John Lewis Partnership announces provision of £36m to cover potential costs of complying with National Minimum Wage Regulations

London, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its Annual Report and Accounts published today (9 May 2017), the John Lewis Partnership announces it has made a provision of £36m to cover the potential costs of complying with the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Regulations. While the Partnership’s contractual hourly rates of pay have never been […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces Christmas trading and outlook

London, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Highlights include: Total sales at the John Lewis Partnership were up 4.9% versus last year1  to £1,913.0m John Lewis and Waitrose traded well, with both brands gaining market share2 Waitrose gross sales (excluding fuel) were £914.9m, up 4.8%1 versus last year and up 2.8%1 on a like-for-like basis […]

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TrueStart and the John Lewis Partnership initiative to support retail-specific startups

LONDON, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has joined forces with TrueStart, Europe’s only independent retail and consumer accelerator and investment fund, to find and fund the products, services and technologies which will define how we live in the future. The Eureka Initiative – a partnership between TrueStart and the John Lewis […]

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John Lewis Partnership’s Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16 available in an interactive format

LONDON, 2016-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today publishes its Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16. The Annual Report also includes a Sustainability Performance Review with more detailed information available online. The report is designed for our Partners, the owners of our business, and anyone interested in the Partnership. The Annual Report and […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman

LONDON, 2016-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Keith Williams as non-executive Deputy Chairman, succeeding Mark Price who leaves the Partnership on 4 April 2016, as announced in October 2015. Keith Williams will be taking up his new role from 4 April 2016. Keith joined the Partnership Board as […]

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Graduate schemes at John Lewis Partnership open for applications on 1 October

LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last year the Partnership received 15,000 applications for its graduate schemes, which this year will have an increased focus on IT – a growing area that underpins the omni-channel growth of the business. The five schemes are split across the John Lewis, Waitrose, and John Lewis Partnership divisions of […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Chris Coburn, Baiju Naik and Lucy Parks as Elected Directors with effect from 17 April 2015

LONDON, 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Constitution of the John Lewis Partnership provides that its democratically elected Partnership Council elects five Partners to the Partnership Board of the Company, known as Elected Directors.Following the recent election by the Partnership Council, the Company announces the resignation of Kate Brewer, Kevin Payne and Daniel Smith […]

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John Lewis Partnership hosts the inaugural Inspire EO conference

LONDON, 2015-2-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis Partnership today hosts the inaugural Inspire EO conference, aimed at providing an insight into the benefits of giving private and public sector employees a stake in their business. Employee ownership has been shown to produce fast employment and sales growth; lead to higher productivity and profitability; […]

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John Lewis Partnership: the new pension scheme will take effect for new Partners from April 2015 and for existing Partners from April 2016

LONDON, 2015-2-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — In March 2013 the John Lewis Partnership announced that it would review its pension scheme to ensure that it remains both fair to Partners and affordable to the Partnership. After considerable discussion and debate, the Partnership Council voted unanimously in favour of the final proposal. The final proposal […]

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