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Partnership weekly sales figures for last week (to 28 January) published on Tuesday 31 January 2017

Partnership

Partnership weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2016-17 £194.45m
2015-16 £187.86m
2014-15 £190.26m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 28 January 2015-16 3.5
26 weeks to 28 January 2015-16
3.4
Week 26 to 28 January 2014-15
2.2
26 weeks to 28 January 2014-15 6.3

 



Waitrose

Managing Director: Rob Collins
Retail Director: Ben Stimson

Waitrose weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2016-17 £121.91m
2015-16 £117.90m
2013-14 £120.71m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 28 January 2015-16 3.4
26 weeks to 28 January 2015-16
2.8
Week 26 to 28 January 2014-15
1.0
26 weeks to 28 January 2014-15 4.1

 

Waitrose concluded the financial year with total sales excluding fuel up by 3.3% compared with the same week last year.

The fall of Chinese New Year on Saturday helped sales of Chinese ready meals increase by 31%, while Burns Night saw Malt Whisky sales rise by 11%.

It was an excellent week for beer, wine and spirit sales too. Wines were up by more than 8%, beer sales by more than 7% and spirits by almost 9%. Gin sales also continue to rise, up 25%.

Another very cold week saw customers turn to heart-warming options as sales of hot pies and vegetable accompaniments jumped by 43% and 20%, respectively.

Ben Stimson
Retail Director, Waitrose

 

Category Summary Week 26
Up to week 26
Ambient 1.7 2.7
Chilled, Fruit, Vegetables & Horticulture, Bakery 7.6 3.4
Meat, Fish, Frozen & Dairy -1.1 1.8
Home & Leisure (inc newspapers) 7.7 5.0

 



John Lewis

Managing Director: Paula Nickolds
Retail Director: Mark Lewis

John Lewis weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2016-17 £72.55m
2015-16 £69.96m
2014-15 £69.55m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 28 January 2015-16 3.7
26 weeks to 28 January 2015-16
4.2
Week 26 to 28 January 2014-15
4.3
26 weeks to 28 January 2014-15 9.2

 

Sales at John Lewis this week were £72.5m, up +3.7% on last year, a good uplift for the final week of the trading year.

All three buying areas posted increases, with fashion leading the way, up +5.5%. Within fashion, the new season was starting to see an impact as womenswear was up +11.4% and menswear was up +3.8%.

Home was up +1.9%, with Textiles and carpets up +3.9% and furniture up +2.3%.

In Technology, communication technology had a good week, with Apple and Microsoft products helping the category to post a +4.3% increase.

Dino Rocos
Operations Director, John Lewis
 

Buying offices Week 26 up to week 26
Fashion 5.5 4.5
Electricals & Home Technology 4.3 5.8
Home 1.9 2.5