Press releases and statements

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LISA CHERRY TO JOIN THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR PEOPLE; NIKKI HUMPHREY TO STEP DOWN

18 May 2022

LISA CHERRY TO JOIN THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR PEOPLE; NIKKI HUMPHREY TO STEP DOWN

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Lisa Cherry as Executive Director for People.


JOHN LEWIS FINANCE TO RELAUNCH PARTNERSHIP REWARDS CREDIT CARD

4 May 2022

JOHN LEWIS FINANCE TO RELAUNCH PARTNERSHIP REWARDS CREDIT CARD

John Lewis will relaunch its Partnership Card later this year in partnership with NewDay, a leading UK provider of consumer credit.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE TO ATTRACT TECH TALENT

3 May 2022

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE TO ATTRACT TECH TALENT

The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting for more than 150 roles as part of a major investment in digital.


Deliveroo and Waitrose expand nationwide partnership

7 April 2022

Deliveroo and Waitrose expand nationwide partnership

Waitrose and Deliveroo have today announced that they are expanding their partnership to meet strong customer demand for grocery delivery by adding more than 70 new Waitrose locations by the summer.


UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL

11 March 2022

UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL

Our customers and our Partners (employees) have shown extraordinary generosity. Together with our matched contributions, we have so far raised more than £1.2m for the British Red Cross.


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10 March 2022

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 29 JANUARY 2022

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full-year results for year ended 29 January 2022.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO REMOVE PRODUCTS MADE IN RUSSIA

4 March 2022

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO REMOVE PRODUCTS MADE IN RUSSIA

The John Lewis Partnership is removing from sale products in Waitrose and John Lewis that are made in Russia.


STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ON UKRAINE

2 March 2022

STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ON UKRAINE

Today, the John Lewis Partnership is making a first donation of £100,000 to the British Red Cross directly in support of their Ukraine Crisis Appeal. The Partnership will also match donations from customers and our Partners (employees) up to £150,000.


JOHN LEWIS INTRODUCES NEW PLEDGE ON QUALITY & VALUE

25 February 2022

JOHN LEWIS INTRODUCES NEW PLEDGE ON QUALITY & VALUE

John Lewis is today pledging a £500m investment to give John Lewis quality at great value prices - as shoppers become more cost conscious this year.



21 February 2022

"THE ROLE OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY" SPEECH BY SHARON WHITE, CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP, AT THE RESOLUTION FOUNDATION


WAITROSE AND DELIVEROO BOOST PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW RAPID GROCERY SERVICE TRIAL

10 February 2022

WAITROSE AND DELIVEROO BOOST PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW RAPID GROCERY SERVICE TRIAL

Waitrose is expanding its partnership with Deliveroo and will be trialling Deliveroo Hop, the rapid delivery service that brings groceries to customers' doors in as little as ten minutes.


MAJOR BRITISH BRANDS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE PLATINUM JUBILEE PAGEANT

18 January 2022

MAJOR BRITISH BRANDS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE PLATINUM JUBILEE PAGEANT

The Platinum Jubilee Pageant today announced the major household British brands, as well as leading international companies, who have become partners of this once-in-a-lifetime event.


Let’s do more to empower care leavers to thrive

17 January 2022

Let’s do more to empower care leavers to thrive

Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership Sharon White writes in the Times, why the Partnership is working with local authorities and charities to help care-leavers carve out careers with the Partnership.

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS BEAUTY BETS REPORT REVEALS THE ‘GREAT BRITISH GLOW UP’ IS HERE TO STAY AS CONSUMER LIFESTYLES CONTINUE TO SHIFT

8 December 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS BEAUTY BETS REPORT REVEALS THE ‘GREAT BRITISH GLOW UP’ IS HERE TO STAY AS CONSUMER LIFESTYLES CONTINUE TO SHIFT

Collagen, lip liner, perfume and beauty miniatures were among the beauty must haves that defined the last 12 months according to this year's John Lewis Beauty Bets report.


Waitrose Christmas Campaign: Ashley Jensen and Heston Blumenthal see the funny side of festive food

16 November 2021

Waitrose Christmas Campaign: Ashley Jensen and Heston Blumenthal see the funny side of festive food

Waitrose today launches its Christmas campaign, ‘You Can Taste When It’s a Waitrose Christmas’, which puts delicious, quality Christmas food at the very centre of celebrations for this year’s festive season. Our 60 second advert, featuring Extras star Ashley Jensen, showcases why “the best bit of Christmas is the food”, no matter the time, place or occasion.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS LAUNCHES THE 2021 CHRISTMAS ADVERT ‘UNEXPECTED GUEST’, CELEBRATING THE MAGICAL MOMENTS OF CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCED FOR THE FIRST TIME

4 November 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS LAUNCHES THE 2021 CHRISTMAS ADVERT ‘UNEXPECTED GUEST’, CELEBRATING THE MAGICAL MOMENTS OF CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCED FOR THE FIRST TIME

Today at 6.30am, John Lewis launches its 2021 Christmas advertising campaign. The two minute advert, entitled ‘Unexpected Guest’, is a joyful story of friendship, which celebrates the magic of Christmas moments experienced for the first time.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS NEW CREDIT FACILITY LINKED TO ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS

29 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS NEW CREDIT FACILITY LINKED TO ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS

The John Lewis Partnership has signed a new £420m five-year revolving credit facility linked to environmental targets.


WAITROSE FOOD & DRINK REPORT REVEALS HOW WE’VE BECOME A NATION OF HOMEBODIES, WHY POTATO MILK IS SET TO BE THE NEXT FOOD TREND AND HOW TIKTOK IS INFLUENCING OUR SHOPPING LISTS

26 October 2021

WAITROSE FOOD & DRINK REPORT REVEALS HOW WE’VE BECOME A NATION OF HOMEBODIES, WHY POTATO MILK IS SET TO BE THE NEXT FOOD TREND AND HOW TIKTOK IS INFLUENCING OUR SHOPPING LISTS

Britain has become a nation of homebodies, as we have fallen back in love with our homes and rediscovered the joy of intimate dinner parties, the annual Waitrose Food & Drink Report has found.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS SHOP, LIVE, LOOK 2021 REPORT REVEALS THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE HAS SHIFTED TOWARDS LIFE

12 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS SHOP, LIVE, LOOK 2021 REPORT REVEALS THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE HAS SHIFTED TOWARDS LIFE

Tents, air fryers, trampolines and Crocs were among the products that defined the last 12 months, according to this year’s Shop, Live, Look report by John Lewis.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP DRIVER ACADEMY TO FAST TRACK LGV DRIVER TRAINING

7 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP DRIVER ACADEMY TO FAST TRACK LGV DRIVER TRAINING

Next month (November), the John Lewis Partnership will open an LGV Driver Academy to train drivers in 13 weeks to sit the DVSA LGV theory and practical safety tests, helping to reduce the industry shortage of LGV drivers.


UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR HALF YEAR ENDED 31 JULY 2021

16 September 2021

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR HALF YEAR ENDED 31 JULY 2021

The John Lewis Partnership announces its half year results for half year ended 31 July 2021.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO RECRUIT 7,000 TEMPORARY ROLES THIS FESTIVE SEASON

15 September 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO RECRUIT 7,000 TEMPORARY ROLES THIS FESTIVE SEASON

The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting more than 7,000 temporary roles across the country this Christmas - 2,000 more than last year - to meet increased demand over the busy festive period and to help customers get what they need to celebrate.


JOHN LEWIS OPENS THE DOOR TO EASY-TO-USE INVESTING AS CUSTOMERS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

19 August 2021

JOHN LEWIS OPENS THE DOOR TO EASY-TO-USE INVESTING AS CUSTOMERS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

John Lewis is today (19 August) launching its very first investment products to customers after teaming up with Nutmeg - the UK’s largest digital wealth manager.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ACQUIRES 1 MILLION SQ FT DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH OF JOHNLEWIS.COM

11 August 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ACQUIRES 1 MILLION SQ FT DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH OF JOHNLEWIS.COM

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it has signed an agreement with Tesco to lease a 1 million sq ft distribution centre at Fenny Lock in Milton Keynes.


John Lewis Partnership increases pay for LGV drivers

5 August 2021

John Lewis Partnership increases pay for LGV drivers

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced plans to increase annual salaries for LGV drivers by up to £5,000 a year.


THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WILL DONATE FOUR MILLION HEALTHY SNACKS TO HELP FEED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SUMMER

4 August 2021

THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WILL DONATE FOUR MILLION HEALTHY SNACKS TO HELP FEED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SUMMER

With up to three million children at risk of going hungry over the school holidays, the John Lewis Partnership has unveiled a number of initiatives to help families in need this summer.


Shell to install hundreds of electrical vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025 as part of expanded partnership

22 July 2021

Shell to install hundreds of electrical vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025 as part of expanded partnership

Waitrose and Shell have today set out ambitious plans to grow their partnership, installing hundreds of electric vehicle charging points in the supermarket’s car parks and more than doubling the number of Shell forecourt shops where Waitrose food is available.


JOHN LEWIS EXPANDS FURNITURE RENTAL SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL TRIAL

23 June 2021

JOHN LEWIS EXPANDS FURNITURE RENTAL SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL TRIAL

It’s not just frocks which are seeing a rental boom, with John Lewis announcing today that it will be expanding its first furniture rental service - doubling the range to offer over 200 lines - following last year’s hugely successful trial which partnered with Fat Llama.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW SUPPORT FOR WORKING FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING THE CARE SYSTEM

10 June 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW SUPPORT FOR WORKING FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING THE CARE SYSTEM

The John Lewis Partnership will become the first UK retailer to launch six months’ equal parenthood paid leave and two weeks’ paid leave for any Partner who experiences the loss of a pregnancy.


Waitrose ‘unpacks’ more products as demand for refillables grows

1 June 2021

Waitrose ‘unpacks’ more products as demand for refillables grows

In response to a growing customer demand for refillables, Waitrose has announced that we are launching more new products as part of our pioneering ‘Unpacked’ refillable concept, including loose tea for the first time.


Bringing flexi back

27 May 2021

Bringing flexi back

Waitrose rolls out trial to help customers dispense of hard to recycle flexible plastic packaging in-store


JOHN LEWIS EDINBURGH INVITES CUSTOMERS TO EXPLORE ITS NEWLY REFURBISHED SHOP INCLUDING A BRAND NEW BEAUTY STUDIO, WORLD OF DESIGN AND NURSERY SERVICE

13 May 2021

JOHN LEWIS EDINBURGH INVITES CUSTOMERS TO EXPLORE ITS NEWLY REFURBISHED SHOP INCLUDING A BRAND NEW BEAUTY STUDIO, WORLD OF DESIGN AND NURSERY SERVICE

John Lewis & Partners Edinburgh is opening its doors to customers once again on 14 May after a multi-million pound refurbishment.


Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

27 April 2021

Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

Waitrose has today (27 April) announced that it will expand its Deliveroo service to 110 new shops across the country with up to 400 new Waitrose shop roles created by the expansion plan.


