Lighting sales up at John Lewis

Lighting sales only positive performer at John Lewis Home as overall sales fall.

According to its latest weekly sales figures to 9 November 2019, total sales were down 2.3% on the same week last year.

Home sales were down 3.1%. However, lighting sales were up 21% as customers prepared their homes for winter evenings and shopped promotions in this area.

Fashion sales were up 2.4%, whilst Electrical and Home Technology sales were down 7%.


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