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26 December 2016
Record number of shoppers buying on mobile phones as John Lewis Clearance begins online
John Lewis Clearance has got off to a busy start since it launched online on Christmas Eve at 5pm.
25 November 2016
John Lewis sees strong start to Black Friday
Early indicators suggest that Black Friday 2016 is on course to be one of John Lewis' busiest shopping periods.
16 November 2016
Waitrose cuts sugar in over twenty cereals by 15%
Over half of all own label breakfast cereals at Waitrose will have significantly lower sugar levels from today - as part of the supermarket's ongoing reformulation programme.
10 November 2016
Clarification - John Lewis haberdashery department
Following recent speculation, John Lewis would like to make clear that we have no, nor have we ever had, plans to close or downgrade our haberdashery departments.
10 November 2016
John Lewis Launches 2016 Christmas advertising campaign 'Buster The Boxer'
Advert set to a cover version of 'One Day I'll Fly Away', performed by British band Vaults The Wildlife Trusts are this year's charity partner
02 November 2016
Express yourself! New report reveals how food is now central to who we are
Top trends of the year revealed in the Waitrose Food & Drink Report.
01 November 2016
Waitrose to responsibly source European soya in UK retailer first
Waitrose has become the first UK retailer to introduce responsibly sourced non-GM soya for animal feed from Europe, reducing its reliance upon South American supply.
28 October 2016
Waitrose Offers 5,000 Temporary Roles for Christmas
Waitrose is recruiting over 5,000 people for temporary roles across the country this Christmas to help with increased demand over the busy festive period.
27 October 2016
Mark Lewis, Retail Director to leave the Partnership
John Lewis confirms that Mark Lewis, Retail Director will leave the Partnership to become CEO of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc.
25 October 2016
Paula Nickolds appointed John Lewis Managing Director
The John Lewis Partnership announces today that Paula Nickolds will be appointed Managing Director, John Lewis.
24 October 2016
What we bought and why in a year that was full of surprises
The John Lewis Retail Report reveals how Britons responded to twelve months of political, cultural and economic shake-up by making brave statements of self-expression and embracing escapism.
20 October 2016
John Lewis regional flagship shop in Leeds now open
John Lewis opened its doors to Leeds customers today, as the anchor to Hammerson's £150m Victoria Gate Development.
30 September 2016
Andy Street, John Lewis Managing Director, to leave the Partnership
The John Lewis Partnership today announces that Andy Street will step down as Managing Director, John Lewis on 28 October.
29 September 2016
Essex welcomes first John Lewis as Chelmsford shop opens
At 9.30am on 29 September 2016 John Lewis Chelmsford opened its doors to customers, marking the opening of the retailer's first ever branch in Essex.
28 September 2016
John Lewis to launch new finance brand
The 'John Lewis Finance' brand will cover the retailer's range of financial service products and provide a clearer sign-post for new and existing customers.
15 September 2016
John Lewis Partnership plc interim results for the half year ended 30 July 2016
Unaudited condensed Interim Financial Statements for the half year ended 30 July 2016 - Taking charge of our future.
12 September 2016
Mark Williamson to retire as Waitrose Commercial Director
Mark Williamson, Commercial Director at Waitrose, is to retire at the end of January 2017. Rupert Thomas, currently Marketing Director at Waitrose, will move into the Commercial Director role from February 2017.
09 September 2016
Update regarding Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis running for the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands
The John Lewis Partnership notes recent speculation that Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis is to run for the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands.
06 September 2016
John Lewis opens £150m customer-centric distribution facility
£150m investment will give fast replenishment to branches and meet needs of customers who want quick and convenient delivery and fast replenishment of branches.
24 August 2016
John Lewis invests £9m in shop beauty halls and introduces new brands to supercharge its beauty offering
John Lewis has announced a £9m investment package for its beauty halls across several branches. This will include exciting new brands as part of its ambitions to supercharge its beauty business.
24 August 2016
John Lewis to recruit over 3,500 Partners for festive season
John Lewis is searching for over 3,500 temporary Partners (staff) to fill roles across the retail and distribution arms of its business, ahead of the busiest shopping period of the year.
16 August 2016
Fashion and Beauty take the lead at John Lewis Chelmsford
John Lewis has today revealed the services and brands that will be available in its new Chelmsford shop, with fashion and beauty taking the lead.
14 August 2016
John Lewis champions local UK suppliers and manufacturing in new 'Locally Made' collaborations
John Lewis has today announced 'Locally Made', a new initiative to enhance its support of local UK suppliers and manufacturers.
04 August 2016
Victoria Gate and John Lewis confirm October opening date
Hammerson confirms that Victoria Gate, its £165 million development in Leeds, and the anchor tenant John Lewis will open its doors to the public for the first time on Thursday 20 October, 2016.
29 July 2016
John Lewis Partnership and TrueStart to create The Eureka Initiative
Focused campaign to find, fund and fast-track disruptive retail-specific startups.
18 July 2016
Waitrose to be first supermarket to announce cut in plastics in key beauty products
Waitrose has announced two key initiatives to reduce plastics in its health and beauty ranges.
15 July 2016
John Lewis grows physical and online international footprint
Retailer announces first Australian shop-in-shops and expands international deliveries to new countries.
