John Lewis Christmas sales soar but margins suffer

John Lewis Oxford Street London United Kingdom Christmas 2017

John Lewis and Waitrose have both reported healthy upticks in festive sales bolstered by online but chairman Charlie Mayfield says pressure on margins “intensified”.

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