Who we are

The John Lewis Partnership is the UK’s largest employee owned business and parent company of our two cherished retail brands - John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners, which are owned in Trust by our 81,500 Partners.

 

We have 50 John Lewis & Partners shops and 344 Waitrose & Partners shops across the UK, along with johnlewis.com and waitrose.com. We also have two international sourcing offices, a soft furnishings factory, various distribution centres, three Waitrose & Partners cookery schools, a content production hub, heritage centre and our own Waitrose & Partners farm.

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Our history

Over 100 years ago our Founder began an experiment into a better way of doing business

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We’re so proud of the Partnership’s history that in 2013 we opened our own archive

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Our future

The Partnership’s strategy is designed to develop and strengthen our business

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INNOVATION AT THE PARTNERSHIP

As a Partnership born out of experimentation, innovation continues to remain at the heart of our business today