Total sales for the week to September 7, 2019 were down 5.5 percent at John Lewis on the same week last year. The company said in a statement that fashion sales were down 4.9 percent, due to the annualising of the launch of John Lewis & Partners womenswear collection.
The company added that beauty, wellbeing and leisure was up 3 percent, as it price matched a competitor event. Home sales for the week were down 9.1 percent, however, sales of company-owned brand House range were up 26 percent week on week.
Electrical and home technology sales were down 3.5 percent, however sales of large electricals were up 1.5 percent.
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