Sales at the John Lewis department store chain edged down 0.3% year-on-year last week as trading was affected by the heatwave and the World Cup.
Sales at the John Lewis department store chain declined by 7.9% last week compared to the same period last year as the hot weather hit trade.
The John Lewis Partnership has announced the next stage of its strategy for developing and strengthening its business but has warned that current full year profit will be lower than in the previous year.
Debenhams is teaming up with independent local food companies as part of a new pilot scheme in Manchester and London.
Marks & Spencer is partnering with Microsoft in a new initiative that will test the integration of artificial intelligence technology in the retailer’s stores and wider business.