Following today’s release of John Lewis & Partners FY figures for 2019/20, Sofie Willmott, lead analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘As UK department store retailers continue to struggle in a competitive landscape laden with product
Waitrose and John Lewis integration must be delicately implemented to avoid disruption, says GlobalData
Following the news that the John Lewis Partnership (JLP) plans to streamline operations by consolidating its food and non-food divisions and narrowing its senior management team, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst for GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his
In a first for Chelsea in Bloom, Edinburgh Gin and John Lewis & Partners have unveiled a mesmerising gin-inspired flower display using a staggering 3,000 live blooms.
John Lewis and River Island nominated as big brands dominate Investing in Ethnicity Awards shortlist
John Lewis and River Island have been recognised as two of the UK’s best high street brands by the Investing in Ethnicity Awards. “The retailers have demonstrated a commitment to black and ethnic minority employees and customers over a number of
The John Lewis Partnership today announced that it has selected three finalists to join its unique retail tech innovation programme - JLAB, following a competitive pitch day.
Transport for London (TfL) is the best company in the UK to work for if you want a good work/life balance, according to new research from the world’s largest job site Indeed.
A UK company, which has created the first reusable cup made from used paper cups, has secured a national retail listing with the John Lewis Partnership. The rCup goes into Waitrose and John Lewis stores nationally this week (w/c 28 May), with
Shopping destination intu Watford is getting a multi-million-pound makeover ahead of the launch of the £180 million extension later in the year.
Gourmet marshmallow company, The Marshmallowist will be launching a new innovative flavour pairings range to coincide with their first listing with John Lewis, supporting the growing trend of natural ingredients and spicy flavours as confectionary trends for 2018. Available instore
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP UK (PwC) today published insights from the PwC Trust Index tool, after analysing fluctuations in corporate and brand reputations over the 2017 Christmas period. PwC’s Trust Index assesses how corporate and brand trust fluctuates by analysing online data
The in house Partner dining facilities at the John Lewis head office in Victoria, London has reason to celebrate this week as they have been awarded a national food award from the Soil Association. The Bronze Food for Life Served Here
Amazon and John Lewis lead the list of the best brands for customer service, a list dominated by retail brands, according to the fourth annual study by service design consultancy Engine. Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s complete a clean sweep
Bolney Wine Estate’s premium English sparkling wines, the Blanc de Blancs 2011 (75cl), Blanc de Blancs 2010 (150cl) and the Cuvée Rosé 2014 are selling at all John Lewis stores and online across the UK. They will be the first English
The John Lewis Partnership has opened the call for applications for JLAB 2017, its global start-up accelerator programme, run in association with innovation specialists L Marks. Now in its fourth year, this year’s JLAB sees Waitrose joining the programme, creating
A new study released today by Viant, a Time Inc. people-based advertising technology company,reveals new insights into the profile, purchase habits and behaviour of major car brand owners. The report analyses two million UK auto shoppers with a focus on
The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services,today announced that following a highly successful six month pilot, it is formally launching Western Union® cross-border money transfer services with retailer and financial services provider John Lewis. Western Union continues to
Ian Tomlinson, founder at cloud technology firm, RetailStore, argues cloud will be critical for retailers to stay ahead and keep customers satisfied in 2017
Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, is working with John Lewis to help the retailer understand what drives marketing-led sales and inform its award-winning campaigns. As a global leader in advanced marketing analytics with the foremost
John Lewis is looking to build upon its reputation for market-leading customer experience, by extending personalisation experiences on its website through marketing platform Monetate. Jon Carthew, senior online insight manager at John Lewis, said: “Customer service and satisfaction is a key
‘Buster the Boxer’ is John Lewis’ most emotionally engaging festive ad, according to Realeyes.
A mixed reality company that allows consumers to virtually “try on” home décor products in their own homes has been awarded a major investment by John Lewis. Award -winning Manchester based business DigitalBridge, which was recently named Partners’ choice at the
Marking the only major retail scheme to launch in the UK in 2016, Hammerson’s latest regeneration project, Victoria Gate in Leeds, today opens its doors to the public. The £165m scheme, adjacent to Hammerson’s Victoria Quarter arcade, forms part of the
IKEA and John Lewis lead the way with best retail brand experience, design agency Rufus Leonard reports
Retail brands should focus on building emotional connections with customers to beat the competition, according to new research from independent design agency Rufus Leonard. IKEA, which scores better than most in terms of this emotional connection, is the retailer (91) that
The latest sales figures for Quiet Mark approved products released by its retail partner John Lewis confirm considerable growth in sales of quiet products, indicating a consumer trend for ‘quiet’.
Misfit, the wearable technology brand specialising in design-forward wearables, announced today that it will be dramatically scaling up its retail presence across Europe and the Middle East over the coming months. Misfit merged with Fossil Group at the end of