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10 December 2018
Robocrop: farming robots begin trial at the Waitrose & Partners farm in Leckford
The 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.
22 November 2018
Waitrose & Partners unveils plans for 42 more supper clubs
Waitrose & Partners is to roll out its supper club concept to a further 42 shops working with WeFiFo, the social dining platform.
15 November 2018
John Lewis & Partners launches 2018 Christmas advertising campaign, The Boy & The Piano
The 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.
09 November 2018
Waitrose & Partners launch 'Too Good To Wait' campaign with a series of lighthearted Christmas ads
A 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.
07 November 2018
John Lewis Partnership announces succession plan for Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield
The John Lewis Partnership has begun the search for a successor to Sir Charlie Mayfield, who will step down as the Partnership’s fifth Chairman in its nearly 100 year history during 2020.
01 November 2018
Waitrose & Partners Food & Drink Report reveals top food, drink and shopping trends
2018: the mindful consumer - Report shows how mindfulness of our wellbeing and environment are having a huge influence on the way we shop and eat today.
29 October 2018
John Lewis Partnership's innovation programme JLAB invites tomorrow's retail entrepreneurs to shape the future of shopping in new challenge
Today, JLAB has launched a challenge to find leading start-ups and established businesses who are creating retail experiences which could shape how we shop in the future.
23 October 2018
The John Lewis & Partners Retail Report - capturing an eventful year in Britain
In this annual edition of the John Lewis & Partners Retail Report, we take a look back at the year we wore leopard print and Generation Z Yellow, we invested in eco-friendly water bottles and vegan beauty products and we stopped using alarm clocks and DVD players.
16 October 2018
Imagine having a John Lewis shop all to yourself...
Today, John Lewis & Partners has revealed three brand new experiences for customers to enjoy exclusively at its new shop in Cheltenham, which opens on Thursday.
16 October 2018
John Lewis Partnership announces ambitious plan for reducing HGV emissions during Green GB Week
All John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners heavy delivery trucks will be switched to low-carbon biomethane-powered versions by 2028, cutting HGV emissions by over 80%
12 October 2018
Consumer genetics pioneer DnaNudge and Imperial College London join forces with Waitrose & Partners for breakthrough diabetes prevention study
First public trial of DnaNudge’s technology has been launched today to study effects of DNA-based food choices for pre-diabetic individuals.
05 October 2018
Waitrose & Partners to deliver and put away your shopping while you’re out
Waitrose & Partners is to become the UK’s first supermarket to deliver groceries to
customers inside the home and put them away while they are out.
03 October 2018
John Lewis Partnership selects businesses specialising in reducing plastic waste to participate in unique retail innovation programme
John Lewis Partnership selects businesses specialising in reducing plastic waste to participate in unique retail innovation programme.
25 September 2018
John Lewis & Partners announces newly created role of Director, Services
John Lewis & Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Sean Allam to the newly created role of Director, Services.
19 September 2018
Waitrose & Partners launches two-hour delivery trial
From today, Waitrose & Partners customers can have their food and drink delivered straight to their door within two hours or on the same day for the first time as part of a new trial.
15 September 2018
Waitrose & Partners commits to removing 134m plastic bags
Supermarket to remove loose fruit and vegetable bags and 5p single use bags.
13 September 2018
John Lewis Partnership accelerates differentiation strategy in a challenging market
Unaudited condensed Interim Financial Statements for the half year ended 28 July 2018
07 September 2018
Nathan Outlaw takes the top spot in The Good Food Guide by Waitrose & Partners for the second consecutive year
The Good Food Guide 2019 by Waitrose & Partners (GFG), the first with new Waitrose & Partners branding and the sixth edition published by the retailer, has revealed its top places to dine in the UK, along with its award winners.
04 September 2018
John Lewis and Waitrose add ‘& Partners’ as the businesses focus on what differentiates them from competitors
Today, the 83,000 Partners who work for the John Lewis Partnership have - for the first time in the company’s history been included in the businesses’ names as both John Lewis and Waitrose have added ‘& Partners’
13 July 2018
Andy Martin to join the John Lewis Partnership Board
The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Andy Martin as a Non-Executive Director of the Partnership Board and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.
12 July 2018
John Lewis reveals largest fashion collection launch in its history: John Lewis & Partners Womenswear
Today, John Lewis has revealed details of its largest own brand launch to date; a new womenswear collection “John Lewis & Partners”.
09 July 2018
John Lewis Partnership reveals finalists for the first retail tech innovation programme of 2018
The John Lewis Partnership today announced that it has selected three finalists to join its unique retail tech innovation programme - JLAB, following a competitive pitch day.