John Lewis Partnership to donate more than £1m to local charities  fighting child poverty

26 April 2021

John Lewis Partnership to donate more than £1m to local charities fighting child poverty

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it will step up efforts to help those disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, by donating over £1m this summer to more than 1,000 local charities and community organisations helping to end child poverty across the UK.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLC PUBLISHES 2020/21 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS AND ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRESS REPORT

22 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLC PUBLISHES 2020/21 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS AND ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRESS REPORT

The John Lewis Partnership today published its Annual Report and Accounts and Ethics and Sustainability Progress Report for 2020/21.


JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES ANYDAY, A NEW OWN BRAND RANGE FOCUSING ON QUALITY, STYLE AND VALUE

9 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES ANYDAY, A NEW OWN BRAND RANGE FOCUSING ON QUALITY, STYLE AND VALUE

John Lewis has today announced plans to appeal to a broader group of shoppers and their wide range of needs with the launch of a competitively priced, own brand range called ‘ANYDAY’ spanning homeware, technology, baby care and baby clothing.


JOHN LEWIS CONFIRMS PLANS TO REOPEN SHOPS ON 12 APRIL ALONG WITH KEY SERVICES WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

6 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS CONFIRMS PLANS TO REOPEN SHOPS ON 12 APRIL ALONG WITH KEY SERVICES WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

John Lewis has today confirmed that it will reopen its shops in England and Wales on 12 April following the latest Government guidance.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS NISH KANKIWALA TO BOARD

1 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS NISH KANKIWALA TO BOARD

The John Lewis Partnership today announces that Nish Kankiwala will join its Board this month as a Non-Executive Director.


PIONEERING PROJECTS FUNDED BY WAITROSE PROVE THEIR POTENTIAL IN TACKLING PLASTIC POLLUTION

1 April 2021

PIONEERING PROJECTS FUNDED BY WAITROSE PROVE THEIR POTENTIAL IN TACKLING PLASTIC POLLUTION

Plastic eating fungi and innovative technology to prevent fishing nets being lost at sea are among projects proven to have made a real difference in the fight against plastic pollution, nearly two years after being awarded funding from Waitrose.


WAITROSE LAUNCHES FIRST OWN-BRAND COMPOSTABLE COFFEE CAPSULES  AS HOMEMADE LATTES REPLACE OFFICE BREWS

29 March 2021

WAITROSE LAUNCHES FIRST OWN-BRAND COMPOSTABLE COFFEE CAPSULES AS HOMEMADE LATTES REPLACE OFFICE BREWS

In a supermarket first, Waitrose will start replacing coffee capsules with a home compostable alternative, saving millions of capsules from landfill.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLANS NOT TO REOPEN EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS FROM LOCKDOWN AS IT REBALANCES STORE ESTATE

24 March 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLANS NOT TO REOPEN EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS FROM LOCKDOWN AS IT REBALANCES STORE ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it is not planning to reopen eight of its 42 John Lewis shops from lockdown, as it rebalances its store estate to reflect how customers want to shop.


WAITROSE BANS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC TOYS GIVEN AWAY WITH CHILDREN'S MAGAZINES

23 March 2021

WAITROSE BANS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC TOYS GIVEN AWAY WITH CHILDREN'S MAGAZINES

Waitrose will step up its efforts to reduce single use plastic by no longer selling children's magazines containing disposable toys.


SPRING COULD FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS FOR BURGLARS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN SAYS CHARITY CRIMESTOPPERS

22 March 2021

SPRING COULD FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS FOR BURGLARS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN SAYS CHARITY CRIMESTOPPERS

New research by John Lewis shows average household has bought over £4000 worth of items during the pandemic to work, exercise and entertain at home.


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11 March 2021

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 30 JANUARY 2021

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full-year results for year ended 30 January 2021.


NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE WILL MEAN 25,000 MORE ONLINE DELIVERIES EACH WEEK FOR LONDON SHOPPERS

4 March 2021

NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE WILL MEAN 25,000 MORE ONLINE DELIVERIES EACH WEEK FOR LONDON SHOPPERS

Waitrose is today opening a new Customer Fulfilment Centre in Greenford, West London. When fully running later this year the centre will deliver 25,000 Waitrose.com orders each week, helping to offer five times more online slots each week in London than before the pandemic.


JOHN LEWIS TO FUND SUSTAINABLE CASHMERE PROGRAMME IN INNER MONGOLIA IN EFFORT TO SAFEGUARD THE FUTURE OF THE CASHMERE SECTOR

25 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS TO FUND SUSTAINABLE CASHMERE PROGRAMME IN INNER MONGOLIA IN EFFORT TO SAFEGUARD THE FUTURE OF THE CASHMERE SECTOR

Today, John Lewis has announced plans to fund a three year programme run by the Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA), to support the expansion of the SFA’s new Cashmere Standard from Mongolia to the Inner Mongolia region of China.


WAITROSE HELPS FIGHT HUNGER WITH NEW TRIAL THAT DELIVERS SURPLUS FOOD TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM

25 February 2021

WAITROSE HELPS FIGHT HUNGER WITH NEW TRIAL THAT DELIVERS SURPLUS FOOD TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM

Waitrose has teamed up with some of its biggest suppliers and food distribution organisation FareShare in a new trial that will redirect surplus farm food to families in need - the next phase of its Give A Little Love Campaign.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS UP TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES’  TERRA CARTA

18 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS UP TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES’ TERRA CARTA

The John Lewis Partnership has become the first retailer to sign-up to HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta, which forms part of HRH’s Sustainable Markets Initiative, and puts nature, people and planet at the heart of global business.


JOHN LEWIS DONATES WARM CLOTHING TO THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES DURING THE UK’S COLD SPELL

12 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS DONATES WARM CLOTHING TO THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES DURING THE UK’S COLD SPELL

John Lewis is donating nearly 5000 items of warm clothing to families in need as the UK’s freezing temperatures continue this week.


John Lewis Brings Together 50 New Fashion and Beauty Brands From Start-up Independents To High Street Favourites, all Catering for the Shift in Dress Codes

9 February 2021

John Lewis Brings Together 50 New Fashion and Beauty Brands From Start-up Independents To High Street Favourites, all Catering for the Shift in Dress Codes

Over the past 12 months, our lifestyles have changed and the demands on the nation’s wardrobes have evolved as many of us are opting for comfortable, casual attire over more formal styles. As this trend for ‘casualisation’ accelerates further and as part of our plans to continue modernising our fashion offering, we will be introducing more than 50 new fashion and beauty brands.


THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF FARM ANIMAL WELFARE

8 February 2021

THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF FARM ANIMAL WELFARE

Waitrose is rolling out a new mobile application today that will help the retailer assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing of its farm animals.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR NHS WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

1 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR NHS WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

In partnership with the British Medical Association (BMA), the John Lewis Partnership is providing frontline NHS workers with care packages to keep them refuelled and refreshed as they continue facing extreme pressure caring for patients in UK hospitals.


WAITROSE RANKED FIRST FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE PLASTICS IN GREENPEACE REPORT AS IT CONFIRMS LATEST PLANS FOR REFILLABLES TEST

26 January 2021

WAITROSE RANKED FIRST FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE PLASTICS IN GREENPEACE REPORT AS IT CONFIRMS LATEST PLANS FOR REFILLABLES TEST

Waitrose has today topped the EIA (Environmental Investigation Agency) and Greenpeace table of UK supermarkets for efforts to reduce plastics across its shops and products for the second year in a row.


John Lewis Partnership repays HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility

22 January 2021

John Lewis Partnership repays HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility

The John Lewis Partnership is today announcing the early repayment of the £300m HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility, which was due for repayment on 15 March 2021.


Waitrose and John Lewis to continue their support for vulnerable families impacted by the pandemic

21 January 2021

Waitrose and John Lewis to continue their support for vulnerable families impacted by the pandemic

Over £3m raised for FareShare and Home-Start through “Give a Little Love” Christmas Campaign. Relationship with two charities to continue with a further £2m donation and a pledge to deliver nutrition warmth and essential items to families in need


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN COVID SAFETY MEASURES

12 January 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN COVID SAFETY MEASURES

The John Lewis Partnership is making changes to its operations during the current lockdown to make shopping even safer for its customers and Partners.


WAITROSE JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL HEALTH SERVICE TO SUPPORT ROLL OUT OF COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

5 January 2021

WAITROSE JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL HEALTH SERVICE TO SUPPORT ROLL OUT OF COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Waitrose has joined forces with Bracknell and Ascot health services to help protect local residents from Covid-19 by supporting the roll-out of the largest national vaccination programme ever undertaken by the NHS.

2020: The Year that Changed Everything

21 December 2020

2020: The Year that Changed Everything

John Lewis Shop Live Look report examines how we lived, worked, socialised and shopped in an extraordinary year.


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18 December 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP BECOMES ONE OF THE FIRST UK BUSINESSES TO ROLL OUT NHS TEST AND TRACE RAPID COVID-19 TESTING

The John Lewis Partnership has become one of the first UK businesses to successfully pilot and roll out NHS Test and Trace lateral flow Covid-19 testing, thanks to a partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care.


John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton CBE as Deputy Chairman

17 December 2020

John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton CBE as Deputy Chairman

The John Lewis Partnership today announces that Rita Clifton CBE will become its next Deputy Chairman.


WAITROSE LAUNCHES BOOKABLE SHOPPING SLOTS TO HELP ENSURE PEACE OF MIND AND SAFETY THIS CHRISTMAS

14 December 2020

WAITROSE LAUNCHES BOOKABLE SHOPPING SLOTS TO HELP ENSURE PEACE OF MIND AND SAFETY THIS CHRISTMAS

Following its successful trial of bookable shopping slots over the summer, Waitrose is expanding its service to more than 110 stores from Monday (14th December).


JOHN LEWIS BEAUTY BETS REPORT 20/21

7 December 2020

JOHN LEWIS BEAUTY BETS REPORT 20/21

Today, John Lewis launches their first-ever Beauty Bets report which takes a look back at beauty in 2020 and outlines the 10 key trend predictions across skincare, make-up, hair, fragrance and wellness for the next 12 months.


NEW REPORT REVEALS HOW OUR ATTITUDES AND DAILY RITUALS HAVE BEEN FUNDAMENTALLY RESHAPED

4 December 2020

NEW REPORT REVEALS HOW OUR ATTITUDES AND DAILY RITUALS HAVE BEEN FUNDAMENTALLY RESHAPED

Released today (4 Dec), the Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2021 shows that the way we shop, eat and live have all permanently shifted.


14 YEAR OLD'S NHS-INSPIRED TOY BEAR FLIES ONTO SHELVES AT JOHN LEWIS

30 November 2020

14 YEAR OLD'S NHS-INSPIRED TOY BEAR FLIES ONTO SHELVES AT JOHN LEWIS

Hundreds of toy bears designed by a 14 year old from Edinburgh will arrive on the shelves of John Lewis Edinburgh this week having already launched online at JohnLewis.com, with 100% of the profits going to NHS Charities Together.


JOHN LEWIS BLACK FRIDAY 2020 UPDATE

27 November 2020

JOHN LEWIS BLACK FRIDAY 2020 UPDATE

John Lewis sets record online sales for the Black Friday period after shipping more than 2.5m products as people sought deals earlier than usual and new game consoles dominated online searches.


