John Lewis

As Commonwealth Games Approach John Lewis Plans to Open for Longer Hours

A statement from the managing director of the Glasgow based John Lewis says that the department store is considering of keeping its business open for longer duration as the Commonwealth Games take place. This is intended for taking an advantage of the probable boost in the number of visitors coming to the city.

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Retailers UK under Pressure despite Strong Sales in August

Despite experiencing strong results on Thursday, the U.K retailers including Kesa Electricals PLC, John Lewis Partnership PLC and Kingfisher PLC, are being cautious and warned that for the rest of this year retailers in Britain and across the Europe will face a tough time.

According to them, this tough consumer environment will even persist in 2011. Sellers of discretionary items and large-tickets are confused and under pressure, as for now to get consumer credit is a hard job. On the other hand, consumers are alarmed that unemployment will not take its steps backwards.

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Retail Giant John Lewis Registers Robust Performance for the Half-year

The famous Retailer John Lewis Partnership has reported its department stores and the Waitrose supermarket arm to have recorded a robust performance, significantly exceeded its half-year performance.

In the six months to July 31, the retailer group has recorded its profits to have touched £111.2million, marking a rise 27.8%. Moreover, sales in John Lewis stores have marginally outpaced that of Waitrose. Sales witnessed by its stores have jumped by 14.5%, while Waitrose sales have marked an 11% rise.

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Consumers Become More Cautious

The consumers will soon be affected by the tax rises and budget cuts, a recent report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests. The UK retail sales have reportedly fallen by 0.5% from July, the report explains. This fall has come as a surprise ever since January.

John Lewis, Kesa and Kingfisher, the three retailers had already put forth that there was a probability for the High Street conditions to worsen. With the non-food stores being driven by the household goods store to a large extent, the sales are said to have seen downfall by 0.7%.

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John Lewis reports double-digit growth

British retailer John Lewis reported an increase of more than 20 per cent in sales for the week ended June 5 as customers purchased more flat-screen TVs to watch World Cup.

Total sales excluding VAT, reported a jump of 17.9 per cent to £53.99 million, while like-for-like sales climbed 14.5 per cent.

John Lewis said that its total sales climbed to settle at £53.99 million during the week, up from £44.78 million in the corresponding period of last year.

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