while the figures compare with a period of financial turmoil, they are also ahead of 2007 levels by half a million pounds. The renowned employee-owned department store ...