John Lewis plans to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver fuss-free shopping to customers this Christmas

27 November 2020

John Lewis plans to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver fuss-free shopping to customers this Christmas

John Lewis has announced measures to ensure customers can shop safely and conveniently both in-store and online in the final weeks before Christmas.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES KINDNESS AS NATION ENCOURAGED TO ‘GIVE A LITTLE LOVE’

13 November 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES KINDNESS AS NATION ENCOURAGED TO ‘GIVE A LITTLE LOVE’

Waitrose and John Lewis today unveil this year’s Christmas advertising campaign, which - inspired by the kindness shown by the British public during the pandemic - encourages viewers to give a little love to others.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF HEAD OFFICE CHANGES

4 November 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF HEAD OFFICE CHANGES

The John Lewis Partnership is today announcing the next phase of its five-year plan to return the Partnership to sustainable profits by 2025.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS SET TO UNVEIL A CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN LIKE NO OTHER FOR A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER

31 October 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS SET TO UNVEIL A CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN LIKE NO OTHER FOR A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER

Retailers announce plans to raise £5m to help struggling families. Partnering with two charities - FareShare and Home-Start.


SAVVY CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN ... AND IT COULD MEAN THE END OF THE LAST MINUTE SHOPPER

28 October 2020

SAVVY CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN ... AND IT COULD MEAN THE END OF THE LAST MINUTE SHOPPER

New survey on behalf of John Lewis reveals more people are shopping for gifts early.


John Lewis Partnership enhances Click & Collect Service to deliver customers more convenient ways of shopping this Christmas

19 October 2020

John Lewis Partnership enhances Click & Collect Service to deliver customers more convenient ways of shopping this Christmas

Service expanded to John Lewis customers in the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland. Click & Collect service now available for Sweaty Betty purchases from sweatybetty.com and Nespresso customers.


Waitrose and Deliveroo expand trial early to meet high demand

16 October 2020

Waitrose and Deliveroo expand trial early to meet high demand

Waitrose has today announced that it is expanding its on-demand grocery trial with Deliveroo to 25 new shops across the UK to meet demand, just six weeks into a 12-week trial.


John Lewis creates partnership with best in class experts to deliver modernised Home Insurance offer

16 October 2020

John Lewis creates partnership with best in class experts to deliver modernised Home Insurance offer

John Lewis & Partners has today announced that it has collaborated with four best-in-class experts from within the insurance industry to create a new home insurance product for its customers.


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16 October 2020

Waitrose and John Lewis set out bold plans to reach more customers

Waitrose and John Lewis, two of the UK’s best loved and trusted retailers, today unveil plans to become the go-to brands for customers who want quality, value and sustainability.


John Lewis Edinburgh reveals its plan for the future with £24m investment makeover

14 October 2020

John Lewis Edinburgh reveals its plan for the future with £24m investment makeover

Home design, style studios and a beauty concierge service are among the new range of services and experiences that John Lewis Edinburgh has revealed today (14th October) as it confirms plans for the final phase of its £24m refurbishment.


Black History Month - Our statement of intent

1 October 2020

Black History Month - Our statement of intent

It’s been four months since the killing of George Floyd, a moment that impacted the world in a way we couldn’t have imagined.


Unaudited results for half-year ended 25 July 2020

17 September 2020

Unaudited results for half-year ended 25 July 2020

The John Lewis Partnership announces it half year results for half year ended 25 July 2020


Waitrose & Partners announces plans to close four shops

16 September 2020

Waitrose & Partners announces plans to close four shops

Waitrose has today announced plans to close four shops. They are in Caldicot, Ipswich Corn Exchange and Shrewsbury, while we have reached an agreement to sell our supermarket in Wolverhampton to Tesco.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ADDS MORE THAN 30 NEW FASHION AND BEAUTY BRANDS FOR AW20 AS IT MODERNISES OFFER

3 September 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ADDS MORE THAN 30 NEW FASHION AND BEAUTY BRANDS FOR AW20 AS IT MODERNISES OFFER

The selected brands have been chosen because they respond directly to the new needs of the nation as customers are opting for more casual wardrobe choices and these brands will help modernise John Lewis’s offering.


WAITROSE TEAM UP WITH DELIVEROO TO GIVE CUSTOMERS ACCESS TO WAITROSE PRODUCTS IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES

28 August 2020

WAITROSE TEAM UP WITH DELIVEROO TO GIVE CUSTOMERS ACCESS TO WAITROSE PRODUCTS IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES

The move underlines the supermarket’s ambition to use new partnerships alongside its own channels to make it more convenient for customers to buy Waitrose products.


GROCERIES GO DIGITAL: HOW THE PANDEMIC TURNED THE NATION INTO ONLINE SHOPPERS

20 August 2020

GROCERIES GO DIGITAL: HOW THE PANDEMIC TURNED THE NATION INTO ONLINE SHOPPERS

New findings in the Waitrose.com 'How Britain Shops Online report' show significant shifts in behaviour within online grocery sector.


JOHN LEWIS AND WAITROSE ANNOUNCE THE SALE OF MORE OWN BRAND PRODUCTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

7 August 2020

JOHN LEWIS AND WAITROSE ANNOUNCE THE SALE OF MORE OWN BRAND PRODUCTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

John Lewis and Waitrose have today (7 August) started selling face coverings in shops to raise funds for charities helping people through the pandemic. In September, Waitrose will also begin to sell a newly designed, charitable bag for life in its shops and online.


JOHN LEWIS OFFERS ITS PROGRESSIVE ‘BETTER JOBS PROGRAMME’ TO ALL UK SUPPLIERS TO HELP CREATE MORE REWARDING JOBS FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE ITS PRODUCTS

3 August 2020

JOHN LEWIS OFFERS ITS PROGRESSIVE ‘BETTER JOBS PROGRAMME’ TO ALL UK SUPPLIERS TO HELP CREATE MORE REWARDING JOBS FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE ITS PRODUCTS

Today, John Lewis & Partners has announced that, following a successful trial, it is rolling out a new progressive supplier engagement programme called ‘Better Jobs’ to all of its 120 UK manufacturing suppliers.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TRUST FOR PENSIONS APPOINTS NEW TRUSTEE CHAIR

31 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TRUST FOR PENSIONS APPOINTS NEW TRUSTEE CHAIR

The John Lewis Partnership Trust for Pensions has appointed Sarah Bates as Chair of the Trustee from 1 August 2020 and replaces Dame Jane Newell, who has stepped down after being Chair since 2013.


PROGRESS UPDATE ON OUR STRATEGIC REVIEW - SECURING OUR SUCCESS

30 July 2020

PROGRESS UPDATE ON OUR STRATEGIC REVIEW - SECURING OUR SUCCESS

Letter from Chairman, Sharon White, to our 80,000 Partners, stating the progress being made on our Strategic Review.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS PLAN SWITCH TO ELECTRIC DELIVERIES AS ONLINE BUSINESS ACCELERATES

29 July 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS PLAN SWITCH TO ELECTRIC DELIVERIES AS ONLINE BUSINESS ACCELERATES

Waitrose and John Lewis have announced plans to significantly increase the use of electric vans to help fulfill its ambition of ending the use of fossil fuels across its entire transport fleet by 2030.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS PEOPLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

28 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS PEOPLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Nikki Humphrey as Executive Director for People. Nikki joins from Virgin Atlantic where she is Chief People Officer and replaces Tracey Killen who has retired after a 38 year career in the Partnership.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS EXTENDS CLICK & COLLECT PARTNERSHIP WITH CO-OP TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH NEARLY 900 COLLECTION LOCATIONS IN THE UK

17 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS EXTENDS CLICK & COLLECT PARTNERSHIP WITH CO-OP TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH NEARLY 900 COLLECTION LOCATIONS IN THE UK

Today, 17th July, John Lewis has announced that its fast track, Click & Collect delivery and returns service will be available in over 500 Co-op food stores by the end of the summer, offering customers access to John Lewis products in more convenient locations.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELECTS CAPGEMINI TO DELIVER SPECIALIST APPLICATION SERVICES FOR ITS TECHNOLOGY ESTATE

14 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELECTS CAPGEMINI TO DELIVER SPECIALIST APPLICATION SERVICES FOR ITS TECHNOLOGY ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that Capgemini, a leading global consulting, technology services and digital transformation company, has been selected to provide specialist IT application services to support the Partnership’s technology systems and business processes.


EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS NOT TO REOPEN AS THE PARTNERSHIP PROGRESSES WITH MAJOR BUSINESS STRATEGY REVIEW

9 July 2020

EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS NOT TO REOPEN AS THE PARTNERSHIP PROGRESSES WITH MAJOR BUSINESS STRATEGY REVIEW

The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will not reopen eight John Lewis shops to secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers' shopping needs. It will now enter into consultation with impacted Partners about its proposals.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FURTHER TEN SHOP REOPENINGS INCLUDING SHOPS IN SCOTLAND AND WALES

1 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FURTHER TEN SHOP REOPENINGS INCLUDING SHOPS IN SCOTLAND AND WALES

John Lewis has today announced plans to reopen a further ten shops, including shops in Scotland and Wales.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WIPRO TO SUPPORT NEW TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE FUNCTION

30 June 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WIPRO TO SUPPORT NEW TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE FUNCTION

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced the creation of a new partnership with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to provide infrastructure services.


WAITROSE ANNOUNCES THIRD ONLINE CENTRE TO BOOST SHOPPING SLOTS IN THE CAPITAL

29 June 2020

WAITROSE ANNOUNCES THIRD ONLINE CENTRE TO BOOST SHOPPING SLOTS IN THE CAPITAL

When new site is open Waitrose will have quadrupled London shopping slots in under a year.


John Lewis Partnership appoints John Lewis Executive Director

24 June 2020

John Lewis Partnership appoints John Lewis Executive Director

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Pippa Wicks as Executive Director for John Lewis. Pippa joins from the Co-op Group where she was Deputy Chief Executive and will start her new role in August.


John Lewis announce nine further store reopenings

19 June 2020

John Lewis announce nine further store reopenings

John Lewis has today (Friday 19 June) announced plans to open nine more shops on Thursday (25 June), following the successful reopening of an initial 13 shops this week.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP STEPS UP NET ZERO CARBON COMMITMENT WITH BIOMETHANE GAS FILLING STATION

18 June 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP STEPS UP NET ZERO CARBON COMMITMENT WITH BIOMETHANE GAS FILLING STATION

The John Lewis Partnership today announced that it is stepping up its commitment to reducing carbon emissions by building a dedicated biomethane gas filling station to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel.


WAITROSE.COM CROSSES 150,000 ORDERS PER WEEK FOR THE FIRST TIME AND ADDS 150 NEW VANS TO ITS ONLINE FLEET

16 June 2020

WAITROSE.COM CROSSES 150,000 ORDERS PER WEEK FOR THE FIRST TIME AND ADDS 150 NEW VANS TO ITS ONLINE FLEET

Waitrose.com has processed more than 150,000 online orders in a week for the first time. The figure is more than double the amount of weekly orders at the start of this year and represents a significant milestone in its online expansion plans.


