John Lewis pop-up buoys sales

Sales at department store John Lewis leapt 14.2 per cent ahead of last year last week as its Exeter pop-up shop enticed locals ahead...

HOF LFL’s up 1.7% in first half

Department store chain House of Fraser (HOF) has today reported a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 1.7 per cent in its first half, driven...

Waitrose sales rise 7.7%

Sales at upmarket grocer Waitrose rose 7.7 per cent on a year previously last week as shoppers sought to make the most of the...

Debenhams PBT set to rise

Department store Debenhams has seen total sales for its full year rise 2.6 per cent and announced today that full year pre-tax profit is...

Warm weather sees John Lewis sales slow

Sales at department store group John Lewis last week fell on last year as good weather kept shoppers out of stores, according to figures...

John Lewis Partnership profits rocket 59.8%

Department store group John Lewis Partnership has seen profits rocket 59.8 per cent in its first half to £144.5 million, according to financial results...

Allders to close by end of month

Department store Allders is to close this month with the final day of trading expected to be September 22nd 2012, it has been confirmed....

John Lewis sees strong September sales start

Department store John Lewis saw a strong start to the September trading period as sales rose 15.3 per cent last week compared to the...

John Lewis to anchor Chelmsford development

Department store group John Lewis has today confirmed plans to anchor the second phase of a retail development in Chelmsford. Owned by property consultancy...

Interview: John Lewis‘ Head of Format Development Tim Harrison

Bearing in mind this week‘s LDC figures on shop vacancy rates and the North/South divide, why were Exeter, York and Chelmsford chosen for this...

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