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Partnership weekly sales figures for last week (to 15 July) published on Tuesday 18 July 2017

Partnership

Partnership weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £215.51m
2016-17 £209.68m
2015-16 £202.77m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 15 July 2016-17 2.8
24 weeks to 15 July 2016-17
1.8
Week 24 to 15 July 2015-16
6.3
24 weeks to 15 July 2015-16 5.3

 



Waitrose

Managing Director: Rob Collins
Retail Director: Ben Stimson

Waitrose weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £129.10m
2016-17 £126.57m
2015-16 £123.08m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 15 July 2016-17 2.0
24 weeks to 15 July 2016-17
2.1
Week 24 to 15 July 2015-16
4.9
24 weeks to 15 July 2015-16 4.4

 

Total sales excluding fuel were 2% higher compared to the same week last year.

Fresh produce was popular with customers with sales of raspberries having their biggest ever week. 'essential Waitrose' raspberries saw sales grow by 52%, boosting overall raspberry sales by 32%.  

British cherry sales continued to blossom, up by 61%, following the new advertising campaign highlighting how Waitrose is the only supermarket to ensure all its British fresh fruit and vegetable growers are LEAF marque certified. 

Beers, wines and spirits continued to sell well with overall sales up nearly 10%. Gin - which has overtaken sales of all other spirits at Waitrose - was up 46% compared to last year, along with mixers which saw sales rise by 48%.

Rupert Thomas
Commercial Director, Waitrose

 

Category Summary Week 24
Up to week 24
Ambient 3.7 2.7
Chilled, Fruit, Vegetables & Horticulture, Bakery 1.5 2.6
Meat, Fish, Frozen & Dairy 0.3 1.1
Home & General Merchandise -3.3 -1.8


John Lewis

Managing Director: Paula Nickolds

John Lewis weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £86.41m
2016-17 £83.11m
2015-16 £79.69m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 15 July 2016-17 4.0
24 weeks to 15 July 2016-17
1.3
Week 24 to 15 July 2015-16
8.4
24 weeks to 15 July 2015-16 6.7

 

Total sales for the week, which was the last week of summer Clearance, were £86.4m, up 4.0% compared to last year. Sales of all departments grew.

Electrical and Home Technology sales were up 9.9% as customers made the most of Clearance offers. Communications Technology, which includes mobile phones and tablets, saw sales grow by 29.0%. It was the strongest week so far this financial year for sales of photography equipment as customers began preparing for their summer holidays.

Home sales were up 1.9% due to sales Clearance lines. Sales of Furniture and Flooring were particularly strong, ending the week up 5.8%.

Fashion sales were up 1.0% with Beauty, Wellbeing and Leisure sales growing the most followed by Menswear. Casual menswear was most in demand due to the warm weather and customers buying clothing for their holiday wardrobes.

Liz Mihell
Head of Shop Trade, London and South East, John Lewis
 

Buying offices Week 24 up to week 24
Fashion 1.0 2.7
Electricals & Home Technology 9.9 -0.9
Home 1.9 2.5