Britons are increasingly shopping online at night with ‘bedtime browsing’ on the rise, a report from John Lewis claims. It said spending on its webstore between midnight and 06:00 soared 23% in the past year alone.
John Lewis Partnership had plenty of news on Monday, although upbeat developments in its menswear offer and the addition of new independent directors were balanced out by fears that the company could report H1 losses.
John Lewis Partnership sales fell in the latest week with a 1.9% drop taking them just below £207m. But while the supermarkets operation sales edged up slightly, the John Lewis department stores weren't so strong.
John Lewis Partnership and several innovation companies have created what has been dubbed as “the world's first blueprint for human-robot interaction”, paving the way for the “safe and ethical adoption” of robotics.
The Duchess of Sussex has announced that she has been secretly working on a charity fashion project, aimed at helping to kit out women trying to return to the workplace with suitable outfits for interviews.
Adam Gough, event director at Jacket Required, has hinted at a number of changes for the upcoming edition, after last week’s show was hit by a heatwave and the ongoing political and economic uncertainty.
John Lewis both benefited and suffered from the warmer UK weather in the latest week with the firm’s sales figures for the seven days to July 27 showing just how much of an impact temperatures can have.