John Lewis launches ANYDAY, a new own brand range

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John Lewis has today announced plans to appeal to a broader group of shoppers and their wide range of needs with the launch of a competitively priced, own brand range called ‘ANYDAY’ spanning homeware, technology, baby care and baby clothing. The range will focus on delivering enhanced value in the products it knows customers love and need for daily life, while maintaining the John Lewis promise of quality and trust, the retailer said.

Over 2,400 ANYDAY stylish, thoughtfully-designed products are available to purchase on johnlewis.com and will be available when shops open from Monday 12 April. In the autumn John Lewis will expand the range into new categories, adding over one thousand more products.  

The launch is said to be a critical element of the retailer’s turnaround strategy, which aims to grow market leadership across homeware, technology, baby care and baby clothing. One of the business’ founding principles was offering value for money and John Lewis said it is reaffirming its commitment to this concept. Another principle of its business is being creators – it designs and makes unique products that customers can’t get anywhere else and it is expanding this through ANYDAY. 

The products will be its most affordable to date, the retailer claims; and they have been designed for and around customers’ lives, whether they’re shopping for their first home or want to make their home more stylish. ANYDAY prices are on average 20% lower than current own brand prices, with some as much as 40% cheaper and each piece has been carefully designed so that form and function sit alongside quality and style. 

Customer research has shown that 60% of UK adults are more money conscious now than they were at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and despite the easing of restrictions, John Lewis said it knows value for money is more important than ever to customers who are facing increasing financial pressures.

Pippa Wicks, partner & executive director at John Lewis, said: “The ANYDAY range signals a step-change in the modernising of our brand and offers customers John Lewis quality at prices they wouldn’t expect. We want to challenge value perceptions of John Lewis and  attract a broader group of shoppers who want to combine style and value. This range has been specifically designed around how our customers live today. Whatever they need, we will have a product which suits their budget, from space-saving products, cost-effective baby clothes and affordable technology to portable pieces renters can take with them when they move. This launch is a return to our commitment to offer great value for money, but it’s also an exciting opportunity to build on our own brand strengths and supercharge them for the future.”

When developing the ANYDAY range, John Lewis said its product designers responded to customer feedback about key moments in their lives and the fact that it didn’t offer enough options at lower price points. The most important moments for customers included:

  • Furnishing a first home – from equipping it with the basics to doing renovations
  • Making a rented space feel more homely – using products that can be adapted to suit the space and that can also go with you when you move
  • Enjoying a home and hosting – from celebrating with family and friends to adding flourishes to freshen up the house
  • Preparing a nursery and baby essentials for a new arrival, making sure you have all you need to feel comfortable and prepared
  • Topping up on everyday items as children grow – from school uniform essentials to everyday basics

The brand ranges in price from £1.50 for a face cloth to £499 for a three seater sofa, and spans eight key areas of the home; The Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Nursery, Home Office and Outdoor. 

ANYDAY products examples:

  1. Ribbed Mug in White, Steel Grey, Lapis Blue and Mustard -£2
  2. Ripple Cereal Bowl – £3 
  3. Black and white tasselled cushion – £15
  4. Black Edge Aluminium Mirror – £20
  5. High chair – £35
  6. Shower radio, blue £39
  7. Dot Stacking stools in blue, green and grey – £49 each
  8. Skye Jute rug 120 x 180 -£80
  9. Elementary Cot bed – £110 and foam cot mattress £25
  10. Decorative Metal bed in Black – £299