The John Lewis Partnership has revealed that it has made a provision of £36 million to cover the potential costs of complying with the National Minimum Wage regulations.
Marks & Spencer has appointed Halfords chief executive Jill McDonald to the new role of managing director for clothing, home and beauty.
John Lewis will be celebrating the UK’s favourite things, pastimes and quirks as part of its new summer campaign. Elements will include the 'Summer Season' which will be the retailer's biggest and most interactive programme of activity to date.
Sales at John Lewis rose by 1.6% year-on-year last week as trade was still impacted by the later fall of Easter this year. The majority of John Lewis shops were shut on Easter Sunday which fell into the week’s trading.