WAITROSE, JOHN LEWIS AND VITALITY TEAM UP WITH OLYMPIC HEROES TO HELP IMPROVE CUSTOMERS’ HEALTH AND WELLBEING AS LOCKDOWN EASES

3 June 2020

WAITROSE, JOHN LEWIS AND VITALITY TEAM UP WITH OLYMPIC HEROES TO HELP IMPROVE CUSTOMERS’ HEALTH AND WELLBEING AS LOCKDOWN EASES

Waitrose, John Lewis and health and life insurer Vitality is this week launching a series of free virtual workshops focused on health and wellbeing, exclusively for myWaitrose and myJohn Lewis members.


WAITROSE CASHIER TURNS BRITISH VOGUE COVER STAR - THE NEW FRONTLINE

2 June 2020

WAITROSE CASHIER TURNS BRITISH VOGUE COVER STAR - THE NEW FRONTLINE

Keyworkers, including supermarket assistant from Waitrose, chosen for historic front cover providing a special moment of thanks during pandemic.


John Lewis announces shop reopening plan

27 May 2020

John Lewis announces shop reopening plan

Shops to open in stages with robust new social distancing measures putting customer and Partner safety first


John Lewis Partnership Triennial Valuation Outcome

26 May 2020

John Lewis Partnership Triennial Valuation Outcome

John Lewis Partnership Plc has reached agreement with the Partnership's Pension Scheme Trustee on the terms of the triennial valuation.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES £1.4M DONATION TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND DESIGNS MUG TO RAISE FUNDS IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

15 May 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES £1.4M DONATION TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND DESIGNS MUG TO RAISE FUNDS IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it will donate a further £1.4m to around 3,000 local charities who are helping those most in need during the pandemic.


BRITAIN THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN

7 May 2020

BRITAIN THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN

A new report reveals how the nation has lived, eaten and shopped during the last six weeks - since lockdown was enforced on 24th March.


NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE TO DOUBLE GROCERY DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS IN LONDON

5 May 2020

NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE TO DOUBLE GROCERY DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS IN LONDON

Waitrose is opening (7 May) a six-acre Customer Fulfilment Centre in Enfield, North London, to double its online grocery orders in the capital by September.


COVID CORPORATE FINANCING FACILITY (CCFF) FOR JOHN LEWIS PLC

30 April 2020

COVID CORPORATE FINANCING FACILITY (CCFF) FOR JOHN LEWIS PLC

John Lewis Plc has received confirmation that it is eligible to access up to £300m of funding under the HM Treasury and the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

29 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed James Bailey as its new Executive Director, Waitrose. He joins from Sainsbury’s where he was Buying Director for Grocery and will start in the Partnership today.


John Lewis reopens its Lancashire textiles factory to make gowns for the NHS and donates over 20,000 metres of fabric for scrubs

27 April 2020

John Lewis reopens its Lancashire textiles factory to make gowns for the NHS and donates over 20,000 metres of fabric for scrubs

John Lewis has today announced that it is reopening its textiles factory ‘Herbert Parkinson’ in Lancashire, to make protective gowns for the NHS.


JOHN LEWIS & WAITROSE LAUNCH SOFT TOY DESIGN COMPETITION TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE NHS

23 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS & WAITROSE LAUNCH SOFT TOY DESIGN COMPETITION TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE NHS

Children of Britain invited to share their designs to create a “super-bear”’ cuddly toy using #DesignYourSuperBear to be sold at Christmas - with 100% of the profits going to the NHS.


YOUR PARTNERS THROUGH IT ALL: TRADING UPDATE AND 2020 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

21 April 2020

YOUR PARTNERS THROUGH IT ALL: TRADING UPDATE AND 2020 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

The John Lewis Partnership publishes its 2020 Annual Report and Accounts and latest trading performance since COVID-19.


Waitrose to treble Rapid Deliveries and increase click & collect slots by 50%, 40% of Rapid slots will be reserved for the elderly and vulnerable

17 April 2020

Waitrose to treble Rapid Deliveries and increase click & collect slots by 50%, 40% of Rapid slots will be reserved for the elderly and vulnerable

Waitrose has announced that from today (17 April) the number of delivery slots available each week through its Waitrose & Partners Rapid service will more than treble giving over 2.5 million households the option to use the service to get the food and essentials they need.


SUPPORTING SUPPLIERS THROUGH COVID-19, WAITROSE DETAILS INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT ITS MOST VULNERABLE SUPPLIERS AND SOURCING COMMUNITIES

16 April 2020

SUPPORTING SUPPLIERS THROUGH COVID-19, WAITROSE DETAILS INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT ITS MOST VULNERABLE SUPPLIERS AND SOURCING COMMUNITIES

Waitrose today details a number of initiatives it has launched to support its most vulnerable suppliers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL SERVICES AND EXPERIENCES TO MEET THE NEW NEEDS OF BRITAIN IN ISOLATION

14 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL SERVICES AND EXPERIENCES TO MEET THE NEW NEEDS OF BRITAIN IN ISOLATION

Expert nursery, home and styling advice services adapted to the evolving needs of customers will be available to access from home.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES HELP FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

9 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES HELP FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

Retailer creates wellbeing area for staff at NHS Nightingale London and joins forces with the BMA to deliver 60,000 essentials to key NHS staff.


Waitrose launches ‘Volunteer’s Shopping Card’ e-gift card to help those shopping for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating customers

7 April 2020

Waitrose launches ‘Volunteer’s Shopping Card’ e-gift card to help those shopping for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating customers

Waitrose has launched a dedicated e-gift card for self-isolating customers who want to organise payment for groceries delivered by volunteers, friends or other family members.


John Lewis Partnership thanks Partners for going above and beyond with recognition award and increased discount rate

3 April 2020

John Lewis Partnership thanks Partners for going above and beyond with recognition award and increased discount rate

All non-management Partners and first level managers working during April and May to receive an additional £25 per week worked. Partnership discount in Waitrose increased from 15% to 25% for all Partners across the Partnership, to remain permanently at 20% once the peak of the pandemic is over.


Waitrose Raises Contactless Payment Limit From £30 To £45

1 April 2020

Waitrose Raises Contactless Payment Limit From £30 To £45

Waitrose is raising the contactless payment limit, at its supermarkets and convenience shops from £30 to £45 to help customers minimise the need for contact while shopping.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WORKS WITH LEADING CHARITIES TO TACKLE ISOLATION AND FOOD SHORTAGES

28 March 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WORKS WITH LEADING CHARITIES TO TACKLE ISOLATION AND FOOD SHORTAGES

The John Lewis Partnership is joining forces with leading charities to boost support of the most vulnerable in society during the current crisis.


WAITROSE INTRODUCES NEW MEASURES TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS INCLUDING LIMITING CUSTOMER NUMBERS IN SHOPS

24 March 2020

WAITROSE INTRODUCES NEW MEASURES TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS INCLUDING LIMITING CUSTOMER NUMBERS IN SHOPS

Waitrose has today backed the Government’s plea for social distancing by announcing a set of strong, new measures to help its customers shop safely and to protect its Partners.


Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners outline measures to support NHS workers

22 March 2020

Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners outline measures to support NHS workers

All Waitrose shops will protect batches of ‘hard to find’ and essential stock exclusively for NHS workers. NHS staff will receive priority checkout treatment in all Waitrose supermarkets. John Lewis is donating comfort items and Easter gift food to local hospitals, to support workers.


John Lewis shops to close temporarily

21 March 2020

John Lewis shops to close temporarily

The John Lewis Partnership has taken the difficult decision to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday 23 March as a result of the impact of Coronavirus.


John Lewis Partnership announces new measures to support customers and the vulnerable

19 March 2020

John Lewis Partnership announces new measures to support customers and the vulnerable

The John Lewis Partnership, which includes Waitrose, has today announced new measures to help its shops meet the needs of customers with a particular focus on the elderly and the vulnerable.


UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 25 JANUARY 2020

5 March 2020

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 25 JANUARY 2020

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full year results for year ended 25 January 2020


John Lewis & Partners introduces new labelling to encourage customers to hand down children’s clothing

29 February 2020

John Lewis & Partners introduces new labelling to encourage customers to hand down children’s clothing

To encourage a stronger culture of handing down clothing that children have outgrown, and reduce the amount which goes to landfill John Lewis & Partners is introducing a new message ‘Wear it, Love it, Hand it down’ on the labels attached to its own brand babywear and childrenswear clothing.


WAITROSE.COM LAUNCHES NATIONAL EXPANSION CAMPAIGN IN PREPARATION FOR ITS SPLIT FROM OCADO

28 February 2020

WAITROSE.COM LAUNCHES NATIONAL EXPANSION CAMPAIGN IN PREPARATION FOR ITS SPLIT FROM OCADO

Waitrose is this week starting a national online roll-out programme - adding its Waitrose.com online delivery service to 24 more of its shops across the country.


ARE PICKLED ONIONS AND KIPPERS THE NEW WAY TO SOMEONE'S HEART?

13 February 2020

ARE PICKLED ONIONS AND KIPPERS THE NEW WAY TO SOMEONE'S HEART?

Pickled onions, kippers and marmalade do not immediately say romance, but these are among the best selling Waitrose & Partners products being sent to loved ones abroad ahead of Valentine's Day this year.


NINA BHATIA APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

4 February 2020

NINA BHATIA APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Nina Bhatia appointed as Executive Director, Strategy & Commercial Development.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEW CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS TO CELEBRATE TWENTY YEARS OF UNIQUE PARTNER VOLUNTEERING SCHEME

28 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEW CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS TO CELEBRATE TWENTY YEARS OF UNIQUE PARTNER VOLUNTEERING SCHEME

To celebrate 20 successful years of the John Lewis Partnership’s unique volunteering programme - The Golden Jubilee Trust (GJT) - two charities have been chosen to work with the Partnership closely during 2020.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELLS PARCEL OF LAND AT LECKFORD ESTATE

17 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELLS PARCEL OF LAND AT LECKFORD ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced the sale completion of a parcel of land belonging to the Waitrose & Partners Farm at Leckford Estate in Hampshire.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS AND THE NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST LINK UP TO SUPPORT PARENTS-TO-BE

15 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS AND THE NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST LINK UP TO SUPPORT PARENTS-TO-BE

From today, expectant parents will benefit from a two year partnership between John Lewis & Partners and the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) the UK’s leading charity for parents.


CHRISTMAS TRADING STATEMENT FOR SEVEN WEEKS FROM 17 NOVEMBER 2019 - 4 JANUARY 2020

9 January 2020

CHRISTMAS TRADING STATEMENT FOR SEVEN WEEKS FROM 17 NOVEMBER 2019 - 4 JANUARY 2020

Gross sales at the John Lewis Partnership were down 1.8% versus last year to £2,167m.

LISA CHERRY TO JOIN THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR PEOPLE; NIKKI HUMPHREY TO STEP DOWN

18 May 2022

LISA CHERRY TO JOIN THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR PEOPLE; NIKKI HUMPHREY TO STEP DOWN

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Lisa Cherry as Executive Director for People.


JOHN LEWIS FINANCE TO RELAUNCH PARTNERSHIP REWARDS CREDIT CARD

4 May 2022

JOHN LEWIS FINANCE TO RELAUNCH PARTNERSHIP REWARDS CREDIT CARD

John Lewis will relaunch its Partnership Card later this year in partnership with NewDay, a leading UK provider of consumer credit.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE TO ATTRACT TECH TALENT

3 May 2022

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE TO ATTRACT TECH TALENT

The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting for more than 150 roles as part of a major investment in digital.


