Department store John Lewis is to exclusively use leather from farms that supply sister retailer Waitrose for its own-label sofas and chairs as the two retailers seek to better complement each other and operate sustainably.
The scheme follows an earlier tie-up between the department store and Waitrose following the launch in 2021 of “circular-design” John Lewis mattresses, which used wool sourced from Waitrose farms that would otherwise have gone to waste.
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