John Lewis sales slide in post-Black Friday lull

John Lewis

John Lewis sales dropped in a “subdued” week of trading as demand for electrical and fashion items declined.

The department store chain’s sales fell 11.9% in the week to December 14, despite the retailer hosting a series of shopping events across 48 stores, which registered 17.2% and 16% uplifts in sales and footfall respectively in comparisons with last year’s events.

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