Deliveroo and Waitrose expand nationwide partnership

7 April 2022

Deliveroo and Waitrose expand nationwide partnership

Waitrose and Deliveroo have today announced that they are expanding their partnership to meet strong customer demand for grocery delivery by adding more than 70 new Waitrose locations by the summer.


UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL

11 March 2022

UKRAINE CRISIS APPEAL

Our customers and our Partners (employees) have shown extraordinary generosity. Together with our matched contributions, we have so far raised more than £1.2m for the British Red Cross.


FYR 21-22

10 March 2022

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 29 JANUARY 2022

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full-year results for year ended 29 January 2022.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO REMOVE PRODUCTS MADE IN RUSSIA

4 March 2022

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO REMOVE PRODUCTS MADE IN RUSSIA

The John Lewis Partnership is removing from sale products in Waitrose and John Lewis that are made in Russia.


STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ON UKRAINE

2 March 2022

STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ON UKRAINE

Today, the John Lewis Partnership is making a first donation of £100,000 to the British Red Cross directly in support of their Ukraine Crisis Appeal. The Partnership will also match donations from customers and our Partners (employees) up to £150,000.


JOHN LEWIS INTRODUCES NEW PLEDGE ON QUALITY & VALUE

25 February 2022

JOHN LEWIS INTRODUCES NEW PLEDGE ON QUALITY & VALUE

John Lewis is today pledging a £500m investment to give John Lewis quality at great value prices - as shoppers become more cost conscious this year.



21 February 2022

"THE ROLE OF BUSINESS IN SOCIETY" SPEECH BY SHARON WHITE, CHAIRMAN OF THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP, AT THE RESOLUTION FOUNDATION


WAITROSE AND DELIVEROO BOOST PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW RAPID GROCERY SERVICE TRIAL

10 February 2022

WAITROSE AND DELIVEROO BOOST PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW RAPID GROCERY SERVICE TRIAL

Waitrose is expanding its partnership with Deliveroo and will be trialling Deliveroo Hop, the rapid delivery service that brings groceries to customers' doors in as little as ten minutes.


MAJOR BRITISH BRANDS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE PLATINUM JUBILEE PAGEANT

18 January 2022

MAJOR BRITISH BRANDS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE PLATINUM JUBILEE PAGEANT

The Platinum Jubilee Pageant today announced the major household British brands, as well as leading international companies, who have become partners of this once-in-a-lifetime event.


Let’s do more to empower care leavers to thrive

17 January 2022

Let’s do more to empower care leavers to thrive

Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership Sharon White writes in the Times, why the Partnership is working with local authorities and charities to help care-leavers carve out careers with the Partnership.

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS BEAUTY BETS REPORT REVEALS THE ‘GREAT BRITISH GLOW UP’ IS HERE TO STAY AS CONSUMER LIFESTYLES CONTINUE TO SHIFT

8 December 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS BEAUTY BETS REPORT REVEALS THE ‘GREAT BRITISH GLOW UP’ IS HERE TO STAY AS CONSUMER LIFESTYLES CONTINUE TO SHIFT

Collagen, lip liner, perfume and beauty miniatures were among the beauty must haves that defined the last 12 months according to this year's John Lewis Beauty Bets report.


Waitrose Christmas Campaign: Ashley Jensen and Heston Blumenthal see the funny side of festive food

16 November 2021

Waitrose Christmas Campaign: Ashley Jensen and Heston Blumenthal see the funny side of festive food

Waitrose today launches its Christmas campaign, ‘You Can Taste When It’s a Waitrose Christmas’, which puts delicious, quality Christmas food at the very centre of celebrations for this year’s festive season. Our 60 second advert, featuring Extras star Ashley Jensen, showcases why “the best bit of Christmas is the food”, no matter the time, place or occasion.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS LAUNCHES THE 2021 CHRISTMAS ADVERT ‘UNEXPECTED GUEST’, CELEBRATING THE MAGICAL MOMENTS OF CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCED FOR THE FIRST TIME

4 November 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS LAUNCHES THE 2021 CHRISTMAS ADVERT ‘UNEXPECTED GUEST’, CELEBRATING THE MAGICAL MOMENTS OF CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCED FOR THE FIRST TIME

Today at 6.30am, John Lewis launches its 2021 Christmas advertising campaign. The two minute advert, entitled ‘Unexpected Guest’, is a joyful story of friendship, which celebrates the magic of Christmas moments experienced for the first time.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS NEW CREDIT FACILITY LINKED TO ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS

29 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS NEW CREDIT FACILITY LINKED TO ENVIRONMENTAL TARGETS

The John Lewis Partnership has signed a new £420m five-year revolving credit facility linked to environmental targets.


WAITROSE FOOD & DRINK REPORT REVEALS HOW WE’VE BECOME A NATION OF HOMEBODIES, WHY POTATO MILK IS SET TO BE THE NEXT FOOD TREND AND HOW TIKTOK IS INFLUENCING OUR SHOPPING LISTS

26 October 2021

WAITROSE FOOD & DRINK REPORT REVEALS HOW WE’VE BECOME A NATION OF HOMEBODIES, WHY POTATO MILK IS SET TO BE THE NEXT FOOD TREND AND HOW TIKTOK IS INFLUENCING OUR SHOPPING LISTS

Britain has become a nation of homebodies, as we have fallen back in love with our homes and rediscovered the joy of intimate dinner parties, the annual Waitrose Food & Drink Report has found.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS SHOP, LIVE, LOOK 2021 REPORT REVEALS THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE HAS SHIFTED TOWARDS LIFE

12 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS SHOP, LIVE, LOOK 2021 REPORT REVEALS THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE HAS SHIFTED TOWARDS LIFE

Tents, air fryers, trampolines and Crocs were among the products that defined the last 12 months, according to this year’s Shop, Live, Look report by John Lewis.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP DRIVER ACADEMY TO FAST TRACK LGV DRIVER TRAINING

7 October 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP DRIVER ACADEMY TO FAST TRACK LGV DRIVER TRAINING

Next month (November), the John Lewis Partnership will open an LGV Driver Academy to train drivers in 13 weeks to sit the DVSA LGV theory and practical safety tests, helping to reduce the industry shortage of LGV drivers.


UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR HALF YEAR ENDED 31 JULY 2021

16 September 2021

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR HALF YEAR ENDED 31 JULY 2021

The John Lewis Partnership announces its half year results for half year ended 31 July 2021.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO RECRUIT 7,000 TEMPORARY ROLES THIS FESTIVE SEASON

15 September 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO RECRUIT 7,000 TEMPORARY ROLES THIS FESTIVE SEASON

The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting more than 7,000 temporary roles across the country this Christmas - 2,000 more than last year - to meet increased demand over the busy festive period and to help customers get what they need to celebrate.


JOHN LEWIS OPENS THE DOOR TO EASY-TO-USE INVESTING AS CUSTOMERS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

19 August 2021

JOHN LEWIS OPENS THE DOOR TO EASY-TO-USE INVESTING AS CUSTOMERS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

John Lewis is today (19 August) launching its very first investment products to customers after teaming up with Nutmeg - the UK’s largest digital wealth manager.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ACQUIRES 1 MILLION SQ FT DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH OF JOHNLEWIS.COM

11 August 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ACQUIRES 1 MILLION SQ FT DISTRIBUTION CENTRE TO SUPPORT RAPID GROWTH OF JOHNLEWIS.COM

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it has signed an agreement with Tesco to lease a 1 million sq ft distribution centre at Fenny Lock in Milton Keynes.


John Lewis Partnership increases pay for LGV drivers

5 August 2021

John Lewis Partnership increases pay for LGV drivers

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced plans to increase annual salaries for LGV drivers by up to £5,000 a year.


THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WILL DONATE FOUR MILLION HEALTHY SNACKS TO HELP FEED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SUMMER

4 August 2021

THE JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WILL DONATE FOUR MILLION HEALTHY SNACKS TO HELP FEED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED THIS SUMMER

With up to three million children at risk of going hungry over the school holidays, the John Lewis Partnership has unveiled a number of initiatives to help families in need this summer.


Shell to install hundreds of electrical vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025 as part of expanded partnership

22 July 2021

Shell to install hundreds of electrical vehicle charging points at Waitrose stores by 2025 as part of expanded partnership

Waitrose and Shell have today set out ambitious plans to grow their partnership, installing hundreds of electric vehicle charging points in the supermarket’s car parks and more than doubling the number of Shell forecourt shops where Waitrose food is available.


JOHN LEWIS EXPANDS FURNITURE RENTAL SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL TRIAL

23 June 2021

JOHN LEWIS EXPANDS FURNITURE RENTAL SERVICE FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL TRIAL

It’s not just frocks which are seeing a rental boom, with John Lewis announcing today that it will be expanding its first furniture rental service - doubling the range to offer over 200 lines - following last year’s hugely successful trial which partnered with Fat Llama.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW SUPPORT FOR WORKING FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING THE CARE SYSTEM

10 June 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW SUPPORT FOR WORKING FAMILIES AND YOUNG PEOPLE LEAVING THE CARE SYSTEM

The John Lewis Partnership will become the first UK retailer to launch six months’ equal parenthood paid leave and two weeks’ paid leave for any Partner who experiences the loss of a pregnancy.


Waitrose ‘unpacks’ more products as demand for refillables grows

1 June 2021

Waitrose ‘unpacks’ more products as demand for refillables grows

In response to a growing customer demand for refillables, Waitrose has announced that we are launching more new products as part of our pioneering ‘Unpacked’ refillable concept, including loose tea for the first time.


Bringing flexi back

27 May 2021

Bringing flexi back

Waitrose rolls out trial to help customers dispense of hard to recycle flexible plastic packaging in-store


JOHN LEWIS EDINBURGH INVITES CUSTOMERS TO EXPLORE ITS NEWLY REFURBISHED SHOP INCLUDING A BRAND NEW BEAUTY STUDIO, WORLD OF DESIGN AND NURSERY SERVICE

13 May 2021

JOHN LEWIS EDINBURGH INVITES CUSTOMERS TO EXPLORE ITS NEWLY REFURBISHED SHOP INCLUDING A BRAND NEW BEAUTY STUDIO, WORLD OF DESIGN AND NURSERY SERVICE

John Lewis & Partners Edinburgh is opening its doors to customers once again on 14 May after a multi-million pound refurbishment.


Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

27 April 2021

Waitrose expands Deliveroo service with 110 new locations

Waitrose has today (27 April) announced that it will expand its Deliveroo service to 110 new shops across the country with up to 400 new Waitrose shop roles created by the expansion plan.


John Lewis Partnership to donate more than £1m to local charities  fighting child poverty

26 April 2021

John Lewis Partnership to donate more than £1m to local charities fighting child poverty

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it will step up efforts to help those disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, by donating over £1m this summer to more than 1,000 local charities and community organisations helping to end child poverty across the UK.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLC PUBLISHES 2020/21 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS AND ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRESS REPORT

22 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLC PUBLISHES 2020/21 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS AND ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY PROGRESS REPORT

The John Lewis Partnership today published its Annual Report and Accounts and Ethics and Sustainability Progress Report for 2020/21.


JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES ANYDAY, A NEW OWN BRAND RANGE FOCUSING ON QUALITY, STYLE AND VALUE

9 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES ANYDAY, A NEW OWN BRAND RANGE FOCUSING ON QUALITY, STYLE AND VALUE

John Lewis has today announced plans to appeal to a broader group of shoppers and their wide range of needs with the launch of a competitively priced, own brand range called ‘ANYDAY’ spanning homeware, technology, baby care and baby clothing.


JOHN LEWIS CONFIRMS PLANS TO REOPEN SHOPS ON 12 APRIL ALONG WITH KEY SERVICES WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

6 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS CONFIRMS PLANS TO REOPEN SHOPS ON 12 APRIL ALONG WITH KEY SERVICES WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

John Lewis has today confirmed that it will reopen its shops in England and Wales on 12 April following the latest Government guidance.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS NISH KANKIWALA TO BOARD

1 April 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS NISH KANKIWALA TO BOARD

The John Lewis Partnership today announces that Nish Kankiwala will join its Board this month as a Non-Executive Director.


PIONEERING PROJECTS FUNDED BY WAITROSE PROVE THEIR POTENTIAL IN TACKLING PLASTIC POLLUTION

1 April 2021

PIONEERING PROJECTS FUNDED BY WAITROSE PROVE THEIR POTENTIAL IN TACKLING PLASTIC POLLUTION

Plastic eating fungi and innovative technology to prevent fishing nets being lost at sea are among projects proven to have made a real difference in the fight against plastic pollution, nearly two years after being awarded funding from Waitrose.


WAITROSE LAUNCHES FIRST OWN-BRAND COMPOSTABLE COFFEE CAPSULES  AS HOMEMADE LATTES REPLACE OFFICE BREWS

29 March 2021

WAITROSE LAUNCHES FIRST OWN-BRAND COMPOSTABLE COFFEE CAPSULES AS HOMEMADE LATTES REPLACE OFFICE BREWS

In a supermarket first, Waitrose will start replacing coffee capsules with a home compostable alternative, saving millions of capsules from landfill.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLANS NOT TO REOPEN EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS FROM LOCKDOWN AS IT REBALANCES STORE ESTATE

24 March 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP PLANS NOT TO REOPEN EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS FROM LOCKDOWN AS IT REBALANCES STORE ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it is not planning to reopen eight of its 42 John Lewis shops from lockdown, as it rebalances its store estate to reflect how customers want to shop.


WAITROSE BANS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC TOYS GIVEN AWAY WITH CHILDREN'S MAGAZINES

23 March 2021

WAITROSE BANS DISPOSABLE PLASTIC TOYS GIVEN AWAY WITH CHILDREN'S MAGAZINES

Waitrose will step up its efforts to reduce single use plastic by no longer selling children's magazines containing disposable toys.


SPRING COULD FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS FOR BURGLARS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN SAYS CHARITY CRIMESTOPPERS

22 March 2021

SPRING COULD FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS FOR BURGLARS AS WE EMERGE FROM LOCKDOWN SAYS CHARITY CRIMESTOPPERS

New research by John Lewis shows average household has bought over £4000 worth of items during the pandemic to work, exercise and entertain at home.


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11 March 2021

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 30 JANUARY 2021

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full-year results for year ended 30 January 2021.


NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE WILL MEAN 25,000 MORE ONLINE DELIVERIES EACH WEEK FOR LONDON SHOPPERS

4 March 2021

NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE WILL MEAN 25,000 MORE ONLINE DELIVERIES EACH WEEK FOR LONDON SHOPPERS

Waitrose is today opening a new Customer Fulfilment Centre in Greenford, West London. When fully running later this year the centre will deliver 25,000 Waitrose.com orders each week, helping to offer five times more online slots each week in London than before the pandemic.


JOHN LEWIS TO FUND SUSTAINABLE CASHMERE PROGRAMME IN INNER MONGOLIA IN EFFORT TO SAFEGUARD THE FUTURE OF THE CASHMERE SECTOR

25 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS TO FUND SUSTAINABLE CASHMERE PROGRAMME IN INNER MONGOLIA IN EFFORT TO SAFEGUARD THE FUTURE OF THE CASHMERE SECTOR

Today, John Lewis has announced plans to fund a three year programme run by the Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA), to support the expansion of the SFA’s new Cashmere Standard from Mongolia to the Inner Mongolia region of China.


WAITROSE HELPS FIGHT HUNGER WITH NEW TRIAL THAT DELIVERS SURPLUS FOOD TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM

25 February 2021

WAITROSE HELPS FIGHT HUNGER WITH NEW TRIAL THAT DELIVERS SURPLUS FOOD TO VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM

Waitrose has teamed up with some of its biggest suppliers and food distribution organisation FareShare in a new trial that will redirect surplus farm food to families in need - the next phase of its Give A Little Love Campaign.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS UP TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES’  TERRA CARTA

18 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SIGNS UP TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES’ TERRA CARTA

The John Lewis Partnership has become the first retailer to sign-up to HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta, which forms part of HRH’s Sustainable Markets Initiative, and puts nature, people and planet at the heart of global business.


JOHN LEWIS DONATES WARM CLOTHING TO THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES DURING THE UK’S COLD SPELL

12 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS DONATES WARM CLOTHING TO THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES DURING THE UK’S COLD SPELL

John Lewis is donating nearly 5000 items of warm clothing to families in need as the UK’s freezing temperatures continue this week.


John Lewis Brings Together 50 New Fashion and Beauty Brands From Start-up Independents To High Street Favourites, all Catering for the Shift in Dress Codes

9 February 2021

John Lewis Brings Together 50 New Fashion and Beauty Brands From Start-up Independents To High Street Favourites, all Catering for the Shift in Dress Codes

Over the past 12 months, our lifestyles have changed and the demands on the nation’s wardrobes have evolved as many of us are opting for comfortable, casual attire over more formal styles. As this trend for ‘casualisation’ accelerates further and as part of our plans to continue modernising our fashion offering, we will be introducing more than 50 new fashion and beauty brands.


THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF FARM ANIMAL WELFARE

8 February 2021

THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF FARM ANIMAL WELFARE

Waitrose is rolling out a new mobile application today that will help the retailer assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing of its farm animals.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR NHS WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

1 February 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FOR NHS WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

In partnership with the British Medical Association (BMA), the John Lewis Partnership is providing frontline NHS workers with care packages to keep them refuelled and refreshed as they continue facing extreme pressure caring for patients in UK hospitals.


WAITROSE RANKED FIRST FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE PLASTICS IN GREENPEACE REPORT AS IT CONFIRMS LATEST PLANS FOR REFILLABLES TEST

26 January 2021

WAITROSE RANKED FIRST FOR EFFORTS TO REDUCE PLASTICS IN GREENPEACE REPORT AS IT CONFIRMS LATEST PLANS FOR REFILLABLES TEST

Waitrose has today topped the EIA (Environmental Investigation Agency) and Greenpeace table of UK supermarkets for efforts to reduce plastics across its shops and products for the second year in a row.


John Lewis Partnership repays HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility

22 January 2021

John Lewis Partnership repays HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility

The John Lewis Partnership is today announcing the early repayment of the £300m HM Treasury and Bank of England Covid Corporate Financing Facility, which was due for repayment on 15 March 2021.


Waitrose and John Lewis to continue their support for vulnerable families impacted by the pandemic

21 January 2021

Waitrose and John Lewis to continue their support for vulnerable families impacted by the pandemic

Over £3m raised for FareShare and Home-Start through “Give a Little Love” Christmas Campaign. Relationship with two charities to continue with a further £2m donation and a pledge to deliver nutrition warmth and essential items to families in need


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN COVID SAFETY MEASURES

12 January 2021

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN COVID SAFETY MEASURES

The John Lewis Partnership is making changes to its operations during the current lockdown to make shopping even safer for its customers and Partners.


WAITROSE JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL HEALTH SERVICE TO SUPPORT ROLL OUT OF COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

5 January 2021

WAITROSE JOINS FORCES WITH LOCAL HEALTH SERVICE TO SUPPORT ROLL OUT OF COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Waitrose has joined forces with Bracknell and Ascot health services to help protect local residents from Covid-19 by supporting the roll-out of the largest national vaccination programme ever undertaken by the NHS.

2020: The Year that Changed Everything

21 December 2020

2020: The Year that Changed Everything

John Lewis Shop Live Look report examines how we lived, worked, socialised and shopped in an extraordinary year.


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18 December 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP BECOMES ONE OF THE FIRST UK BUSINESSES TO ROLL OUT NHS TEST AND TRACE RAPID COVID-19 TESTING

The John Lewis Partnership has become one of the first UK businesses to successfully pilot and roll out NHS Test and Trace lateral flow Covid-19 testing, thanks to a partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care.


John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton CBE as Deputy Chairman

17 December 2020

John Lewis Partnership appoints Rita Clifton CBE as Deputy Chairman

The John Lewis Partnership today announces that Rita Clifton CBE will become its next Deputy Chairman.


WAITROSE LAUNCHES BOOKABLE SHOPPING SLOTS TO HELP ENSURE PEACE OF MIND AND SAFETY THIS CHRISTMAS

14 December 2020

WAITROSE LAUNCHES BOOKABLE SHOPPING SLOTS TO HELP ENSURE PEACE OF MIND AND SAFETY THIS CHRISTMAS

Following its successful trial of bookable shopping slots over the summer, Waitrose is expanding its service to more than 110 stores from Monday (14th December).


JOHN LEWIS BEAUTY BETS REPORT 20/21

7 December 2020

JOHN LEWIS BEAUTY BETS REPORT 20/21

Today, John Lewis launches their first-ever Beauty Bets report which takes a look back at beauty in 2020 and outlines the 10 key trend predictions across skincare, make-up, hair, fragrance and wellness for the next 12 months.


NEW REPORT REVEALS HOW OUR ATTITUDES AND DAILY RITUALS HAVE BEEN FUNDAMENTALLY RESHAPED

4 December 2020

NEW REPORT REVEALS HOW OUR ATTITUDES AND DAILY RITUALS HAVE BEEN FUNDAMENTALLY RESHAPED

Released today (4 Dec), the Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2021 shows that the way we shop, eat and live have all permanently shifted.


14 YEAR OLD'S NHS-INSPIRED TOY BEAR FLIES ONTO SHELVES AT JOHN LEWIS

30 November 2020

14 YEAR OLD'S NHS-INSPIRED TOY BEAR FLIES ONTO SHELVES AT JOHN LEWIS

Hundreds of toy bears designed by a 14 year old from Edinburgh will arrive on the shelves of John Lewis Edinburgh this week having already launched online at JohnLewis.com, with 100% of the profits going to NHS Charities Together.


JOHN LEWIS BLACK FRIDAY 2020 UPDATE

27 November 2020

JOHN LEWIS BLACK FRIDAY 2020 UPDATE

John Lewis sets record online sales for the Black Friday period after shipping more than 2.5m products as people sought deals earlier than usual and new game consoles dominated online searches.


