John Lewis Partnership
The John Lewis Partnership owns the retail chains John Lewis and Waitrose. All 70,000 staff are partners and share in the profits. The first store opened in London in 1864 and the John Lewis chain’s results are often taken as an overall barometer of the UK high street’s fortunes. The current director of marketing is Craig Inglis.
Upmarket retailer signs deal as part of global brand-building exercise, renews Reading Football Club sponsorship.
Supermarket aims to tell the story behind TV chef’s recipes in Easter campaign.
Sales and profit soars at John Lewis and Waitrose chains.
Mark Lewis takes board level position to head up development of its online business.
John Lewis festive figures shine but retailers expected to report ‘minimal’ uplift over Christmas and face further tough times ahead, say observers.
Meerkat fends off competition from British Heart Foundation and Kerrygold in Nielsen rankings.
Retailer hits record sales as study finds its online branded content strategy ‘most effective’.
Partnership appoints first joint customer insights boss to make better use of data across the business.
Department store and grocer team up in first co-branded ads.
Both retailers have seen an immediate sales impact from Christmas ads launched earlier this month.
Department store will run trailers ahead of the launch of its Christmas ad to build excitement.
Latest TV ad once again tugs on viewers’ heartstrings to reinforce department store’s ‘Never Knowingly Undersold’ commitment.
John Lewis and Waitrose see profit uplift on back of multichannel approach.
Even the world’s leading retailers are still feeling their way when it comes to cross-channel operations, reveals research seen by Marketing Week. Lucy Fisher reports.
Olympic feelgood factor helps drive strong sales performance at Waitrose and John Lewis.
Retailer promotes its first ‘flexible format’ smaller store with a high street pop-up.
Research has revealed that brands favoured by marketers are close to those admired by consumers…
A new list of brands that are most admired by marketers, seen exclusively by Marketing Week, closely matches those that are loved by consumers.
Waitrose is extending its Brand Match pledge to give shoppers more confidence that it is not more expensive than rivals.
The retailer will launch a £2m campaign to promote the launch of John Lewis branded broadband service
Waitrose launches Jubilee inspired merchandise to help people celebrate Queen’s 60 years on the throne.
John Lewis will increase marketing around Never Knowingly Undersold pledge ‘no matter what’ despite recent fall in profit.
I’d wager John Lewis staff are amongst the happiest in the UK, with every employee being rewarded…
Bonus falls for first time in three years as profit hit by increased investment in promotional activity and innovation.
Recession? What recession? A new set of brands is muscling in on territory that until recently was occupied exclusively by luxury goods and services providers by targeting the wealthy but time poor community.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg believes he has the answer to creating strong growth for the UK. He suggests that the country needs to become “more of a John Lewis economy” with mass employee share ownership.
John Lewis sales increased 9% year on year in the final five weeks of the year as customers respond to its high value and service proposition.
The department store now offers an iPhone app to help customers shop on the move and in its stores.
Tesco’s sales have taken a hit but its £500m investment in cutting prices has attracted more shoppers, according to the latest Kantar figures.
Waitrose preparing social media onslaught in 2012 with ‘significant’ budget uplift.