The John Lewis Partnership names Andrew Murphy Chief Information Officer (CIO)

London, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today (6 December 2017) announced Andrew Murphy as its next Chief Information Officer (CIO). Andrew is currently Group Productivity Director for the Partnership and will take up the CIO role on 1 February 2018. He will replace Paul Coby who will leave the Partnership […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces £100,000 investment in innovative tech startups WeFiFo and Exaactly

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Britain’s most iconic and historic retailers – the John Lewis Partnership – today (27 November 2017) announced a £100,000 investment in two innovative tech startups following success in the retailer’s fourth annual accelerator programme – JLAB. JLAB is the largest retail tech accelerator programme in the […]

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017   Selected startups include a smart grocery shopping app, a new addressing system and a software which uses artificial intelligence to predict footfall   Finalists will have access to investment of up to £100,000 and 12 weeks’ mentoring Female-led startups set to be strongly […]

Waitrose joins John Lewis Partnership’s global start-up accelerator programme

JLAB fast-tracks growth of start-ups in the retail space Start-ups to be embedded in John Lewis and Waitrose across 12 week programme Finalists will have access to a microfund of up to £200,000 Applications open 28 Mar, enter for free at London, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has opened […]

John Lewis to open new Tech Hub in Birmingham

The retailer is set to invest in Tech Hub outside London, creating highly-skilled digital jobs  LONDON, 2016-Mar-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced it is setting up a new IT and digital operation in Birmingham, the first of its kind for the retailer. The new Tech Hub, set to open this September […]

John Lewis announces micro-location technology company Localz as the winner of JLAB

Micro-location technology company wins £100,000 investment from John Lewis’s first ever startup incubator LONDON, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces Localz, a startup business specialising in micro-location technology, as the winner of JLAB, the retailer’s first ever technology business incubator. After 12 weeks of shaping and honing its solution within JLAB, Localz […]