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Partnership weekly sales figures for last week (to 29 July) published on Tuesday 1 August 2017

Partnership

Partnership weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2017-18 £204.70m
2016-17 £201.98m
2015-16 £194.37m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 29 July 2016-17 1.3
26 weeks to 29 July 2016-17
1.8
Week 26 to 29 July 2015-16
5.3
26 weeks to 29 July 2015-16 5.3

 



Waitrose

Managing Director: Rob Collins
Retail Director: Ben Stimson

Waitrose weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2017-18 £126.13m
2016-17 £125.36m
2015-16 £120.60m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 29 July 2016-17 0.6
26 weeks to 29 July 2016-17
1.9
Week 26 to 29 July 2015-16
4.6
26 weeks to 29 July 2015-16 4.5

 

Total sales, excluding fuel, were 0.6% higher than the same week last year.

After our success at the International Cheese Awards where Waitrose cheeses claimed 24 gold medals, speciality cheese sales were up 5.6%. Butters and spreads also had a strong week with sales up 17%.

Changeable weather helped contribute to an uplift in sales of hot pies and roast poultry which rose by 24% and 7% respectively. Convenient options were also on the menu with Chinese ready meals up 30% and Indian ready meal sales growing by 25%.

Rupert Thomas
Commercial Director, Waitrose

 

Category Summary Week 26
Up to week 26
Ambient 2.3 2.6
Chilled, Fruit, Vegetables & Horticulture, Bakery -0.2 2.3
Meat, Fish, Frozen & Dairy 0.2 0.9
Home & General Merchandise -5.3 -2.1


John Lewis

Managing Director: Paula Nickolds

John Lewis weekly sales graph

 

Week 26

2017-18 £78.58m
2016-17 £76.62m
2015-16 £73.77m

 

Percentage increase

Week 26 to 29 July 2016-17 2.5
26 weeks to 29 July 2016-17
1.6
Week 26 to 29 July 2015-16
6.5
26 weeks to 29 July 2015-16 6.6

 

Total sales for the week were £78.6m, up 2.5%. Both online and branches saw an uplift, with online sales up 7.2%.

Home had a strong week, up 7.7% on the same week last year. Customers were investing in their bedrooms once again with sales in bed linen up 19.2% and beds & bedroom up 17.5% driven by the last week of Special Buy sales.

Fashion sales were also up 1.5% with the biggest increase in Beauty, Wellbeing and Leisure where sales rose by 5.8%.

Electrical and Home Technology sales were down 0.5%. However sales of DIY home products, such as the HONDA Petrol Ride on Lawnmower, were up 67%.

Simon Russell
Director, Retail Operations Development, John Lewis
 

Buying offices Week 26 up to week 26
Fashion 1.5 3.1
Electricals & Home Technology -0.5 2.4
Home 7.7 -0.2