Tag: John Lewis



John Lewis Anchoring Edinburgh St James Development

John Lewis Anchoring Edinburgh St James Development
Posted on 14 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments

TH Real Estate has officially confirmed the John Lewis Partnership's agreement to the terms to anchor the 1.7 million sq ft Edinburgh St James development, one of largest current regeneration projects in the UK. This means that John Lewis will be... Read More

John Lewis “weeks away” from NI Store application MP claims

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Posted on 14 April, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

After three-way talks with a national retailer and shopping centre operator, an MP says he is “confident” Northern Ireland will soon get its first John Lewis store. If fulfilled, Jeffrey Donaldson’s claim will mean the end of an 11-year struggle... Read More

Black Friday helps John Lewis achieve Highest Weekly Sales in History

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Posted on 2 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Last year, department store giant John Lewis dominated the retail sector with consecutive weeks of record-breaking sales in the run up to Christmas. Yet it appears this year could prove even more successful as John Lewis has already managed to achieve its... Read More

Victoria Gate Interest Reflects UK Retail Rebound

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Posted on 11 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy

With completion not expected until 2016, the developer behind Leeds' Victoria Gate project says the £150m retail complex is already one-third let. Work started in April on the Hammerson-backed scheme, to include one of the largest John Lewis stores... Read More

Heathrow T2 opens to Passengers

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Posted on 5 June, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

John Lewis among new terminal’s retail tenants Amidst the ongoing question of how Britain will increase its airport capacity, Heathrow has pushed on with expansion plans to improve its service for international customers. This has seen the country’s... Read More

John Lewis Sales soar for Second Week Running

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Posted on 27 November, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Uncategorised

John Lewis has, in recent years, become the undisputed champion in the Christmas retailing stakes, with its Christmas television advert and in-store decorations increasing its customer base exponentially at this time of year. Now, it appears that the... Read More

Debenhams Returns to Profit after Shaky Start to the Year

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Posted on 19 September, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

In the battle of the department stores John Lewis has been the undisputed champion for some time now, even managing to achieve record sales in the midst of a recession. By contrast, chains such as Debenhams have struggled to win over cautious consumers, with... Read More

John Lewis Staff to gain Bumper Pay Top Up

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Posted on 27 August, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Following the Christmas trading period, John Lewis staff were delighted to receive a bonus to thank them for all their hard work which saw the department store chain achieving several consecutive weeks of record sales. Now, it seems that the good news for the... Read More

John Lewis and Waitrose Staff Receive 17 Per Cent Bonus

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Posted on 14 March, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As the undisputed champions of the Christmas season, it is hardly surprising to learn that staff members of the John Lewis Group have earned a 17 per cent bonus for their performance in 2012. While the John Lewis department stores themselves broke... Read More

John Lewis Prepares to Axe 325 Managerial Posts

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Posted on 15 February, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Surprise Move Follows Successful Christmas The Christmas trading period was far from the turnaround in consumer confidence hoped for by the retailers of the UK, with many failing to match sales figures from previous year despite the end of the recession. In... Read More