The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Virgin Media’s director of external communications, Clayton Hirst, as group head of corporate affairs.
Sales at John Lewis rose by 3.7% year-on-year in the week to 28 January, the final week of its trading year.
Sales at the John Lewis department store chain climbed by 3.7% last week which was the final week of its clearance sale.
The John Lewis Partnership has posted a 4.9% in Christmas sales following strong performances both at its Waitrose supermarket and John Lewis department store chain.
Debenhams has reported a “good” performance over the busy Christmas trading period with like-for-like sales up 5%.