27 June 2018
John Lewis Partnership sets out its future: Better products and service, driven by Partners and sound finances
The John Lewis Partnership today outlined the next phase of its strategy, designed to develop and strengthen the business.
18 June 2018
John Lewis pilots pick up 'buyback' service for unwanted clothing
John Lewis is piloting an innovative service to help reduce the 300,000 tonnes of clothing which gets sent to landfill each year in the UK.
12 June 2018
John Lewis Cheltenham begins recruitment for hundreds of local Partners
John Lewis has begun welcoming applications for around 300 new jobs at its shop in Cheltenham, which opens this autumn.
04 June 2018
John Lewis Partnership acquires home improvements business Opun to enhance home services offer
The John Lewis Partnership today announced that it has acquired Opun, which manages home improvement projects on behalf of customers.
30 April 2018
John Lewis 2018 Wedding Trends Report
As the nation prepares to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle John Lewis has today published a report on the wedding trends of 2018.
25 April 2018
The John Lewis Partnership reveals new retail tech innovation programme
One of Britain's most well-known retail groups - the John Lewis Partnership - today announced that its unique retail tech innovation programme, JLAB, will be expanded in 2018 with a number of new activities also launching later in the year.
24 April 2018
John Lewis Partnership publishes Annual Report and Accounts and Corporate Responsibility Report
The John Lewis Partnership today published its Annual Report & Accounts and Corporate Responsibility report for 2017/18.
13 April 2018
FOMU: A 'fear of messing up' DIY projects is prompting homeowners to seek out trusted tradespeople, with Londoners leading the way
Sixty-three per cent of British homeowners admit to not knowing where to start when it comes to completing basic DIY tasks such as plumbing.
12 April 2018
John Lewis announces opening date and Branch Manager for new Cheltenham shop
John Lewis has announced today that its department store in Cheltenham will open on the 18 October 2018 and will be run by long standing John Lewis Partner Martin Bundy.
10 April 2018
Waitrose to remove all disposable coffee cups in shops by autumn 2018
Waitrose has today committed to removing all takeaway disposable coffee cups from its
shops by autumn 2018, saving more than 52 million cups a year.
19 March 2018
The modern department store is a place to shop, do and learn says John Lewis Managing Director, Paula Nickolds
Speaking ahead of the opening tomorrow (20 March) of John Lewis's 50th shop at White City, Westfield London, Paula Nickolds, Managing Director of John Lewis has said that 'the modern day department store is a place to shop, do and learn under one roof'.
08 March 2018
John Lewis Partnership plc Unaudited results for 52 weeks ended 27 January 2018
Gross sales growth 2%, Profit before exceptionals down 21.9%, Bonus of 5% to 85,500 Partners
02 March 2018
National Theatre Train John Lewis Shop Partners in Theatre Skills
Over 500 John Lewis Partners are being trained in theatrical skills by actors working for the National Theatre to help them deliver outstanding customer service at the retailer's new shop at White City, Westfield which opens later this month.
15 February 2018
Michael Herlihy to join the John Lewis Partnership as Partnership Secretary
The John Lewis Partnership today announced the appointment of Michael Herlihy as Partnership Secretary who joins on 16 April 2018.
31 January 2018
Roger Davies appointed Group Procurement Director
The John Lewis Partnership announced today that Roger Davies will take up the role of Group Procurement Director this summer.
24 January 2018
New personal loan offer from John Lewis Finance rivals market leading rate
John Lewis Finance has today officially launched a new personal loan offer as it continues to expand its range of financial services products.
19 January 2018
John Lewis launches POSITIVE PATTERNS - an exclusive collaboration with well-being brand PATTERNITY in first-ever collection spanning Home and Fashion
Department store works with the design duo famous for using pattern to encourage people to slow down, be more mindful and appreciate the world.
19 January 2018
Waitrose products will be black plastic packaging free by end of 2019
Waitrose has pledged to not sell any own label food in black plastic beyond 2019 - this is the earliest date a supermarket has committed to removing black plastic from its shelves.
11 January 2018
John Lewis Partnership Christmas trading statement for six weeks ending 30 December 2017
We traded well during the Christmas period, with gross sales in the six weeks to 30 December £1,962m, up 2.5% on last year, with 1.4% sales growth in Waitrose and 3.6% in John Lewis.
04 January 2018
Waitrose introduces minimum age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks
Waitrose has today announced it will introduce an age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks. From 5 March 2018, customers buying caffeinated energy drinks containing more than 150 mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove they are over 16 years of age.