THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
RETAIL EVENTS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
RETAIL INSIGHTS
RETAIL SOLUTIONS
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
John Lewis sales up 15.7% last week

The arrival of cold weather and the last throes of the clearance sale helped John Lewis to grow its sales by 15.7% to £85.9 million last week.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

John Lewis sales up 15.7% last week

The department store chain said its shops had a particularly strong week with Ashford, Poole, Peterborough, Stratford and Glasgow achieving some of the biggest percentage increases.

Sales online at johnlewis.com climbed by 30.8% and there was double-digit percentage growth across all of the assortment areas.

Fashion sales increased by 16.2% year-on-year as customers bought both seasonal and the new season's lines. Sales in the electricals and home technology category climbed by 19.7%. Home sales ended the week up 11.9% on last year, with particularly strong results from furniture.

David Barford, director of selling, group L & S at John Lewis, said: “Our Clearance has now officially ended and exciting new lines are starting to arrive in shops and online.”

 

Email this article to a friend

You need to be logged in to use this feature.

Please log in here

SELECT COUNT(`id`) FROM `news` WHERE `id` <> 26727 AND ()
You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ')' at line 1

TAGS

Subscribe For Retail News

RETAIL EVENTS

Retail Human Resources Summit
Retail Human Resources Summit
Wednesday 3 October 2018
The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th HR Summit 2018, The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1, 3rd October 2018
The Retail Design Summit 2018
The Retail Design Summit 2018
14 November 2018
The Cavendish Conference Centre
The Retail Design Summit 2018
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
6 February 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Summit
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing
20 September 2018
6th Floor 1, St. Martin's Le Grand London, EC1A 4AS
National Minimum Wage Breakfast Briefing