Home returns to growth for John Lewis
After suffering a drop in home sales the previous week, John Lewis saw sales rebound last week.
Home sales for the week to 22 October were up by 2.3%, compared to the drop of 0.5% the previous week.
‘Home finished the week at plus 2.3%, with big ticket items proving popular as customers look to ready their home in time for Christmas. We saw the launch of a special Autumn event across shops and online with a variety of offers on home products,’ says Amanda Dammers, John Lewis head of shop trade, central and midlands.
Total sales rose by 6.7% to £90.97m, with home sales up bu 1.9% for the 12 week period.