Weekly sales figures

 

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Partnership weekly sales figures for last week (to 13 January) published on Tuesday 16 January 2018

Partnership

Partnership weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £207.38m
2016-17 £211.22m
2015-16 £205.10m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 13 January 2016-17 -1.8
24 weeks to 13 January 2016-17
1.4
Week 24 to 13 January 2015-16
1.1
24 weeks to 13 January 2015-16 5.0

 



Waitrose

Managing Director: Rob Collins
Retail Director: Ben Stimson

Waitrose weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £121.69m
2016-17 £122.11m
2015-16 £119.19m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 13 January 2016-17 -0.3
24 weeks to 13 January 2016-17
1.5
Week 24 to 13 January 2015-16
2.1
24 weeks to 13 January 2015-16 4.5


Sales excluding fuel were down 0.3% compared to the same week last year.

Healthy eating new year resolutions appeared to be continuing with an excellent week for fish sales. Pre-packed sales rose by 10% and fish counter sales were up by 7%.

It seems that customers already have their eyes set on spring with outdoor plant sales up 44%. Indoor plants sales also bloomed with sales up 10%.

Last week, Waitrose began trialling a personal nutritionist service, designed to provide customers with dietary advice tailored specifically to their individual needs. Bookings for appointments are open at the Canary Wharf and Kingston-upon-Thames branches.   

Wim Van Aalst
Supply Chain Director, Waitrose

Category Summary Week 24
Up to week 24
Ambient 0.2 3.4
Chilled, Fruit, Veg & Hort., Bakery, Meat, Fish, Frozen and Dairy -0.5 0.9
Home & General Merchandise -2.3 -2.2

 



John Lewis

Managing Director: Paula Nickolds

John Lewis weekly sales graph

 

Week 24

2017-18 £85.69m
2016-17 £89.11m
2015-16 £85.91m

 

Percentage increase

Week 24 to 13 January 2016-17 -3.8
24 weeks to 13 January 2016-17
1.3
Week 24 to 13 January 2015-16
-0.2
24 weeks to 13 January 2015-16 5.6

 

Total sales for the week were £85.7m, down 3.8% on the same week last year.

Fashion sales were up 0.3%. Womenswear saw a strong 6.0% uplift and Women's Accessories also grew by 3.4%. Elsewhere, Nursery had a good week with a 4.5% rise in sales.

Home sales were down 4.4%, although cookshop was up 5.2% and gift food and seasonal saw an uplift of 8.0%.

Electrical and Home Technology sales were down 6.0%. Mobile had a strong week, however, and accessories also performed well driven by sales of Apple Airpods.

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

Buying offices Week 24 up to week 24
Fashion 0.3 3.0
Electricals & Home Technology -6.0 2.5
Home -4.4 -1.6