John Lewis plans to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver fuss-free shopping to customers this Christmas

27 November 2020

John Lewis plans to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver fuss-free shopping to customers this Christmas

John Lewis has announced measures to ensure customers can shop safely and conveniently both in-store and online in the final weeks before Christmas.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES KINDNESS AS NATION ENCOURAGED TO ‘GIVE A LITTLE LOVE’

13 November 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES KINDNESS AS NATION ENCOURAGED TO ‘GIVE A LITTLE LOVE’

Waitrose and John Lewis today unveil this year’s Christmas advertising campaign, which - inspired by the kindness shown by the British public during the pandemic - encourages viewers to give a little love to others.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF HEAD OFFICE CHANGES

4 November 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF HEAD OFFICE CHANGES

The John Lewis Partnership is today announcing the next phase of its five-year plan to return the Partnership to sustainable profits by 2025.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS SET TO UNVEIL A CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN LIKE NO OTHER FOR A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER

31 October 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS SET TO UNVEIL A CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN LIKE NO OTHER FOR A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER

Retailers announce plans to raise £5m to help struggling families. Partnering with two charities - FareShare and Home-Start.


SAVVY CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN ... AND IT COULD MEAN THE END OF THE LAST MINUTE SHOPPER

28 October 2020

SAVVY CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN ... AND IT COULD MEAN THE END OF THE LAST MINUTE SHOPPER

New survey on behalf of John Lewis reveals more people are shopping for gifts early.


John Lewis Partnership enhances Click & Collect Service to deliver customers more convenient ways of shopping this Christmas

19 October 2020

John Lewis Partnership enhances Click & Collect Service to deliver customers more convenient ways of shopping this Christmas

Service expanded to John Lewis customers in the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland. Click & Collect service now available for Sweaty Betty purchases from sweatybetty.com and Nespresso customers.


Waitrose and Deliveroo expand trial early to meet high demand

16 October 2020

Waitrose and Deliveroo expand trial early to meet high demand

Waitrose has today announced that it is expanding its on-demand grocery trial with Deliveroo to 25 new shops across the UK to meet demand, just six weeks into a 12-week trial.


John Lewis creates partnership with best in class experts to deliver modernised Home Insurance offer

16 October 2020

John Lewis creates partnership with best in class experts to deliver modernised Home Insurance offer

John Lewis & Partners has today announced that it has collaborated with four best-in-class experts from within the insurance industry to create a new home insurance product for its customers.


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16 October 2020

Waitrose and John Lewis set out bold plans to reach more customers

Waitrose and John Lewis, two of the UK’s best loved and trusted retailers, today unveil plans to become the go-to brands for customers who want quality, value and sustainability.


John Lewis Edinburgh reveals its plan for the future with £24m investment makeover

14 October 2020

John Lewis Edinburgh reveals its plan for the future with £24m investment makeover

Home design, style studios and a beauty concierge service are among the new range of services and experiences that John Lewis Edinburgh has revealed today (14th October) as it confirms plans for the final phase of its £24m refurbishment.


Black History Month - Our statement of intent

1 October 2020

Black History Month - Our statement of intent

It’s been four months since the killing of George Floyd, a moment that impacted the world in a way we couldn’t have imagined.


Unaudited results for half-year ended 25 July 2020

17 September 2020

Unaudited results for half-year ended 25 July 2020

The John Lewis Partnership announces it half year results for half year ended 25 July 2020


Waitrose & Partners announces plans to close four shops

16 September 2020

Waitrose & Partners announces plans to close four shops

Waitrose has today announced plans to close four shops. They are in Caldicot, Ipswich Corn Exchange and Shrewsbury, while we have reached an agreement to sell our supermarket in Wolverhampton to Tesco.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ADDS MORE THAN 30 NEW FASHION AND BEAUTY BRANDS FOR AW20 AS IT MODERNISES OFFER

3 September 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ADDS MORE THAN 30 NEW FASHION AND BEAUTY BRANDS FOR AW20 AS IT MODERNISES OFFER

The selected brands have been chosen because they respond directly to the new needs of the nation as customers are opting for more casual wardrobe choices and these brands will help modernise John Lewis’s offering.


WAITROSE TEAM UP WITH DELIVEROO TO GIVE CUSTOMERS ACCESS TO WAITROSE PRODUCTS IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES

28 August 2020

WAITROSE TEAM UP WITH DELIVEROO TO GIVE CUSTOMERS ACCESS TO WAITROSE PRODUCTS IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES

The move underlines the supermarket’s ambition to use new partnerships alongside its own channels to make it more convenient for customers to buy Waitrose products.


GROCERIES GO DIGITAL: HOW THE PANDEMIC TURNED THE NATION INTO ONLINE SHOPPERS

20 August 2020

GROCERIES GO DIGITAL: HOW THE PANDEMIC TURNED THE NATION INTO ONLINE SHOPPERS

New findings in the Waitrose.com 'How Britain Shops Online report' show significant shifts in behaviour within online grocery sector.


JOHN LEWIS AND WAITROSE ANNOUNCE THE SALE OF MORE OWN BRAND PRODUCTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

7 August 2020

JOHN LEWIS AND WAITROSE ANNOUNCE THE SALE OF MORE OWN BRAND PRODUCTS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

John Lewis and Waitrose have today (7 August) started selling face coverings in shops to raise funds for charities helping people through the pandemic. In September, Waitrose will also begin to sell a newly designed, charitable bag for life in its shops and online.


JOHN LEWIS OFFERS ITS PROGRESSIVE ‘BETTER JOBS PROGRAMME’ TO ALL UK SUPPLIERS TO HELP CREATE MORE REWARDING JOBS FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE ITS PRODUCTS

3 August 2020

JOHN LEWIS OFFERS ITS PROGRESSIVE ‘BETTER JOBS PROGRAMME’ TO ALL UK SUPPLIERS TO HELP CREATE MORE REWARDING JOBS FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE ITS PRODUCTS

Today, John Lewis & Partners has announced that, following a successful trial, it is rolling out a new progressive supplier engagement programme called ‘Better Jobs’ to all of its 120 UK manufacturing suppliers.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TRUST FOR PENSIONS APPOINTS NEW TRUSTEE CHAIR

31 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP TRUST FOR PENSIONS APPOINTS NEW TRUSTEE CHAIR

The John Lewis Partnership Trust for Pensions has appointed Sarah Bates as Chair of the Trustee from 1 August 2020 and replaces Dame Jane Newell, who has stepped down after being Chair since 2013.


PROGRESS UPDATE ON OUR STRATEGIC REVIEW - SECURING OUR SUCCESS

30 July 2020

PROGRESS UPDATE ON OUR STRATEGIC REVIEW - SECURING OUR SUCCESS

Letter from Chairman, Sharon White, to our 80,000 Partners, stating the progress being made on our Strategic Review.


WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS PLAN SWITCH TO ELECTRIC DELIVERIES AS ONLINE BUSINESS ACCELERATES

29 July 2020

WAITROSE AND JOHN LEWIS PLAN SWITCH TO ELECTRIC DELIVERIES AS ONLINE BUSINESS ACCELERATES

Waitrose and John Lewis have announced plans to significantly increase the use of electric vans to help fulfill its ambition of ending the use of fossil fuels across its entire transport fleet by 2030.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS PEOPLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

28 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP APPOINTS PEOPLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Nikki Humphrey as Executive Director for People. Nikki joins from Virgin Atlantic where she is Chief People Officer and replaces Tracey Killen who has retired after a 38 year career in the Partnership.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS EXTENDS CLICK & COLLECT PARTNERSHIP WITH CO-OP TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH NEARLY 900 COLLECTION LOCATIONS IN THE UK

17 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS EXTENDS CLICK & COLLECT PARTNERSHIP WITH CO-OP TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH NEARLY 900 COLLECTION LOCATIONS IN THE UK

Today, 17th July, John Lewis has announced that its fast track, Click & Collect delivery and returns service will be available in over 500 Co-op food stores by the end of the summer, offering customers access to John Lewis products in more convenient locations.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELECTS CAPGEMINI TO DELIVER SPECIALIST APPLICATION SERVICES FOR ITS TECHNOLOGY ESTATE

14 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELECTS CAPGEMINI TO DELIVER SPECIALIST APPLICATION SERVICES FOR ITS TECHNOLOGY ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that Capgemini, a leading global consulting, technology services and digital transformation company, has been selected to provide specialist IT application services to support the Partnership’s technology systems and business processes.


EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS NOT TO REOPEN AS THE PARTNERSHIP PROGRESSES WITH MAJOR BUSINESS STRATEGY REVIEW

9 July 2020

EIGHT JOHN LEWIS SHOPS NOT TO REOPEN AS THE PARTNERSHIP PROGRESSES WITH MAJOR BUSINESS STRATEGY REVIEW

The John Lewis Partnership has announced it will not reopen eight John Lewis shops to secure the business’s long-term future and respond to customers' shopping needs. It will now enter into consultation with impacted Partners about its proposals.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FURTHER TEN SHOP REOPENINGS INCLUDING SHOPS IN SCOTLAND AND WALES

1 July 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS ANNOUNCE FURTHER TEN SHOP REOPENINGS INCLUDING SHOPS IN SCOTLAND AND WALES

John Lewis has today announced plans to reopen a further ten shops, including shops in Scotland and Wales.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WIPRO TO SUPPORT NEW TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE FUNCTION

30 June 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WIPRO TO SUPPORT NEW TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE FUNCTION

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced the creation of a new partnership with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to provide infrastructure services.


WAITROSE ANNOUNCES THIRD ONLINE CENTRE TO BOOST SHOPPING SLOTS IN THE CAPITAL

29 June 2020

WAITROSE ANNOUNCES THIRD ONLINE CENTRE TO BOOST SHOPPING SLOTS IN THE CAPITAL

When new site is open Waitrose will have quadrupled London shopping slots in under a year.


John Lewis Partnership appoints John Lewis Executive Director

24 June 2020

John Lewis Partnership appoints John Lewis Executive Director

The John Lewis Partnership has today appointed Pippa Wicks as Executive Director for John Lewis. Pippa joins from the Co-op Group where she was Deputy Chief Executive and will start her new role in August.


John Lewis announce nine further store reopenings

19 June 2020

John Lewis announce nine further store reopenings

John Lewis has today (Friday 19 June) announced plans to open nine more shops on Thursday (25 June), following the successful reopening of an initial 13 shops this week.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP STEPS UP NET ZERO CARBON COMMITMENT WITH BIOMETHANE GAS FILLING STATION

18 June 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP STEPS UP NET ZERO CARBON COMMITMENT WITH BIOMETHANE GAS FILLING STATION

The John Lewis Partnership today announced that it is stepping up its commitment to reducing carbon emissions by building a dedicated biomethane gas filling station to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel.


WAITROSE.COM CROSSES 150,000 ORDERS PER WEEK FOR THE FIRST TIME AND ADDS 150 NEW VANS TO ITS ONLINE FLEET

16 June 2020

WAITROSE.COM CROSSES 150,000 ORDERS PER WEEK FOR THE FIRST TIME AND ADDS 150 NEW VANS TO ITS ONLINE FLEET

Waitrose.com has processed more than 150,000 online orders in a week for the first time. The figure is more than double the amount of weekly orders at the start of this year and represents a significant milestone in its online expansion plans.


