John Lewis

Combining the John Lewis and Waitrose loyalty schemes is a no-brainer

The announcement that, as an integral part of their rebrand, John Lewis and Waitrose are launching a joint loyalty programme is welcome news to those …

Advertising (UK)

Husband caused £46k damage by driving car into John Lewis store

A husband has been jailed after causing £46,000 worth of damage by crashing his wife’s car through the doors of a John Lewis store in Solihull.<p>The …

Ralph Lauren

Harrison Spinks gets into bed with Brass for debut B2C campaign

Bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks has appointed integrated marketing agency Brass to deliver its first ever B2C campaign.<p>A Leeds-based family business …

Branding

M&S wants Take That for Christmas advert as John Lewis reportedly pays Elton John £5m to sing

It may be more than three months away but rumours already abound about what the big high street retailers are planning for their Christmas adverts.<p>It …

Elton John

M&S to counter John Lewis' Elton John Christmas soundtrack with Take That score

Marks & Spencer has risen to the challenge laid down by John Lewis and Elton John by reportedly hiring boy band Take That to relight the fire of its …

Marks & Spencer

Has M&S signed Take That for their Christmas advert?

The battle of the Christmas adverts is already hotting up...<p>The battle of the Christmas adverts is already hotting up, with reports that M&S has …

Lifestyle (UK)

It's misleading for companies to attribute every corporate setback to Brexit

Brexit is a wonderful cover for bosses trying to explain a bad performance to their shareholders and workforce. For John Lewis, a 99 per cent fall in profits was “in part due to ongoing Brexit negotiations”, according to the chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield – without his quite spelling out how. Yet …

Brexit Negotiations

Christmas in September! M&S turns a London street into a VERY seasonal scene as it prepares to do battle with John Lewis to make the best festive advert

The nights may still be light and hopes of an Indian summer still strong...but a small corner of West London is currently looking a lot like …

Lifestyle (UK)

6 ways to make sure you choose furniture that is as unique as you

By Sponsored<p>When it comes to furnishing a room, you might think you need to set aside a large budget if you want to create an individual space that …

Sofa

No excuses necessary as Morrisons shows the way

It is hard to think of two retailers that are more different than Morrisons and John Lewis. Culturally and historically they are poles apart. Their customer bases are at the opposite ends of the spectrum also.<p>The former began as an egg and butter stall in Bradford’s once-thriving Rawson market, and …

John Lewis

John Lewis starting to suspect it is being undersold

<b>JOHN Lewis is beginning to wonder if its prices may be much, much higher than its rivals after years of wilful ignorance.</b><p>The department store is in …

British Humour

This is the best-selling dress at John Lewis at the moment

Now that the heatwave of the summer is firmly behind us, and we're well into autumn, finding pieces for the perfect trans-seasonal wardrobe can be a …

Lifestyle (UK)

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling launches major probe into whether Britain's railways should come back under state control

TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling is to launch a major probe into bringing Britain’s creaking railways back under state control.<p>He has hired John …

Chris Grayling

M&S sign Take That for Christmas advert after rival John Lewis sign Sir Elton John

TAKE That are set to battle Sir Elton John with a rival Christmas advert.<p>Marks&Spencer want the group, whose hits include the 2007 smash Rule the …

Marks & Spencer

John Lewis at war with minister over Brexit chaos after 99% profits slump

Business leaders reacted with fury today after the Brexit Secretary suggested high street giant John Lewis was using the country’s departure from the …

Brexit

John Lewis Makes a Promise That It Can’t Afford

John Lewis Partnership Plc, the favorite department store of the British middle classes, prospered after the financial crisis. Now it’s being beaten by the turmoil on the U.K. high street.<p>The company is famous for its slogan of being “never knowingly undersold” — a promise to match the price of any …

Marks & Spencer

John Lewis profits dive by 99% as Brexit row erupts

The John Lewis Partnership has been hit by the fight for survival on the high street after heavy discounting by struggling rivals helped trigger a 99% fall in first-half profits at the retailer.<p>The employee-owned business, which also includes the Waitrose supermarket chain as well as the eponymous …

Dominic Raab

The 10 under £50 to shop now in John Lewis - John Lewis shopping edit

1 of 12<p>Frill Neck Blouse, John Lewis & Partners<p>£49 BUY NOW<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 of 12<p>De-Stress Mind Roller Ball, Aromatherapy …

Skinny Jeans

Why has John Lewis' profits collapsed and how will it affect the Cardiff store?

High street retailer John Lewis has seen its half-year profits plummet by nearly 99%, blaming "challenging times in retail" - but what does this mean …

News (Wales)

John Lewis will keep 90-year-old price pledge – despite it being a major factor in 99% profit slump

Defiant John Lewis has insisted it will keep its 90-year-old price pledge – despite it being a major factor in its 99% profits slump.<p>The department …

EU Referendum

Dominic Raab sparks row with John Lewis after warning struggling UK businesses should not take 'easy' option of blaming Brexit

Dominic Raab has ignited a row with John Lewis after he said businesses that “aren’t doing so well” should not take the “easy” option of blaming Brexit.<p>The John Lewis Partnership’s profits were all but wiped out in the first half of its financial year, plunging 99 per cent, with the retailer …

Dominic Raab

John Lewis is far from in a flap, despite these lousy figures

A crisis at the John Lewis Partnership? A plunge of 99% in first-half profits to just £1.2m looks terrible, but it’s not like the late 1990s. Back then, there was a proper mess. John Lewis was seen as inward-looking, bureaucratic and unable to keep pace with modern retailing. Survival seemed at …

John Lewis

This is the best-selling John Lewis dress right now

Perfect for party season or a special occasion!<p>As we start to build our autumn wardrobe, we've been keeping a close eye on what's new on the high …

Lifestyle (UK)

Five reasons why John Lewis profits have dived

The John Lewis Partnership, which owns a string of department stores and the Waitrose supermarket chain, has suffered a near 99% plunge in first-half profits to £1.2m. So what has gone wrong at the high street stalwart?<p>1. The ‘never knowingly undersold’ pledge<p>The group’s fabled pledge forces it to …

John Lewis

10-year-old reunites with civil rights hero

In March, Tybre Faw traveled for seven hours to meet his hero, Rep. John Lewis. This week, he joined Lewis on Capitol Hill and left inspired.

Civil Rights

John Lewis latest high street chain to be hit by crisis

John Lewis profits have slumped by 99 per cent, raising questions over the future of the department store chain.<p>John Lewis and Waitrose, which only …

Dominic Raab

Is 'Never knowingly undersold' killing John Lewis?

<b>The latest big fall in profits at John Lewis has thrown the spotlight on to its famous price promise - to be "Never knowingly undersold".</b><p>Competition in retailing has never been fiercer and matching rivals' prices has cut profits to the bone at the business.<p>Boss Charlie Mayfield says although times …

Customer Service

Best and worst places to buy a car seat revealed - popular high street shops that failed the 'safety test'

Some of the best names on the high street for kiddies’ car seats have failed a watchdog’s safety test, an investigation has revealed.<p>Beleaguered …

Personal Finance (UK)

John Lewis and Waitrose to trial joint loyalty scheme

John Lewis and Waitrose are trialling combining their loyalty schemes as they look to better link the two brands following their rebrands last …

Advertising (UK)

John Lewis blames profit drops on high IT costs

Business Editor<p>Follow:<p>John Lewis has claimed high technology costs and the increasing price of opening new stores are the reasons for its dropping …

Business Technology