Our history

The John Lewis Partnership has a fascinating history - from the early thoughts of John Spedan Lewis to the innovative, multichannel business we are today. Here you can watch a twelve minute film outlining the evolution of the Partnership and explore our history timeline.

Watch the The John Lewis Partnership Story film (12:22 minutes).

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