By Leanne Carr2019-09-03T16:20:00
John Lewis Partnership’s total weekly sales continued to decline as customers avoided the shops to enjoy the last of the warm weather.
Waitrose & Partners’ weekly sales were down 0.4% during the week to August 31 compared with the same week the previous year.
Ambient and non-ambient food both registered a 0.2% uptick in sales during the period, bolstered by the sale of alcohol and BBQ food.
The grocer’s home and general merchandise total sales decreased 0.7%.
John Lewis & Partners sales fell 7.2% during the week compared with the same period the previous year.
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