John%20Lewis%20Partnership%20press%20releases latest news about the Partnership and an archive of press releases.Press releases 14 February 2019: Rewriting the rules of retail: The John Lewis Partnership shortlists six entrepreneurs for its innovation programme John Lewis Partnership today announced that following a competitive pitch day for its retail innovation programme JLAB, it will continue discussions with six businesses who could transform how we shop in the future.Press releases 28 January 2019: Waitrose & Partners launches £1m initiative to tackle UK plastic pollution & Partners will today launch a £1 million grant fund to give money to projects designed to reduce unnecessary plastic and tackle plastic pollution. Press releases 23 January 2019: John Lewis & Partners announces the closure of Knight & Lee Lewis & Partners today announced that it will close Knight & Lee & Partners in Southsea.Press releases 17 January 2019: Changes to Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners Management Boards & Partners and John Lewis & Partners announce changes to their Management Boards.Press releases 14 January 2019: Waitrose & Partners hits target to remove black plastic from hundreds of products & Partners has hit its target to remove black plastic from hundreds of products as part of its overall aim to eradicate black plastic from all its own-label productsPress releases 10 January 2019: John Lewis Partnership Christmas trading statement for seven weeks to 5 January 2019 sales at the John Lewis Partnership were up 1.4% versus last year to £2,207m. We had a positive Christmas trading period thanks to the extraordinary efforts of Partners in our business, delivering differentiated products and service to customers.Press releases 10 December 2018: Robocrop: farming robots begin trial at the Waitrose & Partners farm in Leckford John Lewis Partnership starts a three-year trial with agri-tech start-up Small Robot Company to test autonomous farmbots at the Waitrose & Partners' farm in Hampshire.Press releases 22 November 2018: Waitrose & Partners unveils plans for 42 more supper clubs & Partners is to roll out its supper club concept to a further 42 shops working with WeFiFo, the social dining platform.Press releases 15 November 2018: John Lewis & Partners launches 2018 Christmas advertising campaign, The Boy & The Piano Boy & The Piano tells the story of why some gifts are more than just a gift. Starring music icon, Elton John, it is set to the musician’s first major hit, Your Song. Press releases 09 November 2018: Waitrose & Partners launch 'Too Good To Wait' campaign with a series of lighthearted Christmas ads light-hearted take on the role food plays during the rituals and traditions of Christmas is the focus of this year's advertising campaign from Waitrose & Partners.