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Partnership weekly sales figures for last week (to 5 August) published on Tuesday 8 August 2017

Partnership

Partnership weekly sales graph

 

Week 1

2017-18 £203.08m
2016-17 £196.45m
2015-16 £188.25m

 

Percentage increase

Week 1 to 5 August 2016-17 3.4
1 week to 5 August 2016-17
3.4
Week 1 to 5 August 2015-16
7.9
1 week to 5 August 2015-16 7.9

 



Waitrose

Managing Director: Rob Collins
Retail Director: Ben Stimson

Waitrose weekly sales graph

 

Week 1

2017-18 £125.37m
2016-17 £122.80m
2015-16 £119.96m

 

Percentage increase

Week 1 to 5 August 2016-17 2.1
1 week to 5 August 2016-17
2.1
Week 1 to 5 August 2015-16
4.5
1 week to 5 August 2015-16 4.5

 

Total sales excluding fuel were 2.1% higher compared to the same week last year.

​Activity was focused on Waitrose 1 during the second half of the week with national press and outdoor advertising highlighting a 25% off all Waitrose 1 products promotion. This contributed to a 107% rise in sales of Waitrose 1 cakes.

On Thursday 3 August we opened our new 6,000 sq ft convenience shop in Addlestone, selling a range of more than 10,000 products to the local community.

Nigel Keen
Property and Development Director, Waitrose

 

Category Summary Week 1
Up to week 1
Ambient 4.8 4.8
Chilled, Fruit, Vegetables & Horticulture, Bakery 0.6 0.6
Meat, Fish, Frozen & Dairy 2.0 2.0
Home & General Merchandise -3.6 -3.6


John Lewis

Managing Director: Paula Nickolds

John Lewis weekly sales graph

 

Week 1

2017-18 £77.71m
2016-17 £73.66m
2015-16 £68.29m

 

Percentage increase

Week 1 to 5 August 2016-17 5.5
1 week to 5 August 2016-17
5.5
Week 1 to 5 August 2015-16
13.8
1 week to 5 August 2015-16 13.8

 

Total sales for the week were up 5.5% at £77.7m, giving a good start to the half, ​with both shops and online seeing an uplift in sales on last year.

Fashion sales were up 4.5%, driven by a strong performance in beauty, wellbeing and leisure, up 8.6%, with fragrance a standout. Both mens and womenswear clothing​ also saw an uplift on last year, growing by 8.0% and 4.2% respectively, with new lines for AW17 performing particularly strongly.

Home sales also had a good week, up 5.8 %. Textiles and home accessories enjoyed a strong​ growth, with sales up 9.3% on last year. Bedroom furniture and mattresses were also up 9.0%, and cook and dine saw sales rise by 3.2%.

​Finally, ​EHT sales were also up, rising by 6.9%. Vision sales ​were up 11%, driven by new launches​, with​ sales of premium cameras and drones also up as customers took the opportunity to capture memories​ of their summer holidays.

Sean Allam
Director, Commercial Operations, John Lewis
 

Buying offices Week 1 up to week 1
Fashion 4.5 4.5
Electricals & Home Technology 6.9 6.9
Home 5.8 5.8