WAITROSE, JOHN LEWIS AND VITALITY TEAM UP WITH OLYMPIC HEROES TO HELP IMPROVE CUSTOMERS’ HEALTH AND WELLBEING AS LOCKDOWN EASES

3 June 2020

WAITROSE, JOHN LEWIS AND VITALITY TEAM UP WITH OLYMPIC HEROES TO HELP IMPROVE CUSTOMERS’ HEALTH AND WELLBEING AS LOCKDOWN EASES

Waitrose, John Lewis and health and life insurer Vitality is this week launching a series of free virtual workshops focused on health and wellbeing, exclusively for myWaitrose and myJohn Lewis members.


WAITROSE CASHIER TURNS BRITISH VOGUE COVER STAR - THE NEW FRONTLINE

2 June 2020

WAITROSE CASHIER TURNS BRITISH VOGUE COVER STAR - THE NEW FRONTLINE

Keyworkers, including supermarket assistant from Waitrose, chosen for historic front cover providing a special moment of thanks during pandemic.


John Lewis announces shop reopening plan

27 May 2020

John Lewis announces shop reopening plan

Shops to open in stages with robust new social distancing measures putting customer and Partner safety first


John Lewis Partnership Triennial Valuation Outcome

26 May 2020

John Lewis Partnership Triennial Valuation Outcome

John Lewis Partnership Plc has reached agreement with the Partnership's Pension Scheme Trustee on the terms of the triennial valuation.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES £1.4M DONATION TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND DESIGNS MUG TO RAISE FUNDS IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

15 May 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES £1.4M DONATION TO LOCAL CHARITIES AND DESIGNS MUG TO RAISE FUNDS IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES TOGETHER

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that it will donate a further £1.4m to around 3,000 local charities who are helping those most in need during the pandemic.


BRITAIN THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN

7 May 2020

BRITAIN THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN

A new report reveals how the nation has lived, eaten and shopped during the last six weeks - since lockdown was enforced on 24th March.


NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE TO DOUBLE GROCERY DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS IN LONDON

5 May 2020

NEW WAITROSE.COM CENTRE TO DOUBLE GROCERY DELIVERIES TO CUSTOMERS IN LONDON

Waitrose is opening (7 May) a six-acre Customer Fulfilment Centre in Enfield, North London, to double its online grocery orders in the capital by September.


COVID CORPORATE FINANCING FACILITY (CCFF) FOR JOHN LEWIS PLC

30 April 2020

COVID CORPORATE FINANCING FACILITY (CCFF) FOR JOHN LEWIS PLC

John Lewis Plc has received confirmation that it is eligible to access up to £300m of funding under the HM Treasury and the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

29 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

The John Lewis Partnership has appointed James Bailey as its new Executive Director, Waitrose. He joins from Sainsbury’s where he was Buying Director for Grocery and will start in the Partnership today.


John Lewis reopens its Lancashire textiles factory to make gowns for the NHS and donates over 20,000 metres of fabric for scrubs

27 April 2020

John Lewis reopens its Lancashire textiles factory to make gowns for the NHS and donates over 20,000 metres of fabric for scrubs

John Lewis has today announced that it is reopening its textiles factory ‘Herbert Parkinson’ in Lancashire, to make protective gowns for the NHS.


JOHN LEWIS & WAITROSE LAUNCH SOFT TOY DESIGN COMPETITION TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE NHS

23 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS & WAITROSE LAUNCH SOFT TOY DESIGN COMPETITION TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE NHS

Children of Britain invited to share their designs to create a “super-bear”’ cuddly toy using #DesignYourSuperBear to be sold at Christmas - with 100% of the profits going to the NHS.


YOUR PARTNERS THROUGH IT ALL: TRADING UPDATE AND 2020 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

21 April 2020

YOUR PARTNERS THROUGH IT ALL: TRADING UPDATE AND 2020 ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS

The John Lewis Partnership publishes its 2020 Annual Report and Accounts and latest trading performance since COVID-19.


Waitrose to treble Rapid Deliveries and increase click & collect slots by 50%, 40% of Rapid slots will be reserved for the elderly and vulnerable

17 April 2020

Waitrose to treble Rapid Deliveries and increase click & collect slots by 50%, 40% of Rapid slots will be reserved for the elderly and vulnerable

Waitrose has announced that from today (17 April) the number of delivery slots available each week through its Waitrose & Partners Rapid service will more than treble giving over 2.5 million households the option to use the service to get the food and essentials they need.


SUPPORTING SUPPLIERS THROUGH COVID-19, WAITROSE DETAILS INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT ITS MOST VULNERABLE SUPPLIERS AND SOURCING COMMUNITIES

16 April 2020

SUPPORTING SUPPLIERS THROUGH COVID-19, WAITROSE DETAILS INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT ITS MOST VULNERABLE SUPPLIERS AND SOURCING COMMUNITIES

Waitrose today details a number of initiatives it has launched to support its most vulnerable suppliers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL SERVICES AND EXPERIENCES TO MEET THE NEW NEEDS OF BRITAIN IN ISOLATION

14 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES VIRTUAL SERVICES AND EXPERIENCES TO MEET THE NEW NEEDS OF BRITAIN IN ISOLATION

Expert nursery, home and styling advice services adapted to the evolving needs of customers will be available to access from home.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES HELP FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

9 April 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES HELP FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE

Retailer creates wellbeing area for staff at NHS Nightingale London and joins forces with the BMA to deliver 60,000 essentials to key NHS staff.


Waitrose launches ‘Volunteer’s Shopping Card’ e-gift card to help those shopping for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating customers

7 April 2020

Waitrose launches ‘Volunteer’s Shopping Card’ e-gift card to help those shopping for elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating customers

Waitrose has launched a dedicated e-gift card for self-isolating customers who want to organise payment for groceries delivered by volunteers, friends or other family members.


John Lewis Partnership thanks Partners for going above and beyond with recognition award and increased discount rate

3 April 2020

John Lewis Partnership thanks Partners for going above and beyond with recognition award and increased discount rate

All non-management Partners and first level managers working during April and May to receive an additional £25 per week worked. Partnership discount in Waitrose increased from 15% to 25% for all Partners across the Partnership, to remain permanently at 20% once the peak of the pandemic is over.


Waitrose Raises Contactless Payment Limit From £30 To £45

1 April 2020

Waitrose Raises Contactless Payment Limit From £30 To £45

Waitrose is raising the contactless payment limit, at its supermarkets and convenience shops from £30 to £45 to help customers minimise the need for contact while shopping.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WORKS WITH LEADING CHARITIES TO TACKLE ISOLATION AND FOOD SHORTAGES

28 March 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP WORKS WITH LEADING CHARITIES TO TACKLE ISOLATION AND FOOD SHORTAGES

The John Lewis Partnership is joining forces with leading charities to boost support of the most vulnerable in society during the current crisis.


WAITROSE INTRODUCES NEW MEASURES TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS INCLUDING LIMITING CUSTOMER NUMBERS IN SHOPS

24 March 2020

WAITROSE INTRODUCES NEW MEASURES TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS INCLUDING LIMITING CUSTOMER NUMBERS IN SHOPS

Waitrose has today backed the Government’s plea for social distancing by announcing a set of strong, new measures to help its customers shop safely and to protect its Partners.


Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners outline measures to support NHS workers

22 March 2020

Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners outline measures to support NHS workers

All Waitrose shops will protect batches of ‘hard to find’ and essential stock exclusively for NHS workers. NHS staff will receive priority checkout treatment in all Waitrose supermarkets. John Lewis is donating comfort items and Easter gift food to local hospitals, to support workers.


John Lewis shops to close temporarily

21 March 2020

John Lewis shops to close temporarily

The John Lewis Partnership has taken the difficult decision to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday 23 March as a result of the impact of Coronavirus.


John Lewis Partnership announces new measures to support customers and the vulnerable

19 March 2020

John Lewis Partnership announces new measures to support customers and the vulnerable

The John Lewis Partnership, which includes Waitrose, has today announced new measures to help its shops meet the needs of customers with a particular focus on the elderly and the vulnerable.


UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 25 JANUARY 2020

5 March 2020

UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR YEAR ENDED 25 JANUARY 2020

The John Lewis Partnership announces its full year results for year ended 25 January 2020


John Lewis & Partners introduces new labelling to encourage customers to hand down children’s clothing

29 February 2020

John Lewis & Partners introduces new labelling to encourage customers to hand down children’s clothing

To encourage a stronger culture of handing down clothing that children have outgrown, and reduce the amount which goes to landfill John Lewis & Partners is introducing a new message ‘Wear it, Love it, Hand it down’ on the labels attached to its own brand babywear and childrenswear clothing.


WAITROSE.COM LAUNCHES NATIONAL EXPANSION CAMPAIGN IN PREPARATION FOR ITS SPLIT FROM OCADO

28 February 2020

WAITROSE.COM LAUNCHES NATIONAL EXPANSION CAMPAIGN IN PREPARATION FOR ITS SPLIT FROM OCADO

Waitrose is this week starting a national online roll-out programme - adding its Waitrose.com online delivery service to 24 more of its shops across the country.


ARE PICKLED ONIONS AND KIPPERS THE NEW WAY TO SOMEONE'S HEART?

13 February 2020

ARE PICKLED ONIONS AND KIPPERS THE NEW WAY TO SOMEONE'S HEART?

Pickled onions, kippers and marmalade do not immediately say romance, but these are among the best selling Waitrose & Partners products being sent to loved ones abroad ahead of Valentine's Day this year.


NINA BHATIA APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

4 February 2020

NINA BHATIA APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STRATEGY & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Nina Bhatia appointed as Executive Director, Strategy & Commercial Development.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEW CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS TO CELEBRATE TWENTY YEARS OF UNIQUE PARTNER VOLUNTEERING SCHEME

28 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEW CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS TO CELEBRATE TWENTY YEARS OF UNIQUE PARTNER VOLUNTEERING SCHEME

To celebrate 20 successful years of the John Lewis Partnership’s unique volunteering programme - The Golden Jubilee Trust (GJT) - two charities have been chosen to work with the Partnership closely during 2020.


JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELLS PARCEL OF LAND AT LECKFORD ESTATE

17 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP SELLS PARCEL OF LAND AT LECKFORD ESTATE

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced the sale completion of a parcel of land belonging to the Waitrose & Partners Farm at Leckford Estate in Hampshire.


JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS AND THE NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST LINK UP TO SUPPORT PARENTS-TO-BE

15 January 2020

JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS AND THE NATIONAL CHILDBIRTH TRUST LINK UP TO SUPPORT PARENTS-TO-BE

From today, expectant parents will benefit from a two year partnership between John Lewis & Partners and the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) the UK’s leading charity for parents.


CHRISTMAS TRADING STATEMENT FOR SEVEN WEEKS FROM 17 NOVEMBER 2019 - 4 JANUARY 2020

9 January 2020

CHRISTMAS TRADING STATEMENT FOR SEVEN WEEKS FROM 17 NOVEMBER 2019 - 4 JANUARY 2020

Gross sales at the John Lewis Partnership were down 1.8% versus last year to £2,167m.