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Company Overview of John Lewis Partnership plc

Company Overview

John Lewis Partnership plc engages in the retail business in the United Kingdom. It operates stores under the John Lewis and Waitrose brands. Its John Lewis stores offer fashion, home, electrical, and home technology assortments; gifts; and insurance products, including home, car, travel, and wedding and event insurance. The company’s Waitrose stores provide a range of products comprising nutritious meals, snacks, drinks, groceries, vegetables, and milk. It also provides weaving and making up services; and car finance services. In addition, the company is involved in property holding operations. It operates 32 John Lewis department stores, 12 John Lewis at home stores, and 2 Heathrow termina...

171 Victoria Street

London,  SW1E 5NN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1864

91,500 Employees

Key Executives for John Lewis Partnership plc

Managing Director and Executive Director
Age: 52
Finance Director and Executive Director
Operations Director
Head of Branch and Group Director of Communications
Head of Branch of John Lewis Bluewater, Director, Member of Chairmans Nominations Committee and Member of Audit & Risk Committee
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

John Lewis Partnership plc Key Developments

John Lewis Partnership Opens New Store in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

John Lewis partnership has announced the opening of a new store in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, effective September 29, 2016. John Lewis Chelmsford's 90,000 sq ft shop represents a GBP 18 million investment in Chelmsford by the retailer. As well as offering more than 65,000 fashion, beauty, home and electrical products, the shop will bring together the retailer's best services, including a beauty treatment room, a Foreign Exchange bureau and a Nursery Advice service. Customers will also be able to take advantage of John Lewis's click & collect facility and benefit from 20 minutes free parking in the Bond Street car parks.

John Lewis Partnership plc announces Re-Launch of Business Account Card

John Lewis Partnership Plc. has announced the relaunch of Business Account Card. This follows the relaunch of John Lewis for Business, the retailer's B2B arm, last year and the continuing growth of Waitrose's B2B division. The John Lewis and Waitrose Business Account Card is a charge card created for companies, including sole traders, to make purchases at John Lewis, Waitrose and John Lewis for Business, which allows trade customers to purchase products across John Lewis' and Waitrose's product range at discounted prices. The Business Account Card has been relaunched in partnership with digital services and payments provider Worldline UK and will offer account holders an enhanced service offering including: Increased online account accessibility; Detailed VAT reporting; Ability to set up subaccounts and multiple cardholders; Selfservice account management; and Quarterly rebates based on accrued spend.

John Lewis Partnership plc, Annual General Meeting, Jun 09, 2016

John Lewis Partnership plc, Annual General Meeting, Jun 09, 2016, at 14:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: Longstock House, Leckford Stockbridge, Hampshire S020 6EH United Kingdom Agenda: To receive the company's accounts and the reports of the directors and the auditor on those accounts for the year ended 30 January 2016; to re-elect Tom Athron as a director; to re-elect Rob Collins as a director; to appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor; and to make market purchases (within the meaning of section 693(4) of the Companies Act 2006) of its 5% cumulative preference stock ('the 5% stock') and its 7½% cumulative preference stock ('the 7½%) on such terms and in such manner as the Directors may from time to time determine.

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