14 July 2016
John Lewis announces Chelmsford opening date
John Lewis today announces its shop in Chelmsford, alongside the wider Bond Street development, will open its doors to customers for the first time at 9.30am on Thursday 29 September.
11 July 2016
Waitrose moves to industry leading payment terms for small food producers
Waitrose is to move its payment terms for all UK small food producers to a maximum of seven days.
08 July 2016
John Lewis announces £1bn ambition for Home own brand collections
John Lewis has announced its ambition to grow its own brand Home business to £1bn of annual revenue by 2020.
05 July 2016
Waitrose products to be made available worldwide
From Tuesday 5 July Waitrose is to become the first supermarket to sell own label products through British Corner Shop, the online store that delivers British food to customers worldwide.
29 June 2016
Waitrose Italian continental meat receives Good Pig Award from Compassion in World Farming
Waitrose's Italian continental meat supplier has been awarded the prestigious Good Pig Award 2016 by Compassion in World Farming, in recognition of its work to raise farm animal welfare standards.
27 June 2016
John Lewis Partnership relaunches Business Account Card
The John Lewis Partnership has today relaunched the John Lewis and Waitrose Business Account Card to offer customers an enhanced and more convenient service as part of a renewed focus on its B2B operations.
24 June 2016
Arnotts to introduce John Lewis own brand home products for the first time in Ireland
Arnotts, Ireland's largest department store, has concluded an exclusive agreement to introduce John Lewis own brand Home products to its store this Autumn.
13 May 2016
John Lewis Leeds seeks local retail talent
John Lewis has announced applications for 550 jobs open at its new Leeds shop on Friday 13 May.
22 April 2016
John Lewis Partnership publishes its Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16
The John Lewis Partnership today publishes its Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16 which includes a Sustainability Performance Review.
16 April 2016
Waitrose to export to China for the first time
Waitrose is to export to China for the first time from 18 April after reaching an agreement to sell products online.
12 April 2016
Waitrose to show customers where good food comes from in ground-breaking campaign
Waitrose is to launch a major campaign taking customers beyond the barn door to real farms, giving customers the chance to see first-hand where their food comes from.
07 April 2016
Power to the People
Waitrose encourages customers to build hedgehog highways as part of new garden campaign.
07 April 2016
John Lewis unveils the UK's smartest home experience
John Lewis has set its sights on the future by opening the UK's largest smart home technology experience at its flagship Oxford Street store.
04 April 2016
John Lewis launches JLAB accelerator for 2016
John Lewis has opened applications for JLAB 2016, its startup accelerator programme run in association with innovation partner L Marks.
02 April 2016
Waitrose serves up 1 new brand bringing together hundreds of new and exciting products
Waitrose today announces the launch of its biggest own brand range since 2009.
30 March 2016
Waitrose to become UK's first major supermarket to open cashless store
Waitrose is to become the UK's first major supermarket brand to operate a cashless store when it opens in Sky's new flagship head office building at its campus in Osterley this summer.
24 March 2016
John Lewis opens first IT operation outside the capital in Birmingham
John Lewis has today announced it is setting up a new IT and digital operation in Birmingham, the first of its kind for the retailer.
22 March 2016
John Lewis Partnership appoints Keith Williams as Deputy Chairman
The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as nonexecutive Deputy Chairman, succeeding Mark Price who leaves the Partnership on 4 April 2016.
17 March 2016
Waitrose publications grow with new Waitrose Garden magazine
Waitrose aims to build on its growing share of the horticultural market by launching its first ever customer magazine dedicated entirely to gardening.
16 March 2016
Waitrose launches mobile self-scan trial
Waitrose is trialling a 'scan as you shop' mobile app in three branches, enabling myWaitrose customers to scan product barcodes on their phones as they place goods in their basket.
10 March 2016
John Lewis Partnership plc Unaudited results for 52 weeks ended 30 January 2016
Partners share 10% Bonus
01 March 2016
New Retail Director for Waitrose
Waitrose today announced that Ben Stimson will become Retail Director on 27 March 2016.
26 February 2016
John Lewis launches IT degree apprenticeship
John Lewis has today opened applications for its new flagship IT degree apprenticeship, which will launch in September 2016.
03 February 2016
Waitrose leads the herd with 100 day grazing pledge
From spring 2016, dairy cows producing conventional* milk for Waitrose will spend at least 100 days a year outside grazing in fields, the supermarket retailer pledged today.
20 January 2016
New Ad Campaign Highlights the Value of Pick Your Own Offers as 1 Million Customers Sign Up to Successful Scheme
From this week, Waitrose will launch its first TV advertising campaign to highlight its money-saving scheme Pick Your Own Offers.
20 January 2016
Waitrose Pledges Commitment to Sugar Reduction
Waitrose takes 25 tonnes of sugar out of popular own label products.
15 January 2016
Head of branch announced for John Lewis Leeds
John Lewis has today announced that James Prince will become head of branch at its department store in Leeds, set to open autumn 2016.
06 January 2016
John Lewis Partnership Christmas trading update for six weeks ending 2 January 2016
This has been a strong Christmas trading period for the Partnership despite the non-food market seeing significant shifts in trade patterns and the grocery market continuing to be challenging.